How to Dry Herbs like a Brit. Part One: Harvesting Herbs

So I don’t have a ton of talents…I’m a passable seamstress, half decent at massage, and I excel at sleeping. I’m like, super good, truck could run over my head, the-apocalypse-could- occur-and-I’d-miss-it kinda good at sleeping. None of those, however, have a thing to do with this post. What does is that I’m incredibly skilled … Read moreHow to Dry Herbs like a Brit. Part One: Harvesting Herbs

How to Make Cucumber Salad for a Dutchman

I don’t like Cucumber Salad. Or food really. “Whaaat?!?!”, you say. “Gasp!”, you say.  “Feeeeliiing. Faaaainnt.”,you say. I know. I know. You’re okay. Also, I mighta exaggerated a lil there. I’m just the world’s pickiest eater. And being the world’s pickiest eater means I don’t like cooking either. Like, at all. But, because sometimes your … Read moreHow to Make Cucumber Salad for a Dutchman

BeckaBonce Feature

We’ve been featured on the BeckaBonce Blog! Which is fantastic (because we love a ‘lil love…and ‘cuz we adore alliteration)! And since her stuff absolutely rocks….we thought we’d show her shop a ‘lil love too! The lovely Rebecca Wilson (the face behind BeckaBonce), is a freelance illustrator, pattern and print designer with a super cool … Read moreBeckaBonce Feature

How To Make Your Own Grape Jelly: A Review of the Hillbilly Housewife’s Grape Jelly Recipe

Bealer eats peanut butter and jelly sandwiches every day at work. He loves them.  A lot. But since we buy organic, it’s become expensive at four dollars a jar. So I decided to try my hand at making our own jelly. (Peanut butter will follow…whenever I get a food processor that is…). I found a … Read moreHow To Make Your Own Grape Jelly: A Review of the Hillbilly Housewife’s Grape Jelly Recipe

The Bearded Lady or Another One of Those Dag Bern Hippie Freaks

 I have a confession  (other than the toilet paper tube hoarding thing discussed in a previous post). I’ve always been attracted to the weird, the disproportionate, the oddities of the world.   I look at the “freaks” of the world with the fascination of a child seeing Santa; with wide-eyed, awestruck adoration. Cult Classic Tod Browning’s Freaks (One … Read moreThe Bearded Lady or Another One of Those Dag Bern Hippie Freaks