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The best, simple way to get kids to listen to you

Back in the Fall, I posted an article about getting kids more involved in gardening with six simple garden tasks. Of course, if they are unlikely to listen, you might never get them to the garden to try out Step 1. With two kids, two nephews, a niece and a Godson, I'm no kid-whisperer, but…

Once. I admit it. I bought all the stuff, designated a hand mixer and a stainless steel pot, and made soap from scratch with my sister, just once. Now the soap-making equipment sits in my basement. But, after reading this post on hot process soap making, I’m starting to feel inspired to get another batch…

Fantastic. Innovative. Delicious. Recipe by Greg over at pleasantpeasantcuisine.blog I especially love that it features pomelo! One of my top picks from a farmstand5 I just finished from farm stands in Zhangjiajie. via Pomelo, Jicama & Fig Salad

If only I read an article like this one from the Herb Society, might have avoided my worst gardening mistake ever! via Save Herb Seeds from Home Garden