Crocheted Mandalas… Why I Love Them!

Crocheted mandalas are my new…. focus. Some people might call it an addiction, I’ll leave it up to you to decide if my newfound love of mandalas is crazy. Or genius! Crocheted Mandalas, and How the … Focus Started…. They are seriously amazing! Glorious! Fantastic! Easy! I know maybe ‘easy’ …

Potato Soup, With a Kick!

This is not your everyday potato soup. No, this is so much better! This potato soup is good for you! It’s filled with veggie goodness, such as onions and garlic. And I can’t forget to mention the cheese and capsicum (that’s Australian for green, yellow, or red pepper). And it …

What’s All the Fuss About Kefir?

Kefir. Some people pronounce it ‘KEE-fur’, however, below, it suggests it is pronounced ‘kuh-FEAR’. But no matter how it’s pronounced, it is still a sour tasting drink made from fermenting milk. ke·fir kəˈfir/ noun  a sour-tasting drink make from cow’s milk fermented with certain bacteria. “Why Should We Use Kefir”, …

Goat Milk Yogurt – Easy As!

Have you been tired of ingesting all the ingredients that are unpronounceable? Or those that are just plain ridiculous to have in your yogurt? Or perhaps you have simply wondered if you could make your own goat milk yogurt? Well, search no more! This goat milk yogurt I make is …

Dragon Scale Gloves – Crochet

What do you think of this stitch? The crocodile stitch? Proof positive that beauty is in the eye of the beholder. Or perhaps if you love dragons, you’ll love these dragon scale gloves in crochet! Why Did I Use a Stitch I Thought Ugly? Back to how I got started …

Off-Grid Kitchen Appliances Round-Up

Have you thought about going off the grid but wondered about how you were ever going to cook? Or other basic food preparation? Well, wonder no more, here is a round-up of some of the most common needed off-grid kitchen appliances. Off-Grid Kitchen Appliances, Basic and Not So-Basic  Who would have …