• LITTLE BIT OF THIS & THAT

    Feels like Florida! The tropical moisture still lingers… Yesterday, even though Pasadena didn’t receive any rain, we could see the ominous dark clouds and hear the rumbling thunder over…


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  • THE LONG & WINDING ROAD

    Wherever we live, we should start to do something. We can start first by decreasing our energy consumption–you can actually live on 40% of the energy you are now…


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  • THE LONG & WINDING ROAD

    Wherever we live, we should start to do something. We can start first by decreasing our energy consumption–you can actually live on 40% of the energy you are now…


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  • POST SCRIPT

    In my last post I forgot to mention where we got our TWILIGHT LAUNDRY APPLIANCE . Here’s an excerpt from my email to one of our reader’s question…


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  • NEW GROWTH

    Baby apricots “We are like trees, we must create new leaves, in new directions, in order togrow.” ~ Anonymous ~ We got some (two) new composters…


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  • WHEN IT RAINS, IT POURS

    Frontyard                                         Backyard       Everything seems to have grown overnight!!!! The Southland got drenched early Friday morning and all day Saturday and into the night…


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  • WASTE NOT

    “The proverb “waste not, want not” reminds us that it is easy to be wasteful when there is an abundance but that this waste can be the cause of…


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  • SIGNS OF SPRING

    The past couple days have been busy ones! Made some granola, peanut butter, large batch of vegetable soup and handmilled soaps yesterday. We purchased some semi-dwarf…


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  • O WATER WHERE ART THOU?

    In our attempts to try to conserve water this year {See WATER CHART}, the…


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  • TOOTHACHE PLANT

    Toothache Plant THE WONDERFUL WORLD OF HERBS The other day, I had pain from wisdom teeth coming in and since we are growing new herb called


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