Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Best of Bridge Home Preserving - Cookbook Review


Many of us remember canning fruit and making pickles and jam with Parents and Grandparents when we were young. Now making preserves at home is a great way to utilize the delicious berries that we can pick ourselves at local UPicks and fruit that we buy at Farmers Markets. Ava and my Husband make raspberry jam every summer to give to family - it's always a hit. Maybe this year they can try Bumbleberry Jam:


Monday, July 21, 2014

The 163 Best Paleo Slow Cooker Recipes - Cookbook Review



Author Judith Finlayson has put together 163 Paleo Slow Cooker Recipes that are 100% Gluten- Free. All of the recipes contain no grains or legumes, and no refined sugars or oils, and no processed ingredients. 

For busy households slow cooker meals are ideal - spend only 10-20 minutes in the morning preparing the ingredients and enjoy a complete meal hours later.

150 Best Indian, Thai, Vietnamese & More Slow Cooker Recipes - Cookbook Review


Cookbook Author and food stylist Sunil Vijayaker has put together a collection of slow cooker recipes for the senses. 150 Best Indian, Thai, Vietnamese & More Slow Cooker Recipes is filled with recipes with fragrant curries and chillies, coconut milk, turmeric, cinnamon, cloves, and more.

Saturday, July 12, 2014

all you need is less: The Eco-Friendly Guide to Guilt-Free Green Living and Stress-Free Simplicity - Book Review



I have found that over the past year I'm feeling drawn to look at how I can simplify my life. How can I tread lighter? How can my family be kinder to the Earth? How can we be more conscious of what we use and discard?

Boogie Wipes - Review


When the girls were babies I used saline drops to help clear sinuses during colds. Now that they're older they refuse the drops so the saline Boogie Wipes  do the trick. I like that I can carry the small wipes pack in my bag.
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