I made some refrigerator pickles this week. Those are great if you want to add some zing to your basic cucumbers but don’t quite enjoy the full flavor of dill pickles. They are super mild, slightly salty, not at all vinegary and very refreshing. It’s also wonderful for those people who planted way too many … More Overnight Refrigerator Pickles
My husband built a fishing boat. He built it by himself, while I was quietly contemplating how to tell him he’s absolutely insane and needs counselling. Turns out he’s not. The boat floats! Maybe there’s something to those Greek fisherman genes after all? He plans to turn it into a sailboat by attaching a makeshift … More So My Husband Built a Boat!
I have not harvested anything but lettuce from my new vegetable garden yet; however, my planning for next season is in full swing! To be honest with you, whenever life gets too stressful, I retreat to my “happy place”, which happens to be among plants and growing things. This might be the biggest self-discovery of the … More Planning My Garden
I don’t know about you, but I absolutely HATE mini-blinds. Those things look cheap, let too much light through, collect dust like crazy and take forever to get cleaned. My bedroom windows are “adorned” with those plastic abominations and I have been quietly contemplating how to replace them in the least invasive/expensive way. Then one … More How I Failed at Pinterest