If I Were Stranded On a Desert Island… I Would Be So Happy…

Today is just one of those days when I fantasize about being alone.  I think I even might have yelled at some point “Can I just go to the bathroom by myself for once!”  Oh, how I miss silence. I was just thinking yesterday about how I spend about 50% of my thoughts on my…

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Sometimes Things Don’t Turn Out Quite as Planned

This could be a title for so many posts.  Let’s be honest, it could be a title for my life.  But that’s another story. I posted a few days ago about pickles.  And for some crazy reason it went viral.  WordPress featured it, and people pinned it like there was no tomorrow.  Go figure.  I…

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Homemade Raw Cream Butter is Easy and Rebellious- What’s not to Love?!

I’m an outlaw.  I admit it.  I drink raw milk.  Its actually illegal in many states.  Can you believe that?  In Washington (where I live) you can buy it directly from the farmer, which I do.  Every week we go to our farmer’s market and pay $8 for a half gallon of milk (if your…

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Amazing Homemade Pickles in 3 Days!

Yes, you read right.  3 days!  I LOVE pickles.  My last pregnancy I ate an entire jar of pickles and a pint of ice cream for dinner on more than one occasion.  When they are small and crisp and a bit of spice to them- WOW!  But, I never thought of making them myself.  It…

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