Month: February 2013

Pickin’ A Chicken

As I mentioned in my previous entry, I also picked up a roasting chicken at the Farmer’s Market. When I arrived at the market, I felt uneasy for some reason. I’m not sure I know how to shop without pushing a shopping cart and selecting prepackaged food. I brought along my soon to have a…

Recycle, Reuse, and Refuse Update

My recycle, reuse, and refuse adventures have been a learning experience. Here are a few pros and cons I’ve experienced so far. Pros 1. Less at curbside! My family is down to only two 13 gallon bags of trash a week to set out at the curb for garbage pick up. This is a great…

Sowing Seeds and GMOs

Let me say, I love, love sowing seeds. It is so rewarding to plant a little seed, water it and watch it spring up and grow almost in front of my eyes. It’s amazing. Not only do I enjoy seeing growth in plants, I also enjoy seeing it in people. I know I may embarrass…

Whipped Butter

In my quest to be frugal with my weekly food budget, I literally whipped up this recipe this morning and it was a real hit with the fam. Take a 1/2 cup of room temperature salted butter and a 1/4 cup of whole milk and place in a standing mixer. With a rotary beater mix…