The first time I stood in my kitchen and tried to make soap, I’m pretty sure that’s what my instructions said. Soap making seemed just slightly less difficult than building a functional car out of raisins, and I wasn’t sure my trusty crockpot and I were up for the challenge. Continue ReadingRead More »
You’ve probably noticed that essential oils have taken over the natural living world. You’ve probably also guessed by now that, despite some reports, they won’t give you superpowers or vacuum your house while you nap. But maybe you’re wondering if most of the claims about them could possibly be true. Continue ReadingRead More »
So, my husband might be an alien. The quote above is practically a law of the universe, like thermodynamics and general relativity, but when I told him I was making cookie dough ice cream bars he looked at me and said, “Why would you want to do THAT?” Continue ReadingRead More »
It almost feels like cheating, but of all the methods I’ve used to make coconut milk it actually delivers the best results. (And I’ve used a few – you can watch Katiepotamus and I make coconut milk from fresh coconut here and coconut flakes here.) Continue ReadingRead More »
Micah: Ummm . . . I wike . . . ponies. Continue ReadingRead More »
If you’re using your old stash of Teflon cookware, the answer is somewhere between “Polymer Fume Fever ” and a chemical warfare agent. Yep, that’s right, of the six toxic gases that synthetic non-stick coatings are known to release, some can kill pet birds, while others can become a chemical warfare agent known as PFIB. (source1, source 2) The latter is the case especially with stovetop drip pans. Continue ReadingRead More »
The potami had nearly broken the sound barrier with high-pitched whining that day, and I remember telling Daddypotamus that as much as I love real food e-courses, I wish someone would put together an online parenting class.
Please tell me I am not alone in this. Continue ReadingRead More »