Walking In The Woods . . .
On our new farm, Daddypotamus and I recently discovered the ruins of an old cottage, complete with 1940's era washing machine, chimney and a stash of vintage mason jars. Carrying my loot home, I wondered if there was something special I could do with them. If you're looking for a few ideas also, here are 50 I think [...] Continue Reading
When switching to a grain free or gluten free diet, one of the things most people miss most is bread. Sandwiches are a staple of most families menus (plus, they're so easy to pack for lunch!). So when I found out about cloud bread I knew I needed to give it a try.
What is a Cloud Bread?
Cloud bread (also called oopsie bread) is a high protein [...] Continue Reading
Note from Mommypotamus: Today's guest post comes from Julia Lenser of Coco’s Well. Thank you for stopping by to share this recipe, Julia!My neighbor down the street has the most INCREDIBLE meyer lemon tree. Just walking into her backyard with the sweet citrus smell is intoxicating. As someone who loves creating my own beauty and food recipes - [...] Continue Reading
Paleo Cadbury Eggs. It's coming, y'all. I don't know who will figure it out, but someone will. And while it's sometimes fun to re-create old childhood favorites, my tastebuds long for more.Something better than a box. Something with soul that reminds me to savor the "fruity, grassy notes" of late harvest olive oil.Something like The [...] Continue Reading
Sprinkled over a whole roasted chicken, seafood and veggies like sauteed green beans or roasted zucchini, this lemon pepper seasoning recipe is a versatile, thrifty way to make use of leftover lemon peels. The bright flavor of lemon melds perfectly with the deep, spicy notes of peppercorns, and it's super easy to make. I don't even bother with [...] Continue Reading
Hey y’all, each week I share a useful tip, insight, or recipe from a book I’m reading. As you might imagine, I get a TON of books to review every month. It’s about time I start sharing the best of the best with you, so let’s get started!So, I may have mentioned a time or TEN that some of you have reported amazing results after using tallow [...] Continue Reading
Is Your Oven An Alternate Universe? You know, a place where fluffy biscuits are sucked into a black hole and replaced with hockey pucks?I love a good kitchen disaster story just as much as anyone, but I like fluffy biscuits more! If you feel the same way - and have eliminated the alternate universe theory - consider this:What if it's not [...] Continue Reading
Hawaiian Breeze Paint Thinner doesn't quite have the right ring to it, does it? And yet when several top laundry products/ air fresheners were tested they were found to contain at least one chemical labeled as toxic or hazardous by federal law, including the active ingredient in paint thinner. (source)Interestingly, none of the chemicals were [...] Continue Reading
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I'm Heather, aka The Mommypotamus. I’m a wife, mom, real food lover, research geek, and amateur homesteader. And potamus... obviously.