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Tips and bits on being eco-smart at home.


New Year’s 2020

My thoughts for 2020 are that I wish you (yes, you…yes, this is personal)…ENOUGH. Enough company when you want to be surrounded. Enough solitude when you don’t. Enough of a solid roof over your head, and enough food in your cupboards. I wish you enough coins in your pocket that […]


Starting off simple…

There really is nothing “simple” about trying to be a hippie.  Humans continue to label “hippies” as somewhat outside the norm.  Personally, I think being all natural and organic should be considered NORMAL. There is so much “product” available for consumption these days that most people have no clue what […]


Hi-Ho-the-Derry-O-A-Cooking-We-Will-Go!

Well, it’s official…my hippie-ness is starting to rub off on those around me, and even as far as the mid-Western US.  I have a request to share some recipes!  My niece, and new Mother, Amanda has decided that she wants to learn how to make as much of her own […]


Saving Money vs. Saving the Planet

Yes, we all know that if you can save money you can live better.  So the story goes. I’m not entirely certain that surfing aisle after of aisle of cheep goods produced by slave labour in a far off country is really going to improve my life one little bit.  […]


Yes, I know….

I’m experimenting with themes and other technical bits – so if you think the site looks pretty weird – you are quite right!! I’m going to get this rolling as soon as I can, but in the meantime, for orders, comments or just to yell at me for fooling around […]


Mayonnaise and Philosophy – The making of a hippie?

There’s a certain philosophy involved in calling one’s self a Hippie.  To some, it’s an entire realm of anti-establishment beliefs.  To others, it’s a movement – born in the 60’s, held over through modern times. To me is a simple, natural, inexpensive way of doing things. As a child of […]