Growing Carrots


I’m going to grow cute carrots. You heard me. Cute carrots! Specifically Parisian Market┬ácarrots. Hopefully I will update this blog with photo’s to show it off as I go but if they don’t grow, then no updates. I’ve never had a huge amount of luck with carrots in the past.

Slow Cook Tea Warmer Recipes


Tea warmer + Ramekin + nice smelly ingredients = Long lasting air freshener A strange post I know but about two years ago I looked up “Slow Cooker Air Freshener”. I love the smell of slow cooker food and I had an idea for an essential oils blend version. This was where I first sawContinue reading “Slow Cook Tea Warmer Recipes”

Simple Homemade Tea


So a comment on a previous post got me thinking. How many of us go to the store for a new flavoured tea instead of using what’s in the cupboard or growing in our garden? *Raises hand* I do but mostly because I haven’t gotten my herb garden to where I want it just yet.Continue reading “Simple Homemade Tea”

Knitting With Chopsticks


This was something I did in the 90’s as a kid. I started knitting around the age or 6 or 7. My favourite was s small circular loom because it was easy and the results were fast. However being a kid I frequently lost my plastic knitting needles. My alternatives (being mostly poor growing up)Continue reading “Knitting With Chopsticks”

Homemade Soy Milk Using A Slow Cooker


I’ve always enjoyed slow cooked anything but what lead me to using a slow cooker for soy milk was because my stove is awful. The element only heats on one side on all of them and it’s hard to cook things at an even temperature. My first milk batch was too raw. Second attempt hadContinue reading “Homemade Soy Milk Using A Slow Cooker”