Have you ever thought to yourself, what do I do with this candle now that I have burned it? We say, "turn it into a drinking glass." All you have to do with your Pauper's Candle is clean out your jar and you have yourself a glass that you can fill with your favorite beverage. … Continue reading Turn Your Pauper’s Candle into a Drinking Glass!!!
I was in my kitchen and wanting a snack and had a craving for my lemon cucumbers. I had picked some the day before and they were chilled and waiting in my fridge. I did the usual, peeled, sliced, and quartered the lemon cucumber, added a little salt and pepper and ranch. As I was … Continue reading Garden Fresh: Lemon Cucumber Walnut Salad
Congratulations to our August Winner!! May you enjoy your Basil Sage Mint Candle!! And the Winner is...watch our little video to find out! If you would like to be entered into our Free Candle Give Away that we do each month, you only need to Join Our Email Family. This can be done by going … Continue reading August Winner for Our Candle Give Away!!!
Strange title I know. My wife and I wanted to communicate the craziness of mud season in Northern Idaho. I decided that reading the "Tomorrow Speech" from Macbeth was a great way to express our mud bogging adventure. "It is a tale told by an idiot, full of sound and fury, signifying nothing..." If I … Continue reading Macbeth, Mud Bogging our Driveway, and the Solution
When designing an off grid sustainable home, it is best to design the majority of the windows facing south to utilize the most amount of solar gain. During the winter it is crucial to let in as much natural light as possible. This cuts down on the use of electricity and the need for electric … Continue reading Facing Due South
For us the choice was purely economical and a desire to be self-sufficient. The choice to live off grid is not a desire of most people, and I am not trying to convert anyone to the idea. However, if you like to save money, which most of us do, many of our off grid tips … Continue reading Electricity, making the choice to be off grid.