healthiest cooking oil – which one is it?

According to WebMD and the American Heart Association it is Olive Oil

You can use it for almost any kind of cooking and extra-virgin olive oil (also called EVOO) can help fight inflammation and lower your blood pressure, what in turn can lower your risk of heart disease. EVOO is loaded with antioxidants and since it is able to improve the health of your blood vessels, it prevents blood clots.

I have been using this oil all my life , but also like it to be flavored to give the dishes a little extra kick, so here I will share how you can make an easy herb infused olive oil yourself. Continue reading “healthiest cooking oil – which one is it?”

Container Gardening for Beginners

Where to start, what to grow, how to grow it and more Ideas and tips for Container gardening in small spaces, on patios, and Windowsills for beginners.

Container gardening seems to look as if it is challenging,but in reality it is not that different from growing plants in the Yard, as long as you remember a few basics when it comes to Light/Shade, Containers and what type of soil to plant in . Continue reading “Container Gardening for Beginners”

Tips to Spring Cleaning your Home with Eco Friendly Cleaning Products


It is that time again when we all are ready to open the Windows, let the fresh Spring air in and are noticing that we need to take some steps to de-clutter, tidy up and deep clean.

Spring Clean Checklist

Every Year the question comes around as to where to start, what to do first and what products to use. Continue reading “Tips to Spring Cleaning your Home with Eco Friendly Cleaning Products”

Gardening Growing Tips how to Plant a Companion Garden

So you are ready to start your Garden.
By now, you surly have picked your Spot or Containers and the ground is nicely turned You want to be sure that there is no more frost in the Ground. Check your local gardening calender

It is important to not just pick the right spot for good soil, sun and nutrients to have a successful garden, but also to make sure you are planting the right plants to grow together or apart to assure you will have a healthy garden with great crop

We will look at some plants to plant next to each other and which ones to keep apart. This is called Companion gardening.

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What are Essential Oils and how to Use Essential Oils

 

Essential oils are made from parts of certain plants such as leaves, herbs, barks, and rinds. These concentrated plant extracts retain the natural smell also called ” essence” of their source. Makers use different methods such as distillation or presses to concentrate the plant parts into oils.

With their specific immune strengthening properties many essential oils will work directly to fortify the immune response and some can eradicate the bacteria and viruses that can make us sick. Continue reading “What are Essential Oils and how to Use Essential Oils”

Family Gift Ideas and more Environmentally Friendly Inspiration

It is the Season of Gift-giving , Family gatherings, Friends to celebrate, Neighbors to visit.

Unfortunately this all comes at a steep price for our Planet and the overall Environment.

So why not make this a greener and Eco friendly Season. I have gathered some of my favorite Tips and Inspirations and hope that you may find some of them worth duplicating. Continue reading “Family Gift Ideas and more Environmentally Friendly Inspiration”