Oyster Mushroom Poboy

If you are from New Orleans or have ever visited you know what a poboy is, and this one is delicious!  A trip to the Covington Farmers Market yesterday yielded some beautiful organically grown oyster mushrooms from GF Farms in Franklinton.  Nathan immediately thought of making oyster mushroom poboys for our Sunday lunch, and boy... Continue Reading →

An Exercise in Patience

It seems that things are brighter during a cold and crisp Winter day.  Though Winter isn’t my favorite time of year, there are certainly aspects of it that intrigue me and that I find beautiful.  On this cold Winter day (yes 20 - 30 degrees is cold for South Louisiana) Nathan and I ventured out... Continue Reading →

Cutting the Cord

Once again, in this post, the Techy Geek in me is working well with the Back to Simplicity Homesteader.  We are not the first ones to cut the proverbial cord and I am sure we will not be the last.  We first started considering getting rid of cable or satellite television services just over 3... Continue Reading →

Homemade Automatic Dishwasher Soap

We experiment a lot with different ways to make commonly used household items more cost effectively, more green & environmentally friendly.  Automatic dishwasher detergent is one of the successful and one of the easier things we have tried.  One of the key ingredients to this detergent is our own homemade coconut oil based soap (recipe... Continue Reading →

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