planet saving

Washed Up

by

A few weeks ago, I posted about a homemade dishwasher detergent that seemed to work great. Seemed. After several weeks, though, we’ve noticed a cloudy…

Fine Point

by

“Know your farmer,” is what the kids are all saying these days, right?* When it comes to Pecan Point Farm in Hurtsboro, Alabama, we’ve…

Money Down the Drain

by

My Papa was a kind, soft-spoken man with an impish smile that belied the poverty he witnessed during the Great Depression. He never complained…

Walk this way

by

Cool morning, and I’m out chopping wood in the empty lot behind the house. I figured if I was going to destroy my spine…

Happy Earth Day…

by

… with love from Jenn, Brad and the world’s tiniest flower. Where the presidential candidates stand on climate change. 7 things we’ve learned about…

Bin there, dung that

by

When it comes to compost, we don’t really know crap. There are a million schools of thought on the best way to turn those leftover…

Commercial interest

by

Normally, I’d say Super Bowl ads are supposed to be one of two things: Hilarious (as when Rex almost gets that Budweiser) or mind-blowing…

Ragtime

by

The dish cloth. A no-nonsense rag with only one simple job. It doesn’t need to be fancy, it just needs to work. So how…