Monthly Archives: January 2015

Winter Citrus Sunshine

  I always wondered why the local home center/garden center sold tropical plants like oranges and lemons in the middle of the midwest.  It must be possible to grow them here and just bring them indoors during the winter.  The summer before last I purchased dwarf lemon and orange trees at the local garden center… Read More »

Homemade Hand Warmers

I’ve been walking outside this winter for the first time, well, ever.  Along the way I’ve been experimenting with clothing combinations and ways to keep warm.  Last year I made everyone a homemade rice wrap (anti-stress microwaveable neck pillow) for Christmas. These are simple and inexpensive to make with some scrap fabric and white rice… Read More »