2012 in review

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2012 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: 600 people reached the top of Mt. Everest in 2012. This blog got about 3,100 views in 2012. If every person who reached the top of Mt. Everest viewed this blog, it would have taken 5 years to get … Continue reading

BzzReport: Gold Toe Socks

I’m a BzzAgent, which means I get to try products for free, then share my experiences with people I know, face-to-face, over the phone & online. This post is about Gold Toe socks & undershirts.  I thought I was gonna get the cool, funky socks on the website.  I got nice ones, but they’re men’s … Continue reading

Honey & Cinnamon

I started feeling like I was coming down with a cold. A few days before the Adam Ant concert!! I remembered seeing this natural remedy on Pinterest (I can’t find the pin right now, I’ll link it later when I find it) ***Found it! Mix 1/4 teaspoon of cinnamon into 1 teaspoon of raw, organic … Continue reading

Scrubby Bathroom Cleaner

I love making my own household cleaners. When I saw this recipe for ”scrubby bathroom cleaner”, I got excited. I’ve been using baking soda, vinegar & salt for years & was ready for something different. I memorised the recipe before I went shopping. I only needed the Dr. Bronner’s soap. I made the cleaner as … Continue reading

Skin Brightener Update

I posted about a baking soda skin brightener about 3 weeks ago. I’ve been using it every morning for a few days. About a week ago, my husband said my skin looked clearer. Two days ago I noticed that my skin looked brighter! Yesterday my sister said ”Your skin looks so white!” I’m not sure … Continue reading

My First Pinstrosity

This time, I combined two ideas I found on Pinterest. One was freezing orange slices in water in a muffin pan, to make your punch bowl look nice. The other was boiling water before freezing it to get clear cubes (instead of cloudy). I decided to try these out so the passionfruit iced tea I … Continue reading

Grilled Cheese Grows Up

My feelings about this sandwich were extreme.  When I first saw it, I thought “That sounds amazing!”. When I looked at it again a few days later I thought “Sounds kinda gross”.  I like all the ingredients, but would they taste good together?  My feelings about it went back & forth for a few weeks.    … Continue reading