Summer means picnics, and what picnic or backyard gathering is complete without potato salad? We say it’s time for a makeover for this family classic! Spice things up with this recipe – which adds heat via buffalo sauce and savory complexity from miso paste. Fresh veggies
Good news, everyone! I’ve been browsing Craigslist a lot over the past week, and I think I’ve found a great dining room table! Bad news, the seller is in Virginia, so I’ll have to hope they still have it by the weekend. And then I have to hope that it’s as sturdy as it looks, and the
Zucchini sort of sneaks up on you in mid-summer. One day, there are barely any to be found. And then, suddenly – the farmers’ market is flooded with them. Your neighbors try to give you baskets full. It’s like a zucchini overload and you’re wondering just how m
About This Sister Eden Short Save money and time when doing laundry AND reduce our dependency on oil. Tips Wear Clothes Again and Again If your clothes aren’t visibly dirty or smelly, wear them again! And again! People really do this! In fact, the CEO of Levi Strauss and Co. suggests you not wash your jeans and clothing designer Tommy Hilfiger goes months without washing his! I probably wear my jeans about 10 to 30 times before washing them. Which explains why the amount of laundry
About This Sister Eden Short Save money when traveling by follow these 4 easy travel tips. Tips Tip #1 – Pack your own food and water When grocery shopping the week before your trip, load up on bulk snacks and then place those in reusable bags like Lunchskins. Bring reusable water bottles filled with water and when you get to a rest stop, refill at a water fountain or at a beverage fountain. If flying, be sure your bottles are empty before going through Security, and then refill at the ot
About this Sister Eden Short You can grill so much more than meat and still have a great cookout that your guests will enjoy. We love to grill all year long. Below are links to John’s recipes for fun, simple, great tasting food for the grill. Most of these are pretty straight forward, but for some recipes that include chopped or sliced veggies, a grill basket can really help. Just Google “grill basket for vegetables” and you’ll find dozens of options! Special thanks to our ne
Where we live, people are really involved politically. I mean REALLY involved. Leading up to our last primary one week ago, every third house seemed to have multiple campaign signs in the front yard. So what do people do with these campaign signs after the election is over? I f
When you bring home new pillow cases and other bedding from the store, turn the plastic cases that once held the bedding and and linens into a makeup bag! Follow me on Twitter @Sister_Eden to see all of my #GreenTips each week!