Monthly Archives: July 2014

It’s My Favorite Thing: Coconut Oil

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Have you read that Dog Diary vs. the Cat Diary? It’s hilarious. What makes it better, my brindle dog is EXACTLY like that. Everyone and everything is his FAVORITE thing. It all excites him to the highest degree. That is how I feel about coconut oil. It is my FAVORITE thing.

My experiences with coconut oil started in January of 2013. I was spending the weekend with my college friends and one of them said something along the lines of, “Are your lips chapped? Here try some coconut oil.” Read the rest of this entry

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DIY: Cinderblock Raised Garden

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DIY: Cinderblock Raised Garden

You should really watch this video about NC A&T’s Tomato Festival first.

Crunchers, do you want tomatoes grown at home, better than the ones from the store like in this video? Have you built a raised bed to try to achieve that result? How did you decide on which type to make? Plank? Railroad ties? Cedar? Cinderblock? These were questions my husband and I had to answer after the seed starting when we got to the point of planting seedlings. Read the rest of this entry