DIY: The Best Homemade Facial Scrub

Homemade Facial Scrub

After years of trying different facial cleansers of assorted price points, I’ve returned to something I had used for many years – Homemade Facial Scrub. It’s tried, true, natural and cheap. I’ve now put it in the category of “Things of Value That Cost Next To Nothing”. I’m a firm believer in what you put into your body eventually shows … Read More

Papa G’s Lessons From The Garden

Pass The Veggies Please

When our oldest two girls were only 4 and 6 years old they helped me plant a garden one spring. It seemed to be a great idea to get them excited about seeing things we eat actually grow and maybe even teach them a few life lessons along the way. I remember showing them a colorful packet of carrot seeds … Read More

For The Love Of Gardening


Our freezers have been emptied of last year’s harvest and for now I have only the memory of last season’s fresh vegetables. Our current garden produce is just now timidly poking up out of the dirt. This is a photo of last year’s vegetable garden and what we are eagerly waiting for. A new “tool” stands ready to receive fresh … Read More