When life gives you a lemon-use it!

Some things are just perfect- Yes, I mean it. I know some of the times I may come across as a cynic, and yet. I believe everybody- even the cynics- know deep down in their hearts that perfection is out there, wandering about, waiting to be recognized, acknowledged, and welcomed. Perfection may not be unanimous …

Autumn. cinnamon.

It is supposedly autumn here. It’s just so hot it’s quite idiotic to be celebrating autumn. Because autumn-for me- is a celebration. I can’t stand the heat, the blinding sun, the fatigue and weariness that go hand in hand (in my case?) with this heat. Sure- the abundance of fruit and quick hot shower water …

The scouring pad triple use method!

Triple use??what?? Yep. Actually-I think I just found another use- meaning 4 separate and different ways to use the same scouring pad! isn’t this amazing? I know this isn’t the most important subject considering the covid and global warming and what not- but- I am an introvert, therefore I think the best way for me- …

Can one cleaning detergent do everything???

Well- almost everything. I am talking about the basic -sits in every house -dish soap. I will address the ecological point of view in a moment- because it is the one and only possible downside in this win-win-win situation, and I have an unconventional way of looking at it- so if you are an avid …

“Go get a cold shower!”

I already told you a long time ago, that come spring, I brace myself and start showering with cold water. Now- hold the clapping- summers are H O T where I live, spring is almost non existent -sadly- and we do have solar panels on our roof, meaning from april-november we don’t use the electric …

How did Picasso get to my bookshelf???

If you happen to be an art lover, but (as it happens) happen NOT to have the $$$ needed to purchase a painting: or- if you tend to change your taste every few months: I’ve got you covered! This hack is simple, frugal, green and genius.

“I’ll start saving when I have serious money”.

*Before I start- the disclaimer thing- I am not a financial expert, banker or related in any way to Elon Musk. I have done my research-go do yours. Your money should matter to you- because it is the key to your financial freedom-AKA- your freedom. If you happen to be one of those unicorns and …

The cheapest, greenest, most effective ant deterrent ever!

There’s a possibility I have invented this hack. I mean- I haven’t heard or read about this hack anywhere, and I am deliberately not checking online, fearing I am delusional and many people have been using this hack for ages. Anyway- You have nothing to lose by reading this post- except- of course your valuable …

How I handled the parsley situation.

Ok , I hear you- you’re thinking- this early retirement thing is getting to her, there is no such thing as a “parsley situation”. Well- If you’ve ever grown parsley from seeds- you know there most definitely is a thing called a “parsley situation”. Here you are, chirping and hopping in your garden wearing a …

What about those avocados?

  I always thought avocados were for those skinny people that need nutrient and fat dense foods, because they don’t get enough calories.  Well- I happen to find calories wherever I go, no problem there, thank you very much.  This is why I was never a big advocate for avocados. But-  I changed my mind …