Road Trip To Oregon During Coronavirus – 10 Day Self-drive Guide

This is probably the worst time to travel in decades due to COVID-19. Too much anxiety and uncertainty for many people to fly during the pandemic because you just don’t know if you are willing to stay in such a small space for hours. What can be a safer solution if you still want to…

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How To Find A Hummingbird Nest in California

People say it’s hard to find a hummingbird nest since it is quite small to see. But guess what? It’s not hard at all unless you know how. I am able to find five nests this year and have learnt three great tips. With these tips, I think you can easily find a nest too!

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Preserve Flowers in Resin: 3 Questions You should Ask About

Brides like to save the wedding bouquets to remember their special days. Some may keep the flowers in a zipper bag while others may frame them to decorate homes. Whichever way, the flowers have a lot of meanings to us. These days brides have found a modern way to preserve their flowers. They do it…

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Preserve Flowers 101: Silica Gel

There are different ways to preserve flowers. You can simply tie up the stems and hang the flowers upside down in the air. The petals usually crinkle a lot due to the slow dehydration, but financially, it costs $0. People like drying roses this way and the result can be still stunning. Flower industry and…

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Byeee Commercial Kombucha!

The first time when I tried Kombucha from a store, I knew I just loved it! Without thinking about the health benefits of it or its 2000 year history, I was just fascinated by its taste. Fizzy, sour and bubbling. Even better than a beer or soda, although it does contain some alcohol between 0.5-3%.…

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7 Day Vegetarian Dinner Prep After A Major Holiday Indulgence | Easy Recipes To Try At Home

Am I a vegetarian? I’m not, but I always pay attention to what I eat every day. When I grew up, my parents always told me that “eating two legs better than four legs and eating no legs better than two legs”. What does that mean? It means it’s better to choose chicken over pork…

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A Fresh No Cook Breakfast to Wake You Up

Jeff and I were traveling to a few cities in California last month to close the year of 2019. We visited Santa Barbara county and Palm Springs area, and exploring different local restaurants and food is always on our radar. My sister-in-law Kelly took us to a Juice Bar in La Quinta called Fresh Juice…

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How to Dry Hachiya Persimmons in Your Home Kitchen in Fall

Fall is the season of harvest. Especially if you live in the country like I do, you probably have easy access to many goodies such as pumpkins, nuts and all different fruits and vegetables from your garden, or your neighbors. Each fall after a few days of heavy rain, there is always something to catch…

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Tomato Feta Soup

Winter is coming, and it’s getting colder. What is the best to serve for dinner tonight? Any ideas? I think soup is a good option. It keeps you warm and makes you stay away from cold. Recently I found some canned tomato feta soup in the supermarket. They look delicious but I prefer to have…

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3 DIY Dried Flower Ideas for Christmas 2019

Time goes fast this year, does it? In less than two months, it’s Christmas 2019! Ho-ho-ho! Christmas is always one of my favorite holidays because I have SO MANY ornaments stocked in the garage and waiting for the entire year to get unpacked. Decorating the room, enjoying some hot chocolate next to the fireplace, and…

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