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Consumer World- A Great Consumer’s Resource

| March 2, 2009 | 0 Comments

If you have not done so already, I strongly suggest that you take a look at the Consumer World website.  In addition to looking through the website, you should sign up for their newsletter. Consumer World has a fountain of information that everyone who buys anything should be aware of.  As a result of a […]

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Natural Deer Repellent

Natural Deer Repellent

| June 28, 2008 | 12 Comments

I love nature just as much as the next person but there are a few things that really work my nerves. The insatiable hosta munching deer is one of them, second only to flower box and yard destroying squirrel. Hair to Repel Deer There are several ways to deter deer from eating your plants (they […]

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Squirrel-B-Gone: No More Flowerbeds for You!

Squirrel-B-Gone: No More Flowerbeds for You!

| June 10, 2008 | 0 Comments

It looks like pepper works. In my last post I ranted a bit about squirrels reeking havoc with my plants so I peppered them (the plants, not the squirrels). This morning, I was hard at work on my laptop and I happened to look up and I saw my archenemy, the squirrel stalking (in that […]

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Can you spell S-Q-U-I-R-R-E-L   S-O-U-P?

Can you spell S-Q-U-I-R-R-E-L S-O-U-P?

| June 8, 2008 | 1 Comment

I’m so annoyed with those tiny four-legged garden destroyers that I’m about to scream! They chew up the lawn, they overturn all of my flowers and they constantly toss the dirt out of my flower boxes.  I caught one squirrel mid dirt toss and I sprayed it with the water hose.  The little bugger took […]

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Let Fido Help You to Recycle

| June 3, 2008 | 2 Comments

For pet owners who don’t compost, maybe you should consider recycling your fruit and vegetable peels for your dog. The other day I was making a batch of carrot, apple, and raisin salad (the only way I can get a vegetable into my daughter). I used untold amounts of organic carrots. After thoroughly washing the […]

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Save the Ducks

Save the Ducks

| May 13, 2008 | 0 Comments

I was in the middle of preparing dinner and realized that I needed more mayo for the meal. I asked my daughter to get me a jar from the pantry. She pulled out three jars of mayonnaise, which were all attached by a three-ringed hard plastic holder that was inserted around the necks of the […]

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Blulow and Animals – We can’t forget our furry friends

Blulow and Animals – We can’t forget our furry friends

| July 17, 2007 | 1 Comment

I want to talk about something that had not dawned on me until I received an e-mail from a concerned reader. Her email expressed a two-fold concern: Was the Arm & Hammer Washing Soda ingredient I call for the in the homemade laundry and dishwashing detergent recipes phosphate free? Is the Arm & Hammer testing […]

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