Two Ingredient Homemade Deodorant that Works

Homemade Deodorant

Last week I shared some tips for cleaning your home with just baking soda, vinegar, and castille soap.  Another way to continue to eliminate toxins while on the GAPS diet is to make changes in the personal products you use.  Today I want to share with you what I use for deodorant. [Read more…]

“Honing” Your Knife Skills

My new cutting board and honing steel

I recently had an in-home consultation with Susanna from Back to Basics Kitchen.  I had been getting more and more frustrated in the kitchen while prepping vegetables.  My knives didn’t seem to cut well, my wrist was sore, and it took me forever!

I met Susanna at a couple of local events here in Boulder and had heard a bit about their business.  Back to Basics Kitchen offers catering, weekly meals, educational classes, and in-home services.  I decided to see if she could help me figure out what I’m doing wrong, if my knives were worth keeping, and how to be more efficient in the kitchen.  What a helpful 2 hours it turned out to be! [Read more…]