Category Archives: all-natural


Well this senior-ita is not Spanish or even a Spanish speaker, but she does like Latin.  (Canis in via sedet.  Coquus in culina coquit.  My Latin teacher would be so proud to know that I know where the dog is sitting and the cook is cooking.  She did write our book.) I had the opportunity to […]

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It's snowing down south?

“It’s snowing down south?” Did your mom ever say that to you?  That’s the way mine would tell me my slip was showing. Here in Norfolk, we just don’t get snow.   We’re too close to the water and it always turns to cold rain.  Around here, the weathermen and women peak during the hurricane season […]

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a bit of miscellany

Sometimes life throws you a bit of randomness or a few non-sequitors. This is my response in pictures.  Enjoy.  SPL

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Homemade Laundry Detergent and Vinegar Fabric Softener

You might think I’m crazy, but I do make my own laundry detergent. It takes about 5-1o minutes prep time and costs about $5 for 10 gallons. This soap is all-natural and easy to make. And it works. HOMEMADE LIQUID LAUNDRY SOAP For front or top load machines 1 bar pure-castile soap {I like Dr. […]

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