Emily Hester

Three Clothes Washing Alternatives

I read an interesting article on Seventh Generation’s 7 Gen Blog titled Non-Electric Washing Machines – Wave of the Future (click to check it out). It got me pondering on how I do my laundry. No, I’m not going to stop using my current electric washing machine, but having an alternative or back up non-electric washing machine…

Snakes In My Garden

I’ve lived in my home for over two years and today was my first snake sighting. I live in a somewhat rural area near a large body of water, so snakes are to be expected. I guess I’ve been in denial of their presence in my own backyard. From my quick glimpse of the snake,…

Lemon Pound Cake

James likes! http://www.food.com/recipe/easy-lemon-pound-cake-11763 Fopllowed directions but didn’t add glaze. 1/2 cup butter, melted 1 cup sugar 2 eggs, well beaten 1 tablespoon lemon juice 1/4 teaspoon salt 1 1/2 cups flour 1 teaspoon baking powder 1/2 cup milk 1/3 cup lemon juice 1/4 cup sugar Directions: 1 Mix together 1 cup sugar and butter. 2…