Have you ever considered all the little things that go down your kitchen sink? It’s not exactly a healthy topic but your sink comes in contact with so many different foods, oils, and sauces. It can easily become backed up and develop an awful odor. The best way to avoid this and to save yourself from ridiculous plumbing bills, is to make sure that you equip your sink with a good quality garbage disposal. That’s why I checked out some of the Best Kitchen Garbage Disposals available and did all the research for you.
Where would we be without fruits and vegetables? Produce is an essential part of a well-balanced diet! That’s why it’s so important to take care of the earth and the soil. Composting is a way to make sure you are doing just that while helping to reduce your food waste! … Read More
When I saw this simple indoor composter for the first time I was so excited! The FoodCycler from Vitamix is a small appliance and a great idea to improve kitchen waste. And to me spending so much time in the kitchen, it just adds another activity for everyone in my household. The FoodCycler from Vitamix is great for collecting food scraps but also to help save the planet. I hope this FoodCycler Review of the Simple Indoor Composter can help you decide if this simple indoor composter is for you.
Why do some people think composting is hard? Well I’m here to clear up this misconception and explain clearly how to compost in a bin. Compost is the best soil conditioner, fertilizer and soil amendment you can use. It’s simply taking any organic material tossed into a bin with added oxygen and water. This creates a compost sometimes called “black gold“ and has many benefits for the earth and for a garden. Some examples of organic material would be kitchen scraps from leftover food, small twigs and leaves all shredded into small pieces. According to EPA.gov the food scraps and yard waste makes up 28% of what we throw away in the trash. Making compost helps keep these materials out of the landfills.
Being at home so much has generated some new interests for us. Our family has decided our new interest would be to start a food garden. Starting a food garden has brought up many questions about soil, watering, bug control and sun exposure. It’s a challenging but fun family bonding experience. And we have created some very unique solutions that might surprise you.