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The coolest festival in the world

China’s Harbin Ice Festival, in its 31st year, promises towering snow sculptures featuring mythic figures, a temporary city of famous buildings rendered in ice (which have included the tallest ice sculpture in China, at 46 metres) as well as intricate ice-art lit with multi-coloured LED lights, that wow around a million guests each year from throughout the world. 591 more words

Travel Photography

Blood Limes

I mentioned earlier this month that I had bought some blood limes. Blood limes are a fascinating cross between the native finger lime and a mandarin, or maybe a Rangpur lime, the story seems to vary. 544 more words


Random Thoughts Tuesday

Why is it some days you really want to crawl under your bed and not come out? I do not like feeling this way.

Woke up hot, sweaty and yet freezing at the same time. 43 more words

It's cold again!

The weather has decided to take a turn for much colder temperatures. This morning we woke up to 29° and a cool house. It was cooler than we liked so the heater was run for the first time this fall. 487 more words

#2036 What's With the Hot & Cold Torture Treatment?

Air-conditioning is running full throttle and swinging between COLD for about 5 minutes then HOT for about 3 minutes and then back again?!!!

Its also so loud, I thought I got on a Boeing 737 by accident 😧 18 more words


Storing Carrots

Carrots – root cellar style (with or without an actual root cellar)

Benefits: Excellent source of Vitamin A. Very good source of biotin, vitamin K, vitamin B6, dietary fiber, Vitamin C. 356 more words

Veggie Info

Freezer Queen

When we started thinking about the whole “getting back to our roots”, my mind immediately went to canning. I was never taught the art of canning and preserving, but the internet being what it is, I figured it wouldn’t be hard to learn. 714 more words

Food Preservation