bucket toilets

Howdy. I’m excited about log cabins, especially bucket toilets. This article tells all the hows about it.

ourfuturehome This picture of us makes me love log cabins. It is at Rock Bridge State Park we were at last month.

I watched Doug and Stacy’s youtube about how to care for the bucket toilet composting system. I know it would work, but we have 3 full bathrooms here and dear hubby is opposed to such a thing as buckets in the bathroom 😦

I can always dream!

The Doug and Stacy video

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is this for real?

This weather has been a reality check. Is this really happening ? ? ? ? ? We couldn’t get out of our driveway for about 3 days ~ it was ice packed and such a hill ~ impossible! Finally, Scott chopped enough of it away that we could back out of it and slide onto the street safely. We also made it to church this morning.

I was thinking we could put a short asphalt driveway on the front lawn so that we wouldn’t have to rely on the very hilly driveway all the time. When I told Scott my plan, he said, “No, we need to sell this house.”

I am excited, as I’ve been ready to for so long. It’s met our needs these last 26 years, but it’s time to move on, wherever that may be. I can hardly believe it’s really happening.

God is good!

really happening

another diet attempt

This time it is the 21 day celery diet.

Drink celery smoothie 3-4 times a week. Take first glass at breakfast with nothing else. Drink the rest an hour before each meal. Smoothie recipe: juice of 1 lemon, 1 stick of celery, 5 leaves of fresh mint, 1 litre of water

Some ideas:

celery, chickpeas, raisins & diced green apple salad

cream of celery & carrots

cod with celery and apple

sliced celery with salmon

cucumber, celery, tomato, dried plum & chicken salad with salsa

celery & pumpkin quiche

hake soup with celery and onion

cream of zuchinni with celery and turkey chunks

chickpeas with leeks and celery

brown rice with celery, raisins, salmon and olives.


3-n-butylphthalide reduces lipoprotein (bad chilesterol)

natural anti-inflammatory

regulates blood pressure

good for liver lose weight easier

fights infection

protects from cancer

It is filling and low in calories


optimizes digestion


Also eat carrots, fennel, parsley and parsnips