Who doesn't love dessert? I am a baker and am constantly looking for new ways to take my desserts over-the-top. I have found the key to turning an okay dessert into an exceptionally tasty treat: homemade whipped cream. Adding a dollop of homemade whipped cream to a dessert can make it all the more mouth watering. Homemade whipped cream is so simple to make and puts CoolWhip to shame. Another plus is it is naturally gluten-free, so if you are on a gluten-free diet you can whip away. Here is my ... Continue Reading
Make homemade whipped cream using a hand mixer, stand mixer, or by hand.
Borax is a green, natural alternative for everyday cleaning tasks.
I recently talked about the green momma’s best friend, baking soda. However, there is another friend that every green momma should have around as well, borax. When I mention borax many people just stare at me blankly and say something along the lines of “Isn’t that some sort of chemical?” The answer is no. Borax is a naturally occurring mineral composed of sodium, boron, oxygen, and water. So what can we do with this mineral? Laundry Borax is perfect for families with hard ... Continue Reading
Some favorite (and green) uses for your box of baking soda.
Most of us have a small box of baking soda hanging out in our kitchen cabinet. It is a staple in many baked items; therefore, a necessity to even the occasional baker. However, did you know there are literally hundreds of other uses for this common wonder powder? I keep a 10 pound bag of baking soda in our home at all times and use it for just about everything under the sun. Here is a rundown of some of my favorite baking soda uses. Cleaning You will notice that baking soda is an ... Continue Reading