Margaritas for Cinco de Mayo

Modernita Margaritas

  • Jenn 
I like my margaritas icy–like a lime slushie with a kick. This recipe uses a little more than a serving of tequila in each margarita, so please be aware and use caution!  Servings: 2 Ingredients 1/2 cup tequila blanco  1/4 cup Grand Marnier 1 cup Tres Agaves Organic Margarita Mix 16-20 ice cubes (depending on size of cubes) Instructions Optional: If you wish to salt the rim of your glass,… Read More »Modernita Margaritas
Gluten Free Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Muffins

Pumpkin Chocolate Pecan Muffins

  • Jenn 
This recipe was one of the first paleo baking experiments that succeeded for me many years ago when I first encountered the paleo diet and decided to try it. The recipe was inspired by my favorite traditional muffin recipe from the Moosewood Restaurant’s New Classic’s cookbook, and the paleo modifications were inspired by a recipe I found on These muffins freeze very well, so I usually make a double batch… Read More »Pumpkin Chocolate Pecan Muffins
Garden with small rain tank and ollas

Irrigating with Ollas

  • Jenn 
While an olla irrigation system takes a little effort up front to set up, it is a remarkably simple system with little maintenance required.

Why you shouldn’t worry about the 2019 home decor trends

  • Jenn 
This may seem like an odd topic for an nascent house and home blog to take on, but this is the season where every home décor magazine and design blogger is predicting what will be hot in interior design in the year to come. I’ve read too many of these articles already, and I have something to say on the topic. I’ve come to the conclusion that you probably shouldn’t… Read More »Why you shouldn’t worry about the 2019 home decor trends