It’s nearing Christmas and the impulse to run to the malls and stuff our homes with bags of stuff for ourselves and others is getting harder and harder to control. Green Queen understands and has been known to indulge her credit card limits herself…But if you have a free Sunday afternoon, here are some fabulous ideas to create personalized, delicious, usable, luxury Christmas presents for your nearest and dearest. These are guaranteed to knock their socks off! All you need to start with is a clean, empty glass jar. Fill it with the lovely ideas below and stick on a homemade label, a recycled ribbon or string and you are done! Glass jars remind us of homemade jams and rich preserves and specialty ingredients. Plus they are environmentally friendly- no adding to the plastic mounds in the landfill! To top it off, the recipes below are packed with nutrition powerhouses so you will be helping those around you make healthier food choices!
Homemade Muesli/Granola (Use a large-sized glass jar) read more
Today’s word is: energy vampire /ˈɛnədʒɪ ˈvæmpaɪə/
- This term is used to describe electrical and electronic appliances that continue to use up electricity and/or remain in standby mode even after they have been switched off and are no longer performing their primary function. Ususally they tend to be appliances that have a) remote controls, b) continuous digital displays and c) rechargeable batteries and/or external power supplies. read more