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homemade eggnog in glass

Insanely Easy Homemade Alcoholic Eggnog Recipe

For those us of who keep backyard egg laying hens, spring is the very exciting time of year when egg production ramps up again after a long winter break of slow laying.

Wondering what to do with a fresh bounty of eggs? Alcoholic eggnog isn’t just for the holiday season – it’s delicious year round, and it’s insanely easy to make (and enjoy!). Continue reading Insanely Easy Homemade Alcoholic Eggnog Recipe

Bearss lime tree leaves

Making hot tea from Bearss Lime tree leaves

I have a potted indoor Bearss lime tree, happily purchased last year from Mile 5.2 Greenhouse in Eagle River, Alaska. It’s just a few feet high, and it offers plenty of flowers, but hasn’t produced full-sized limes yet.

I’ve noticed the lime tree leaves smell great when you rub them or scratch them. They don’t give off much of an odor right away, but treat those lime leaves like a scratch ‘n’ sniff sticker, and they hold an incredible aroma that actually smells just like limes. Continue reading Making hot tea from Bearss Lime tree leaves