Review: Love our DuroMax XP12000EH Generator, built hard cover & oil change

DuroMax Beast Portable Generator

Our electricity goes out often, at least once every 2 to 3 months.  All the outages are to be expected, given our location, but Duke Energy has been impressive with response.  We’re typically without electric for only a day or… Continue Reading

Fixed: Sticky 2018 Polaris Ranger 570 Cargo Box Release Lever

Ziptie around small spring attached to cargo box

We’ve owned our 2018 Polaris Ranger 570 Mid-size for a little over a year, and we love it!  Since owning, we’ve changed the oil a few times, had a shifter cable malfunction/break (our dog did it!), and a sticky tilting… Continue Reading

Asheville’s 18th Annual Organicfest: Caricatures, Elderberry, and a Hard Sell before the best Korean BBQ

Caricature by Lillian Cotton of Cotton Studios

Looking for something to do, while on the way to the awesome Korea House, we stumbled upon Asheville’s 18th Annual Organicfest.  We discovered several great earth-friendly vendors, and some fun stuff, too. We had family visiting from out of town, and there… Continue Reading

Review: We planted two Meyer Lemon Trees in pots, here’s what’s happening.

Very tiny, smaller than a half of a dime. One of half dozen Meyer Lemons 3/18/2019

Got ourselves “Meyer Lemon Trees” by our sunny window. Sweet fragrance from the flower ♡ 🍋.  They’re supposed to grow great indoors, and will save us lots of money on lemons!  The one on left is about 4 foot tree,… Continue Reading

How to Use Microwave Egg Maker – Instructions for Chef Buddy

Microwave egg cooker in front of microwave

Looking for a solution to whip up some morning eggs in a jiffy, we found the Chef Buddy 82-Y3496 Microwave Egg Maker on Amazon.  Arrived promptly, but without a retail box or packaging.  It arrived in sealed clear plastic packaging… Continue Reading