My Natural Anxiety Supplement Found Atop a Mountain The first time I ever smelled jasmine, I was atop a mountain on the edge of a cliff in a rental home overlooking the city of Acapulco, Mexico. I had taken my dog out...
Cannabis decriminalization is coming! I AM READY for cannabis decriminalization. We first posted about this a year ago when the House Judiciary Committee voted on bill S.2227. It passed in a 24-10 victory last November. I’d all but forgotten about this in...
Illegal Weed Ruined My Life Many follow my personal story and know that drug policy, particularly cannabis laws, has affected my life pretty severely and drastically. Cannabis decriminalization will change everything for me. The entire story of my life, beginning...
Most places I’ve lived in my life, both in the US and in Mexico, have an abundance of wooden crates. In the US I never made use of wooden or fruit crates, mostly because I was never in need of...
This prickly pear cactus candy is INCREDIBLE. When I was 16 I went to Arizona for what was legitimately my first vacation ever. It was like 2 weeks in the Tuscon area which was a huge difference from where I...
Circumcision in Denmark and Europe When you give birth to baby boys in the United States, as a new mom, you face the dilemma of whether or not to circumcise. If you ask most doctors in the US, it’s medically...
Show Us Your Garden! Show us your powers of propagation. Share your gardens  with the Homestead Guru Community. Gardening Beginnings Gardening has always been a part of my life. First with my Mom who grew primarily houseplants to sell at flea markets....
Propagating Succulents With everyone staying at home there’s been a recent rise in gardening, especially indoor gardening. Succulents are not only out of this world beautiful but they are extremely easy to grow and reproduce without very much garden know-how. It’s...
The decision to move to Mexico was easy because I thought I loved Mexican food. Turns out, I do, but what I thought was Mexican food is really TexMex. And actual Mexican can be even better. Today’s example? Authentic Mexican...
One seriously unintended result of Coronavirus and all this Covid-19 drama is the worldwide boom of survival gardening, likely inspired by the Victory Garden boom from World War II. Worldwide people are flocking to their gardens for entertainment and...