If you enjoy camping, take a look at this humorous piece at the National Parks Traveler site about naked camping. It's fun Sunday reading material.
From perusing the Old Farmer's Almanac this week, I learned that day lilies are edible. You can eat the whole thing, apparently, but the tubers are particularly tasty. Just clean and chop them into salad as you would red radishes.
Did you know that white and black peppercorns are both from the same berry of the pepper plant (piper nigrum):
- Black Pepper is picked when it's an immature green and sun dried.
- White pepper is picked after it's had a chance to ripen.
Once you finish the Sunday paper, if you have a few hours and some ribbon to spare, why not try making a lavender wand? Lavender should be budding or in bloom in many areas. Lavender wands look and smell so nice and are always welcome gifts. Take a look at the step by step: How to Make a Lavender Wand