Kefir Madness: Pretty Plum and Gorgeous Grapefruit

The star of the show: water kefir “grains”!

Summer is water kefir weather. Those hard-working, gelatinous “grains” (actually a Symbiotic Colony of Bacteria and Yeast) turn sugar water into a sparkling probiotic beverage. While a water kefir first ferment (1F) doesn’t have much personality, the second ferment (2F) is where the fun happens!

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Musings: Why I Don’t Like “Prime Day”

You recognize this box, don’t you?

After many years of thoughtlessly buying things without really examining why I bought them (and perhaps engaging in “retail therapy”), I’ve resolved to try to live my life without falling back into the consumerism trap; in short, I try not to buy things I don’t need. Recently, Prime Day tested my discipline – could I resist a deal?

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