Month: October 2014

19 October, 2014 Charlena Edge 0 Comment

It’s a mushroom! In fact, it is a mushroom from the Phallaceae family – named for its phallic shape. See…I’m NOT crazy. According to, this mushroom could be a “stinkhorn”. Stinkhorns occur “naturally” in North America and may result from the “transportation of soil, sod, wood chips, trees, and so on”. This makes sense because I brought in pounds and pounds of soil this past spring for my garden plus we had some pretty hard rain on Wednesday. The…

17 October, 2014 Charlena Edge 0 Comment

What IS this?! I happened to look down while watching the dogs play in the yard. I saw the orange color and bent down to get a closer look. What in the world?! Is it a poisonous mushroom? A weird insect cocoon? A fairy pleaser? While I was standing there fly after fly landed on it. I don’t know what it is but this phallic looking thing makes me want to head straight for the chemicals to get my chemical…

12 October, 2014 Charlena Edge 0 Comment

Earlier this year, my husband saw an episode of Dr. Oz where he discussed the dangers of eating microwave popcorn. According to Dr. Oz, the chemicals in the bag may cause cancer and to avoid these chemicals, but still enjoy microwave popcorn, you can pop popcorn in a plain lunch bag. I never bothered to research this…partly because if Dr. Oz says it then it must be true, but mostly because I heard this in the news before. Even before…


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Charlena Edge

Charlena Edge

Hi, welcome to my humble abode! I’m Charlena, wife, mother of two, pet mommy, full-time worker, sporadic crafter, former floral designer, trial and error gardener, future chicken owner, and wanna be farmer. I have a Master’s degree in Therapeutic Herbalism. In between my disjointed, seemingly unrelated posts, I hope to share some of what I’ve learned. Thanks for stopping by!

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