island spice

Homemade Beef Jerky: Island Spice Marinade

Standard, August 21, 2016, Marie,7 Views2 Comments

Last month I shared my first go at homemade beef jerky.  In preparation for our trip to Maine, I explored other options with the Island Spice Marinade. A.D. and I are

One Year

OSS: One Year Anniversary!

Standard, July 26, 2016, Marie,12 Views1 Comments

Today marks one year since my first post on omniasubsole! My partner was the impetus for creating this blog, and remains a great support.  He saw the interesting things I was doing, thought

island spice

Homemade Beef Jerky

Standard, July 18, 2016, Marie,9 Views0 Comments

I thought I was doing myself a favor the other day when I grabbed a pack of beef jerky for lunch instead of caving to something I know is not

Barbecue Sauce on Pork Chop
Food, Garden

PFF : Sugar-Free Barbecue Sauce

Standard, July 17, 2016, Marie,18 Views0 Comments

We love barbecue.  I’ve mentioned that before, I’m certain.  The trouble with barbecue is that most store-bought sauces are simply loaded with sugar! So what’s a low-sugar, high-fat eater like me

Tomato Paste
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PFF: Homemade Tomato Paste

Standard, July 15, 2016, Marie,31 Views1 Comments

There is a much larger story surrounding my endeavor to make homemade tomato paste.  This story will be told at a later date.  Today, I will just share my triumph

Art, Living

Journal 52: Friendship

Standard, July 12, 2016, Marie,42 Views1 Comments

Thoreau noted that, ‘the language of friendship is not words, but meanings’. This is a frustrating quote for me to think about, as I am not a great friend in


Attack of the Japanese Beetles!

Standard, July 10, 2016, Marie,47 Views0 Comments

Every year, like clockwork, I end up battling beetles.  They are the literal scourge of my weeping pussy willow and cherry trees as well as my beautiful roses.  I tend


PFF: The Secret Fruit Salad

Standard, July 9, 2016, Marie,53 Views1 Comments

I have never made fruit salad…until today! In my research to complete this simple dish via Pinterest, I realized that a simple ton of different recipes exists for fruit salad. My

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Roadtripping: Milwaukee

Standard, July 7, 2016, Marie,44 Views0 Comments

After leaving Chicago, we ventured a little farther north and into Wisconsin to Milwaukee.  We had plans with @ScottNorrisPhotography to tour around Milwaukee.  We started the day out by picking