Do you have a passion for all things Food? Do you love creating gourmet concoctions in your kitchen? Do you want to try out new and exciting food creations? Then you should do a Food Swap! What is a Food Swap? A food swap is an organized gathering of anywhere from a few close friends,… Continue reading What is a Food Swap?
The Incredible Importance of Outdoor Play and Nature Connection for Children In today’s world of screens and structured activities, it’s easier than ever for kids to become disconnected from the great outdoors. But getting your kids outside and spending time in nature is more than just a fun way to pass the day – it’s… Continue reading Get Your Kids Outside!
Spring Tonic Before there was access to what ever food could possibly be desired at any time of the year, our ancestors ate what was in season and local. So after a long winter of eating dried and preserved foods, anything fresh was highly sought after. Not only would they have started early season crops… Continue reading Nettles: A Spring Treat
There is nothing quite like economic uncertainty to inspire people to look into alternative options for acquiring the things they need. As the economy declined did you find yourself with reduced hours, a new job with lower pay, or out of a job all together? Do you want to return to a simpler way of… Continue reading The Barter System
Do you remember that wonder that you used to hold as a child? Everything was a new and wondrous discovery! Do you still carry that wonder with you through your daily life? I sense there are times that we all have moments in our life that we simply forget what it means to look at… Continue reading Book Review: Under the Wild Ginger
No, I mean how are you REALLY feeling lately? Happy, Sad, Relaxed, Stressed, Peaceful, Tense, Angry, Agitated, Content, Unfulfilled, Restless, Blissful, Searching, Abandoned, Lost, Found, Enlightened, Innocent, Naughty, Nice? So often we convince ourselves that we are feeling one way, when we are actually feeling something completely different. Why do we do this to ourselves?… Continue reading Exploring Your Feelings
The book “Sepp Holzer’s Permaculture” was first introduced to me at the Permaculture Design Certification course that I took this spring. It was presented to me by a couple that was equally passionate about Permaculture as myself. I wrote it down as a “to read” selection and did not acquire the book for months. When… Continue reading Book Review: Sepp Holzer’s Permaculture
I am very excited to share with you all this beautiful garden tool, the Garden Broom! Considering my deep passion for spending time out in the garden, I cherish garden tools that are actually useful in my daily upkeep. When I was first introduced to the Original Garden Broom’s facebook page I was very intrigued,… Continue reading The Original Garden Broom Review
Perhaps you have heard rumors of how bad plastic bags are for our environment, but they left you wondering why. Well my suspicion is that if we only used plastic bags ONCE in a while, and reused them as long as we could, they wouldn’t actually be that bad. But the truth of the matter… Continue reading Advantages of Reusable Shopping Bags