Just one more day and fall is here. Where we live we can tell when the season is changing by the changes in our local traffic. Also the upper edges of the bluffs in our area start to show their fall colors and the produce at the market changes from tender sweet fruit and vegetables … More Seasons of Change
Here’s what I had to say about this incredible book– A very well thought out children’s book that is full of sweet and delightful illustrations that are both entertaining as well as informative for children and adults alike. I especially enjoyed the fun references to food and the friendly characters that seem to come to … More Meet Me at the Farmers Market–a book review
I was inspired to write this blog post mainly because this week I’ve witnessed dozens of epiphanies from people who’ve been dieting since January. Obviously, we all know several people who jump on the dieting bandwagon the first month of the new year. What some of us may not have known — is that it … More Eat like your grandparents did!
A decade of blogging about good food! #livinghealthy #healthylifestyle #goodfood Where do I start? Just the other day I was discussing how many years I’d been blogging–18 years to be exact. My first blog was on LiveJournal and I blogged about my daily life. My posts were like something you would share in your personal … More Happy Anniversary Finn!
Headache/Sinus Headache/Facial Migraines –Peppermint Essential Oil. Pain-bone spur pain, arthritis pain, bursitis pain–Copaiba Essential Oil Colds, Flu, Sinus Issues- 1 tsp elderberry syrup every 1-2 hours for 12 hours. Mood- I diffuse Orange and sometimes Lemon Essential Oil Menopause issues- I eat yams–roasted, pureed, anyway they taste good. Sometimes mixed with mashed potato and sometimes … More Building a strong immune system–what’s in my medicine cabinet
Sun, just the right amount of sun, is essential to a successful container garden. We live in an apartment that does not get southern exposure, and the western exposure we get is HOT, quite hot, from about 1pm each day through 6pm. Watering plants in the early am hours here does not work. Also keeping … More Summer Sun and Container Gardening
Tired of having to pay subscription prices for a meal plan? or sign up for tips and tricks and end up inundated with spam emails? Here’s a 7-day meal plan without a catch–no hassles, no subs, and definitely no hidden costs. Summer time is a time where meal planning can get a little hectic. School’s … More Summer Meal Planning–7 day meal plan
This past couple of weeks has been BUSY for me. To give you a general idea of what I’ve been up to, I’ve been canning, and freezing produce here. Lots of produce to be exact. In between canning and freezing is housework, going out and buying the produce I’ve been canning and freezing, summer vacation … More My summer preserving and canning
Source Some of the first things harvested in Wisconsin are strawberries and after several types of tender lettuce, green beans. My husband and I have enjoyed garlic scapes- we grilled those, leaf lettuce-romaine, in so many salads I can’t count them anymore. We’ve been buying tomatoes thus far for eating, but this next weekend I … More After harvest-preserving vegetables
The real reason behind starting this blog several years ago was to voice my concerns about food safety and to journal about my family’s shift to an organic diet. The desire to eat more organic food really struck me after reading story after story about all the additives in processed food. When my husband and … More Invest in yourself-the food you eat