I decided to sign up for an on-line challenge through BlogHer. It’s really just a way to give myself some structure, which seems like a good idea – now and always. It’s called NaBloPoMo. The challenge is to post something on your blog every day for a month. That’s it. They’ve given a writing prompt, […]
Like most Mama’s I adore my kids and cherish so many of the things they do – and want to scream about some of the others! Every once in a while though, they say something so touching or so funny, that I just have to tell someone. The other day Charlotte (who is eight) and […]
We’re trying to eat less meat at our house. We love meat, we really do, but we know it’s better for our health, the health of the planet, and the health of our pocketbook to consume less. (Have you read Mark Bittman’s Food Matters? I highly recommend it for great insight on this subject, without […]
I love that it’s all the rage for people to have backyard chickens these days. Our neighbors and dear friends have a whole flock of chickens (can you have a flock of chickens?) – at least a dozen. We send our food scraps over to them, they send their eggs back to us. Perfection!
The thing is, as much as I love fresh organic produce, I don’t garden. Never mind that I hasten the demise of any plant that comes my way. We also live on a lovely corner lot that is full of huge old trees – perfect for cooling our 1930’s house on hot summer days, but […]