Whatever the state of my brain, Continue reading
I agonized over the spelling of Boo-rrito. I finally decided I needed to stay close to the original spelling, you know, to honor the source of my inspiration. This is an incredibly easy weeknight meal you can whip up around Halloween. Continue reading
There was an explosion in my feed the past few days with some stories that are absolutely worth your time. Some were even sent to me by brilliant readers. Have a great weekend! And as always sweet mamas, I’ve got your back.
I love looking at this picture because it instantly reminds me how I feel when I am out on a trail. I am filled with Continue reading
Once school begins I’m ready to swap weeding for spelling words and math homework.
To celebrate the grand finale of our backyard garden we wanted to make something really special with Continue reading
I learned last year that the kindergarten classes at our school have snack time everyday. Most teachers sent home a plastic tote that rotated through the families. Other teachers asked for donations of dry, non-perishable snacks. (Picture cabinets overflowing with Apple Jacks, Saltines, and graham crackers.)
I knew i was in trouble when Continue reading
I can’t and won’t make everything from scratch. This may seem surprising. We make a lot of foods from scratch like mozzarella, paneer, bread, muffins, waffles, pancakes, crepes, granola, jams, jellies, applesauce, chutney, marinara, ketchup, salad dressing, chicken stock, and veggie stock.
Heck, we even grind our own white whole wheat flour.
But if I had to rely on my homesteading skills alone – well, I’d be institutionalized. Continue reading