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Starting to Forage for Food And Fun: The Researchfeatured

Foraging When you hear the word “homesteading” you may think “growing your own food.”  However, foraging is also a fantastic way to fill the table!  I’ve been fascinated with the skill how to forage for food for a couple of years now.  Seeing the delicious and nutritious foods growing right up around your feet is Read more


Foods I Don’t Allow in My Home And Their Substitutesfeatured

Food You know that I love writer Michael Pollan and all of his advice about what to eat.  “Don’t eat food like substances.” This is one of my favorite pieces of advice and I’ve taken it to heart whether intentionally or not the past few years.  There are some things that I simply won’t allow Read more

Starting To Grow My Own Food Indoorsfeatured

Growing Food I’ve been experimenting in growing my own food for years.  There have been several failed tomato plants and pots of basil.  However, this year I decided to kick things up a notch.  I decided to go for it and plant seeds in the hope of growing my own food.  Click here to read more about Read more

Food Day: Eat Realfeatured

Some of you may know that Food Day 2015 is coming up.  For those of you who don’t, let me tell you a little bit about it.  Food Day focuses on eating a real and sustainable diet.  What does that mean?  It means cutting down on processed foods and eating more whole foods like grains Read more


Not All Dirt Is Good Dirtfeatured

Dirt When learning about growing plants, one of the first things you’ll hear about is dirt.  Some people live in lands with soil composed mainly of clay, some have sand.  Others even have that highly sought after dark loamy soil which is the envy of every farmer and gardener alike.  Last year when I planted Read more


The Feast Nearby And The Comfort Of Cookiesfeatured

The Feast Nearby Like local eating?  You know I do!  This is about a book that I bought from work recently.  All sorts of people write about their lives every day.  I do in a journal whenever I can.  But, some people have stories that draw you in.  This was one of those stories. The Story This book Read more


Your Seeds Need Grow Lights To Germinate!featured

Germinating Seeds If you’re growing plants for any purpose, you may have heard of this term: “germination.”  Google defines it as “development of a plant from a seed or spore after a period of dormancy.”  Basically it’s turning your seeds into those little sprouts you want to see popping out of the soil.  Some plants Read more


Red Potato Fries: A Drool Worthy Side Dishfeatured

Potatoes You know by now that I’m crazy about potatoes.  They’re one of my favorite foods and yes I do eat just potatoes for whole meals all the time occasionally.  😉  Click here or here to see other potato favorites.  MMR and I have eaten a lot of regular old Idaho and golden potatoes.  This month Read more


Foraging 101 Class Tripfeatured

Foraging I mentioned recently that I was going to give foraging a try.  Well, I finally did!  Yesterday I went to my first foraging class and came home with some greens and a bunch of great notes.  Today, I’ll share them with you! The Basics There is a lot of delicious food growing all over Read more