Are You Eating Ethically?

In these days of vegan diets for ethical reasons we need to also look at the impact of eating ancient grains such as quinoa on the indigenous cultures that have traditionally grown them. It is all well and good that people are choosing their diets for ethical reasons. That is one of the very reasonsContinue reading “Are You Eating Ethically?”

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Suggestions on How to Create New Habits.

There are a lot of “experts” and “gurus” out there who are willing to sell you a way to create a new you. Really there is nothing wrong with you. Maybe you need to change some habits. Get rid of old ones that are holding you back from reaching your full potential. Add some newContinue reading “Suggestions on How to Create New Habits.”

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Glazed Carrots

Nothing complicated for this candy like vegetable side. Ingredients: 1 ½ lbs carrots sliced ½ inch thick ¼ cup butter ¼ cup brown sugar ¼ teaspoon salt 1 tablespoon chopped parsley Directions: Place carrots in a large pan and add 2 cups of water.  Bring to a boil and then allow to simmer for 10Continue reading “Glazed Carrots”

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A Real Update

So much has happened since my last post. I started a new job and I an learning to be a dialysis nurse. I have had a heart attack and triple bypass, and a few other health mishaps we shall call them. But I am still here, kicking and finally getting the farm, though only asContinue reading “A Real Update”

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Creating a Culture of Change

I am not looking to change a business, society, etc. I am looking to change the way I live personally. That includes how I eat, think, buy and sell. Do I hope that others will join me? Of course, but this is really about my personal journey to live a quiet, peaceful life. What doContinue reading “Creating a Culture of Change”

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Calendula Flowers

Common Name Standardized: calendula Other: marigold, pot marigold Latin name Calendula officinalis L. Plant Family: Asteraceae Overview Calendula is a well-known herb and garden plant that has been used topically, ceremonially, and as a dye. It is also used as a companion plant in many vegetable gardens. This is an edible flower used in teas, tinctures, andContinue reading “Calendula Flowers”

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Herbal Remedies or Modern Medicine?

As you know I am a registered nurse. I also am a diabetic with a strong family history of cardiac disease. Luckily so far I do not have any signs of cardiac disease. Though my risks are increased due to diabetes. There is a lot of information out on the web regarding health decisions. PersonallyContinue reading “Herbal Remedies or Modern Medicine?”

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Venison Tenderloin

Ingredients: 2 lbs venison tenderloins 1/2 lb bacon 3 cups dark brown sugar 2 cups soy sauce Directions: Mix brown Sugar and Soy sauce together in a bowl. They should combine nicely into a soupy soy liquid. Put Deer Loin in a cooking tray and pour Brown Sugar/Soy Sauce mixture over loin. Roll tenderloin overContinue reading “Venison Tenderloin”

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Check Your Local Code Before You Get Urban Chickens

Looking to keep poultry in town? Here is an example of our local code that says yes, we can keep chickens within certain limits, such as keep your chicken house clean. It even says that pygmy goats would be permitted as pets. So are you allowed to milk pets to keep them healthy? Hhmmm…something myContinue reading “Check Your Local Code Before You Get Urban Chickens”

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