Some links are affiliate links. I receive a small commission from these but it does not affect your purchases. Did you know that you can start your garden even if you are on food stamps? Yes, any seeds or plants that are edible can be purchased with your EBT card. You can use containers and … Continue reading Did You Know?
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, and … Continue reading Calendula Flowers
This has to be one of my all time favorite bits of prose. I thought it was funny when Claire was a baby. I received it in an email chain thing way back then. I appreciate it more now as my children grow. I just realized that while children are dogs - loyal and affectionate … Continue reading Mom’s Corner: Children As Pets
Welcome to part 2 young Padawan Learner! Glad to see you came back. If you are just happening upon us you can read my previous article here! This week we are going to discuss how to buy produce in bulk. This is more of a spring through fall activity. You will find the ones most willing to … Continue reading Frugal Friday — Buying in Bulk Part 2
Beautiful warm weather! Awesome breeze blowing through open windows! It is starting to act a lot like Spring! We have a place to garden this year! So have been looking at gardening stuff. School and work are doing well! Loving my new job at the hospital. Still trying to figure out when I will have … Continue reading Spring is Almost Here
Last week we talked about taking care of you as in self care. Doing those little things that make you feel good. Well I want to expand on the whole idea of getting exercise. I want to invite those who are interested in getting fit to do so with me. Some of my medication makes … Continue reading Mommy Mondays — Getting Fit
One of the ways I have found to save money is to buy in bulk. Best thing is it doesn't requiring shopping at Sam's Club or some place similar. There are a few steps to take to get everything in bulk and for less than a "club" store but all of them are worth it. … Continue reading Frugal Friday — Buying in Bulk Part 1
I don't think we need to wait until November to be thankful. However it has become tradition for me to say something about the year as it draws to a close. I think we should be thankful everyday for what we have. I know that I am thankful for family, friends and everything that I … Continue reading Thursday Thoughts — Being Thankful