I can understand not wanting to eat something because you watched it come into this world (humans do not eat their children is evidence to support this theory). I can understand that if you give it a name that it is hard to see it on the table next to the mashed potatoes. I really … Continue reading Is There Really an Omnivore Dilemma?
Pre-planning your menu will do several things for you. It will force you to double check your calendar. It will force you to go through your pantry, fridge and freezer (helps keep things fresh). It will also force you to make a grocery list (which will help you stay in budget). Quick note about budgets, … Continue reading Busy Mom Menu Planning Tips
It is that time of year here, for all of us! Some of the things we have been working on, besides the endless list of school supplies, are school lunch planning, organizing and scheduling. We have also been looking at various extracurricular activities. The kids have such varied interests that we have been looking at … Continue reading Gearing Up For Back to School
Apparently our future has been something weighing on my subconscious mind. I have had a couple of dreams lately depicting the whole layout of the farm. Granted the perfect place I have had daydreams of for years years. Now it is showing up in my regular dreams, so I guess it is time to really layout … Continue reading Dreaming of the Future
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January needs to be renamed planning, since that is when most of it gets done for the new year. We have a lot going on this year, as you noticed in my previous post. Well here is the detailed break down for January: Putting together our official business plan Get all the wood cut for … Continue reading The Month of Planning
Short often dark, dreary days accompanied by long, cold nights can make the perkiest of people feel down. We have eaten so much rich holiday food, not enough sunlight and a gazillion other reasons to feel depressed. We get down, weather turns nasty and we can toss in cabin fever as well to the pile … Continue reading Beating the Winter Blues
I know not everyone will be able to do everyone of these suggestions but even if you do just one you will be making a difference. The desire to cutback electric bills even if it is just to save money is still being green and sustainable! Control Drafts with weather stripping Don't use electric space … Continue reading Cutting Winter Electric Bills
At least for us it is the year of the squirrel. We feel like we have started over a million times. This time we are taking a slightly different approach in starting over. We are going slower so that we can make long lasting changes that really matter. Rushing in headlong as I am want … Continue reading 2013 The Year of the Squirrel
...please take a moment to scan through the blog site and give me your opinion on how things are shaping up. I know there is a lot to be done still, converting recipe posts to pages, loading up how tos and gardening articles, etc. But it will all get done. I will have a day … Continue reading If you haven’t yet…