Tag Archives: homesteading

Retreat

Despite the grey, drab day, my girls and I were teeming with excitement last Wednesday as we slowly drove down Rockton Road, where the path before us turned from asphalt to crunchy limestone gravel beneath our tires.  We knew we … Continue reading

Posted in Holistic Living | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Honey Lavender Walnuts

    My girls and I have really been trying to adjust our eating habits throughout the school day.  Instead of snacking on crackers, pretzels and tortilla chips, we are trying to move our snacking to the non-processed variety.  This … Continue reading

Posted in Recipe | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Brassicas: My Beloveds

A few months back I shared my love of cabbage with all of you.  But maybe I wasn’t being specific enough, or not general enough, depending upon how you look at it.  In actuality I harbor a secret love for … Continue reading

Posted in Recipe | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The Equinox

As I grow older, I feel my connection with Earth and her rhythms strengthening.   Becoming more intertwined.  When I first began gardening in my late twenties, I found that cord of connection beginning to weave and form itself, as … Continue reading

Posted in Holistic Living | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Makin’ Kraut

I love cabbage in an obsessive, kind-of-creepy way.  I adore it raw in salads, sautéed in butter, and cooked down alongside a big ole’ roast in a low and slow oven.  But perhaps my favorite way to enjoy this curciferous … Continue reading

Posted in Recipe | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Recharge

A while back a friend said to me, “In an airplane emergency, first you must put on your own oxygen mask, then help those around you. Have you put on your life mask first?” Since December, I have diligently tried … Continue reading

Posted in Holistic Living | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment