Gardening is one of my all-time favorite summertime activities. I love planting seedlings, watching them grow, taking care of them, and eventually, harvesting the wonderful things they bring to the table (pun intended!). Continue reading
Unpronounceable chemicals don’t belong in our food; I like to look at what I’m eating and feel confident that I know everything that’s put into it. Continue reading
What is “fair trade?”
Fair trade is a social movement whose goal is to help producers in developing nations achieve better trade conditions and promote sustainable farming. Continue reading
Bees are vital to our food supply. If we lost our planet’s honeybees, we would lose a way of life. Bees pollinate our fruits and vegetables, and this process is responsible for much of the food we eat. Not only do we eat these plants, but animals eat them, too. Continue reading
Everyone knows some foods are healthier than others. What some people may not know is that healthy foods often offer benefits other than general well-being for your body, such as increased energy, improved mood, beautifying qualities, and even pain relief. Continue reading
As the temperature drops, there’s no denying the winter season is here. Some may not look forward to the change in season, but I know the great things that come with the cold.
In my lifetime, I have had 17 summers. 17 times, I have been given three months to spend however I want. This past summer, I finally got it right. Continue reading
Every year as the holiday season approaches, I get excited about the endless possibilities of wonderful things I can make that put everyone in the Christmas spirit. Continue reading
Many of the countless benefits the natural products in this world offer us are cosmetics, and utilizing them can save you money and enhance almost any part of your appearance. Here are some of my favorite at-home remedies for naturally nourishing your skin and hair.
What if you could give someone the feeling of a sunny summer day in an apple orchard as a gift? Or the warm comfort of your kitchen as the aroma of chocolate chip cookies drifts from the oven? Continue reading