The Garden Bounty

I have to say that in my next life I may be a farmer. Growing a home garden is such a satisfying experience. I decided to raise a garden to grow my own greens. I also wanted to grow herbs, winter squash and bell peppers.   Growing your own vegetables is personally rewarding experience. There … Continue reading The Garden Bounty

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Tricksters, marketing science…Part One!

I was talking to a mom the other day and she said her major barriers to cooking real food were being not knowing what to choose and frustration with the food battling at the table. How fantastic that she was so honest and was able to verbalize that to me. Motherhood is an intensely personal … Continue reading Tricksters, marketing science…Part One!

Real food vacation with two sets of twins!

This was our most successful beach trip yet! Those of you with children know what I am talking about. Some vacations are more work than they are relaxation. Not this one! We had extra help from my amazing in laws, a beautiful place to stay, great food and happy kids. The girls went three days … Continue reading Real food vacation with two sets of twins!

Eggs! They really ARE all they’re cracked up to be! posted by sallenrd

In addition to growing some of my own vegetables (or continually trying to) I  have fabulous next door neighbors who own several chickens and are happy to share the eggs. They have several gorgeous species, each of which lays a different colored egg. Their birds are allowed to run around outside eating plants and insects … Continue reading Eggs! They really ARE all they’re cracked up to be! posted by sallenrd