Not everyone is born a farmer or a gardener but it is a skill that is worth learning for everyone. Still, lots of people find themselves intimidated when first starting out. It seems like there’s a lot to know about gardening in general, and even more so when talking about organic methods. It’s not nearly… Continue reading Book Review: The Garden Primer by Barbara Damrosch
I know. I’m years behind picking up on this craze. I’ve been hearing about the benefits of coconut oil forever. People in the crunchy communities and these days even most suburban housewives are familiar with the near Devine powers of this magical goop but despite all I’d heard, I couldn’t bring myself to see past… Continue reading Jumping on the Coconut Oil Bandwagon: Is it Really All That?
I’ll admit it, I’m still kind of a noob when it comes to baby wearing. I had a knock-off brand BabyBjorn style carrier for my firstborn but I never could get it adjusted to a comfortable fit for me or her so I used it all of maybe twice before sending it to Goodwill along… Continue reading Adventures in Babywearing
Did you know it’s totally easy to have an abundant supply of this and many other foods without ever having to buy them again? It’s true. You can reuse this same batch again and again.
My seven month old son is a hearty eater. Anyone can tell that by looking at him, but you won’t find a single jar of baby food in our cabinets. He’s eaten table food pretty much from the time he started solids. It just made sense that he would eat what we ate as a… Continue reading Baby Led Weaning
A couple weeks ago, our family reached a very special milestone: my son’s half birthday. Little Man is now six months old, no longer a bitty baby that needs to be handled with kid gloves, but a little ball of energy that rolls around the living room after big sister and the dog. It marks… Continue reading Six Months of Breastfeeding
Do you know how super easy it is to make homemade butter? You don’t even have to have a cow or a local farm that sells raw milk to do it so us urban homesteaders can get in on the action too! All you need is some heavy whipping cream. That’s it, seriously! Now, you… Continue reading Homemade Butter!