Bee People (Documentary Review & Giveaway)

Bee People (Documentary Review & Giveaway)

The Honey Bee is responsible for 33% of everything we eat. If you are a regular visitor in this space, you know all about my love for bees. You know that I love pollinators of all kinds, but that really, bees have a special place in my heart (and in my name ;-) ). So, when I was asked to…
Mint Sugar & Mint Extract – DIY Gift Series

Mint Sugar & Mint Extract – DIY Gift Series

Got mint? Yeah...mint sure is prolific, isn't it?! So, when thinking about DIY gifts for this year's gift series and my first intention to pull as many ingredients as possible from our garden before going elsewhere to source items, of course mint came to mind! Now, I've dried mint in the past and kept it for tea during the cold…
Moving is Hard

Moving is Hard

This post could also be called How the Hell Are We Supposed to Take Everything With Us? or equally How Does One Simultaneously Cry in Joy and Sadness While Packing Up a Home? Needless to say, we're going through some growing pains here. Now, please don't get me wrong, this move is absolutely the right thing to do.  It feels…
DIY Gift Series – Going With The Flow

DIY Gift Series – Going With The Flow

In a society that prides itself on the biggest, shiniest, most expensive new thing available on the market, homemade items can be a welcome gift to both give and receive.  As I mentioned in my introduction post a couple of weeks ago, my intention this summer and fall is to create as many DIY gifts as possible in an effort to…
Empowered Eating eCourse Giveaway

Empowered Eating eCourse Giveaway

I am so very happy to offer you an amazing opportunity to win a spot in the brand new Empowered Eating eCourse! The Empowered Eating eCourse is perfectly designed for people who are ready to take control of their food sources and learn some new tools in a short amount of time!  So, if you're ready to empower yourself, your…
The Way Forward

The Way Forward

I truly believe that everything that we do and everyone that we meet is put in our path for a purpose. There are no accidents; we're all teachers - if we're willing to pay attention to the lessons we learn, trust our positive instincts and not be afraid to take risks or wait for some miracle to come knocking at…
Excalibur Dehydrator Giveaway

Excalibur Dehydrator Giveaway

As most of you probably know, not only is it Back To School time, it's also the (official) season of Food Preservation!  So, in celebration, a group of blogging colleagues decided to put together an amazing fall giveaway for our loyal readers!!! I mean, really, what's better than an Excalibur 9 Tray Dehydrator with a timer?! Our gardens and farmers'…
An Organized Pantry

An Organized Pantry

...is a happy pantry. Or, at the very least, it makes for a couple of happy ladies who need to use said pantry every.single.day. Now, I will spare you the before pictures here because 1) no one needs to see that and 2) I forgot to take them (I know, bad blogger). See, cleaning the pantry was actually not on…