Healthy Living · Miscellaneous

Getting Kinetic

I made good on my word this weekend – I got off the screens. And I stayed off them for amazing chunks of time. I wasn’t entirely unplugged, but I did better. And ultimately, IĀ feltĀ better, which is what I was after in the first place. I purged a trunk load of stuff from the house… Continue reading Getting Kinetic

Healthy Living · Miscellaneous

Technological Overload?

My anxiety has been through the roof lately. Some of my people say this is because of everything I have on my plate – full time job, full time school, running a business, parenting, managing family life… and the list goes on and on and on. But I feel like that’s not it. I’ve always… Continue reading Technological Overload?

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Hello Himalayan Salt

Thought you knew everything you needed to know about salt? There’s iodized salt in the canisters and sea salt, what else is there to know, right? I used to feel the same. Thought salt is salt is salt. Like with most other things though, there are actually different types of salt, with different compositions, properties,… Continue reading Hello Himalayan Salt

Food Preservation · Gardening · Healthy Living

Foraging Field Guides

I’ve been reinvigorating my interest in foraging again, now that we have a little slice of land of our own and are closer than we’ve ever been to the great outdoors. Last week I was excited to take a foraging and edible landscaping class out our community college with local native plant expert Caron Wenzel,… Continue reading Foraging Field Guides

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Elderberries to the Rescue!

The season of runny noses, sore throats and terrible coughs is upon us, and sometimes it feels like there’s no relief in sight. Over-the-counter drugs can often make you feel woozy and weird with their side effects, and they’re pricey! When I’m feeling under the weather, I like to turn to natural remedies when ever… Continue reading Elderberries to the Rescue!