{Food & Gardening} Garlic

garlic sprouts in my garden

by SimplyNu By definition… Garlic is a hardy plant, Allium sativum, of the amaryllis family whose strongly, pungent bulb is used in cookery and medicine. (dictionary.com) Well, I think that hardy little plant is amazing! I researched natural ways to cure infections when I was pregnant with my children, because I didn’t want to have […]

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{Eco-Tutorial} Sweet & Simple Mint Syrup Recipe

Mint from the Garden

  Memorial Day is this weekend – and there’s nothing as refreshing as a cool glass of lemonade laced with homemade mint syrup! And if you’re anything like me, you have plenty of this tasty herbal weed growing throughout your garden already. So gather a small harvest and pull out your favorite pitcher and some […]

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A Positive Outlook on Ending Hunger


“I was just absolutely swept away. I thought: Oh my gosh! If people only knew that hunger is needless, hunger is human-made, that we would all do something.” — Frances Moore Lappe I was blown away by the simple message spoken by Frances Moore Lappe on the radio yesterday. I was not familiar with her, […]

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