{Food & Gardening} Wings, Worms, and Wonder

Wings, Worms, and Wonder: A guide for creatively integrating gardening and outdoor learning into children’s lives by Kelly Johnson. My good friend who is an elementary school teacher recommended I buy a book.  She isn’t one of those friends who recommends I buy things. When she said I would like the book, I should have [...]

{Eco-Inspirations} Center Yourself

There are days when all of us have run one too many errands, checked an excess of items off our to-do list and pushed ourselves with an overload of household chores. To help inspire you to pause and center yourself, I wanted to share the above quote, which reminds us to stop and indulge in [...]

Letting Nature Work for You — Part I: Baking Soda, Vinegar and Lemon Juice

For centuries nature has taken care of itself. It rains when there is a drought, gets sunny when plants need light to grow, fires burn to prompt new growth in forests. As humans, we too are natural beings; a big old mass of cells, we all fit in nicely with the “needs water/light/food to survive” [...]