Earthing is actually a term, did you know that? In short, it means walking around barefoot in order to soak up all the good things that the Earth has to offer. Benefits being stress release and better sleep, among others. As someone who walks around barefoot perpetually in the warm months (hello, dirty feet) I’ll… Continue reading Walk the Earth
I adore these rocks. How often do you say that? These silly little inexpensive, painted on rocks. The tree stump that they now reside upon has sat by our back deck for a few years now, with me putting all manner of things on it (flowers, pumpkins), just waiting for the right fit. Well, I… Continue reading Between a Rock and a Lovely Place
Right alongside anyone else these days, I have a list a mile long to attend to pretty much on a daily basis. My world is a tad busier these days given some new gainful employment (to quote one of my favorite shows, Modern Family, “Claire is going back to work after a 12 year vacation!”)… Continue reading Giving Yet Filling Up
Yesterday, I had the pleasure of going to opening day of a local Farmers’ Market. All I can say is this….find one in your area and go. Go all summer long, or subscribe to a CSA (Community Supported Agriculture) program via a local farm and then continue supporting farmers during the winter months at the… Continue reading This Little Piggy Went to Market…and Bought Bacon
A few short weeks ago we were trying to catch glimpses of green buds on the trees or bushes and now….ka-pow! Everything is coming out in full-force.The lilacs, in fact, have already left the building. You think that you wouldn’t be able to miss these things, these blooms, but if you aren’t paying attention, a whole… Continue reading Lights, Camera…Bloom!
The holidays are arriving with their glitter and glam but there is one thing about this time of the year that I just don’t enjoy. Saying goodnight to my garden for the season. Yes, a great garden will and should have “year-round” interest. Stately boxwoods that catch the snow and add some architecture, red winterberries… Continue reading Say Goodnight, Gracie
“If you tickle the earth with a hoe she laughs with a harvest.”- Douglas William Jerrold “We used to be a nation of farmers, but now it’s less than two percent of the population in the United States. So a lot of us don’t know a lot about what it takes to grow food”.– Judith… Continue reading ABCs, 123s and CSAs