Category Archives: Tips and Tricks

Our Home, New Home

It’s been a while. And a lot has happened. I got married in early June. At the end of June, we went on a wonderful honeymoon to the Great Lakes. Two days after we got back, we both started new … Continue reading

Posted in Cleaning, Tips and Tricks | Leave a comment

I Love My Little Composters

Warning: This post contains the word “poop” rather a lot. I find poop to be the nicest, most family-friendly way to say it (for some reason I just don’t like the word “feces”) so bear with me. I promised you … Continue reading

Posted in Animals, Gardening, Tips and Tricks | Leave a comment

The Other R’s

We all know the 3 big R’s: Reduce, Reuse, Recycle. We probably learned about them in school, or from conscientious parents. The problem I find, is that most people ignore the first two, and only focus on the last one. … Continue reading

Posted in Animals, Cooking, Tips and Tricks | Leave a comment

Goals

This post is all about our goals – what we’ve accomplished so far on our path, and what we hope to accomplish in the future. What We’ve Done So Far: – Started composting! – Started a garden (Meyer lemons, avocados, … Continue reading

Posted in Tips and Tricks | 2 Comments

Path to Freedom

I’m obsessed. Absolutely, totally, 100% in love with this wonderful website: urbanhomestead.org and the family that runs it. I mentioned previously that the more we accomplish and work towards, the more we keep seeing how interrelated all of our goals … Continue reading

Posted in Blog Love, Tips and Tricks | Tagged | Leave a comment

Waste Not, Want Not

Sean and I have been juggling a lot of different goals these past few months, and yet we keep coming to the conclusion that they are all inter-related. When we do better with eating and cooking, we find we’re also … Continue reading

Posted in Shopping, Tips and Tricks | Tagged | Leave a comment

Organic Labeling

This post is a follow-up to my post from yesterday, at the request of a friend of mine. Thank you for the suggestion! Have you ever noticed the different types of organic labels? “100% Organic,” “Organic,” and “Made with Organic … Continue reading

Posted in Shopping, Tips and Tricks | Leave a comment