The Farm and Garden Report: How I Prepared for this Year’s Winter

The Farm and Garden Report: How I Prepared for this Year’s Winter

Well well well, winter decided to come early this year! Anyone else still have leaves on the ground under all the snow? Me too...didn't even have a chance to mulch them into the ground before the snow flew. I barely got my gardens cleared out before the snow. It took me forever, considering seasonal depression [...]

Ahimsa: A Practice of Non-Violence and Self-love

Ahimsa: A Practice of Non-Violence and Self-love

"Ahimsa is one of the five yamas, which are the ethical, moral and societal guidelines for yogis. Ahimsa can be distilled into a practice of non-violence in all aspects of life, from the physical to the mental and emotional."Dorna Djenab - What is Ahimsa and How to Practice It in Everyday Life In a recent [...]

Six Months Alcohol Free: What I’ve Learned So Far

Six Months Alcohol Free: What I’ve Learned So Far

Have you ever had something holding you back but never really realized it? Have you ever used something as a crutch so much that it just became a part of your life? Well I've had some experience in that realm, and in my realm, that substance was alcohol. I started drinking at an early age. [...]

30 Days of Yoga and How it Changed My Life

30 Days of Yoga and How it Changed My Life

Has your life ever gotten stagnant or have you end up feeling stuck? You overcome some of your life's challenges and need a new one? I felt that way recently and decided to find a challenge that would fit perfectly into my life. That challenge was 30 days of yoga. Over 30 days I did [...]

Chemically Imbalanced

Chemically Imbalanced

Every year when the weather starts to change my stomach drops. There’s usually a specific day I feel it, and that’s when I know fall is here. It’s right around the time it actually changes seasons and my body knows. I had that feeling towards the beginning of September when I noticed the days getting [...]

Black Bean Sweet Potato Tacos

Black Bean Sweet Potato Tacos

Are you looking for a delicious vegetarian/vegan option to your beloved tacos? Well look no further! This simple recipe packs a punch and is full of delicious goodness. I stumbled upon a version of this recipe some time ago. There are multiple different ways to make this recipe, but for simplicity's sake, I decided to [...]

Family Traditions

Family Traditions

Hello all! This week I have all the perfect ingredients to talk about family traditions. Ingredients: tons of tomatoes, one friend, one mom, and one grandma! Last week I was lucky enough to be a part of a family tradition that's spanned longer than I've been alive. I was finally able to join in the [...]