Monthly Archives: May 2013

Benefitting from the Downfalls of Non-Local Farmer’s Markets

I’ve discovered there are some definite downfalls that come from shopping at “farmer’s markets” that don’t consist of 100 percent local produce. Specifically:1. Green potatoes2. Squishy zucchini When potatoes are exposed to light, they turn green, which can be poisonous. … Continue reading

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So much fun I forgot to pay!

I’m starting to understand just why trips into town were so exciting for Laura Ingles and her family.  Though I don’t live too far from town (well I guess it would have been considered far in the pre-vehicle days), my … Continue reading

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Summer Schedule

I love summer break! Without all the business that school brings (having one child in homeschool and one in traditional school can keep a family hopping), it seems we’re able to get so much more done and still feel more … Continue reading

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Helping Young People Mature

I was fascinated by this week’s cover feature in Time magazine (coverline: “The Me Me Me Generation.) Not only am I raising a couple of millennials, but I also used to work closely with college students from this generation.  What … Continue reading

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Modern Medicine

Most of us believe that modern medicine is better today than it was in the pioneer days. I, myself, wouldn’t have disagreed the slightest with that statement until just a few days ago. But today, I would edit that statement. … Continue reading

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Friendship at the Farmer’s Market

I didn’t really want to go to the farmer’s market.  It was one of those days when my mood could best be described as “gray.” Despite how hard I was trying to be positive, negative thoughts kept bouncing through my … Continue reading

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