10 Aug 2011

October 24, 2011 the First Annual Food Day

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The Institute for Integrative Nutrition, where I’m finishing my certification right now, is having a Food Day. Let’s all participate and make the world aware of the importance of healthy, affordable food produced in a sustainable, humane way. Find out more about food day

2 Aug 2011

5 Herbs for Safe Summer Skin

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With temperatures heating up and summer in full swing, the one thing most people forget to consider is their skin. Whether you’re hitting the beaches, tending your garden,

26 Jul 2011

Installed a Rain Barrel this weekend

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I installed a rain barrel over the weekend and thought I’d share were I got it. They are a local company. The barrel is a recycled food barrel, BPA free. It comes with a Brass Spigot, mesh screen, a Brass overflow valve, and the downspout connector. It was so easy to do. And mother nature […]

24 Jun 2010

New Flowers in my garden – Oriental Lily & Black Eyed Susan

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I was able to get a clipping from a friend of this beautiful Yellow Oriental Lily. It’s so beautiful! And my favorite color. I love watching new things bloom in my yard. Oriental Lily’s are perennial, they come back year after year. They are a straight stalk with a bloom or two on the end. […]

18 Jun 2010

New Bleeding Heart flower

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Bleed Heart (Dicentra formosa) My friend graciously gave me a clipping of her  Bleeding Heart. And it still bloomed this year. Here’s a quick camera phone shot of it in full bloom. Can’t wait to see it next year! Thanks my friend. 🙂 Healing Properties: It’s essence is known to help  heartaches associated with broken […]

17 Jun 2010

My Garden

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Well, this is my second year for a vegetable garden. I absolutely love it! Last year I started out with a 4’x6′ garden. This year I expanded it a bit to 6’x6′. I made it mostly a salad garden with butterhead lettuce, red leaf lettuce, Swiss chard, romaine, spinach, onions, cucumbers, zucchini, carrots, grape tomatoes […]