Last week I was thinking about how much abundance we have in our area for food. I often forget, or think that the grocery store is where I have to get my food, mainly out of convenience. But, when summer comes, that is the time that I am reminded of the bounty that Maine provides. This past weekend we had the opportunity to fully engage in the local lifestyle that I love. We … [Read more...] about The Fun of Living Locally
Archives for June 2015
Simple living is something that I am constantly striving for. I want experiences to be at the forefront of our home instead of things. I want to live a debt free life, only using cash to purchase items that we need. I want the food that we eat to be simple, wholesome, whole foods; preferably local and sustainably raised. I want to be a producer, instead of a consumer. … [Read more...] about What is Simple Living?
I am a member of the US Celluler #BetterMoments Blogger Brigade. I am compensated for this post, but all opinions, as always, are my own! Did you know that June is Internet Safety month? It seems like a great time to have it, right at the beginning of summer, when kids are fresh out of school. The internet has opened up a whole new world to all of us, especially kids. There are … [Read more...] about Top 4 Internet Safety Tips
Way back when I started looking for local food in my area, I found a wonderful blogger named Liz who had a very cool blog called Pocket Farm. That blog had a summer challenge to create one meal each week using only local ingredients. Local was defined as something that traveled no more than 100 miles to get to you. Some things were allowed, even though they may be from away; … [Read more...] about One Local Summer – Introduction
Guys, I have to be honest, I absolutely love the chevron pattern that I started last week! I am still knitting washcloths using this pattern, and it is making me happy to see the progress! I think that after seeing so many people comment about how they like to have them on hand for gifts, I realized I needed to do the same thing. And while I think it would be nice to give a bunch of … [Read more...] about knitting and reading
I participated in the Joy WIlliams Venus album review program as a member of One2One Network. I was provided an album to review but all opinions are my own. I absolutely love music. It is something that I turn to when I am upset, when I am happy, and every time in between. It helps me to get chores done around the house, it helps calm me when I feel at my wits end – I do … [Read more...] about Joy Williams – Venus Album