Life: Camping & Leaving the Garden For Days at a Time

This past week I was able to spend some time camping with my family. My mom who is a gardener too, took care of everything at our house for us while we were gone. It was great to spend some time in the great outdoors with my family and doodles. I spent a lot of…

Seasonal Eating: Brussels Sprouts

Brussels Sprouts seem to fall into a love them or hate them group. Which are you? Brussels sprouts are incredibly good for you!  They are a perfect cool/cold season vegetable to include in your weekly meal plan. They contain amazing constituents that are not only anti-cancer, hormone helping, but heart healthy. This is great news…

Building my kitchen garden in quarantine

Last summer/autumn I decided to change the way I garden. I had been following a few different people on social media and really liked their set up and the way they did things. First was Jess from Roots and Refuge. She utilized cattle panels to grow things vertically on her small farm. I loved this…

GROW. COOK. NOURISH.

Since January I have spent time meditating and thinking about how to best serve you in a way that sits fully in conjunction with my heart, knowledge base, training, experience, desires, and dreams.  Last October I switched gears and relaunched with a new niche and branding. I knew I needed to pivot because I felt…

Leggy Seedlings

Leggy seedlings can happen for a variety reasons. Uneven moisture, high temperatures, and insufficient light. More often than not it is due to insufficient light. When starting seeds they need a lot of light, close to where they are growing. 2 -5 inches above them is recommended. 16 hours of light is great for seedlings,…

Quick Growing Cool Season Vegetables

  Based on my last post on Instagram  where I asked what do you need from me right now and pretty much everyone wants to know what to grow in the garden for a quick harvest.  This is a quick list I put together. If you want to add anything, please do! The fastest thing…

Yoga

I mentioned yesterday that I was doing some soul searching. It was a rough day for sure. Last night I completely threw myself into my yoga practice. I knew I really needed to fully show up on my mat and then completely let go. It was wonderful, relaxing and soothing. Just what I needed. I…

Soul Searching

  Sitting here doing some soul searching. Perimenopause is a time where we can no longer settle, we seek things that light up our heart. It’s a time for coming home to our true self like no other time in life. I keep feeling called to do something, but I am just not sure how…

Immune Support Tea

  Elderberries, Chaga, Reishi, Astragalus decoction I made for the @culinarynutrition #everydayherbalcourse. This is one of the assignment recipes. I chose this blend for the immune supportive actions of each ingredient. It’s the perfect time to have something like this on hand. Chaga is immune boosting and modulating. Elderberry is immune boosting. Astragalus is an…