Say Cheese!

Say Cheese! This is by far the best cheese chart I’ve ever seen!  As I say, there hasn’t been a kind of cheese I didn’t like; and it looks like I have a lot more tasting to do! Find a larger version here!

Fill Your Pantry With These Essentials

  A full pantry not only secures the household, but makes the cooks in your home happy! Follow these tips and this list to Fill Your Pantry with the Essentials! Easy as 1, 2,3 Shopping Tips ONE:  Shop for local and regional products. TWO:  Shop sales. THREE:  Shop seasonally for the best deals on produce. […]

Why Your Grandparents Didn’t Have Food Allergies

From severe peanut allergies to Celiac’s Disease, Food Allergies are rampant these days. I remember when maybe one kid in my class had to have special milk because of his lactose intolerance.  Has the incidence of Food Allergies risen over the past few years? Decades? Find out why your grandparents didn’t have food allergies. Read More 

DIY Magical Travel Signs

When a small aspen tree in our yard died, rather than chopping it down, my husband and I decided to use it as a post for our DIY magical travel signs in our garden.  Using paint we had on hand, inexpensive wooden stakes and Google (for distances), we spent the afternoon crafting these DIY magical travel signs. […]

It’s Greek (Food) to Me!

If cooking international cuisine is daunting to you, don’t worry! Blogger Melissa Checketts shares her favorite Greek food recipes she served recently at her “big, fat Greek dinner”. Get the recipes here.. 

Can a Major Corporation be Simply Organic?

Frito-Lay Simply Tostitos (Review) by Jeremy Fitzgerald     Today I was sitting at a friend’s coffee table and noticed a bag of chips.  Of course, this was no big deal, I eat healthy, I eat organic, I’m not gonna snack on chips.  But I noticed a small label on the back: Certified Organic by […]

Corb Lund “Cows Around” Live at Red Ants Pants Festival

  Got Cows Around? No!? You Should!  

Pumpkin Health Facts

    It’s that time of year again.  You can’t pass any grocery store without seeing large crates of pumpkins waiting to be combed through for eager children to take home to carve.  But, a pumpkin is more than just a  jack-o-lantern-to-be.  Pumpkins are a very nutritious and delicious fruit.  Yes, I said fruit!  Learn more about […]

Homemade Laundry Detergent

Homemade laundry detergent is easy to make.  One of the best parts of making and using your own  DIY homemade laundry detergent is that you know it isn’t filled with random chemicals that may be harmful to your family’s health.    Get the recipe for Homemade laundry detergent here!

Edible Natural Pesticide Discovered In Montana?

by Jeremy Fitzgerald Funny things happen on the way to the fair. Specifically, the Gallatin Valley Fair, held every summer in Bozeman, Montana. Actually, the fair is a perfect venue for families and community to gather over cotton candy, carnival rides, livestock displays and 4-H entries, while perusing the wares and crafts offered by the […]

Au Natural Beauty Tips

By guest blogger Emily Owenn McIntyre Anything that is good for your body is good for your skin and hair too. In the same respect, if you wouldn’t eat it then it shouldn’t go on your body because your body absorbs everything into the blood stream through pores. This idea might be a little difficult […]

7 Easy-to-Grow Vegetables for Kids

Gardening with your children is so much fun! Kids learn not only where their food comes from but also care taking and patience. Plus, research shows that children are more likely to try a new vegetable if they have grown it themselves. Teaching your child a lifelong skill of growing her own food is a […]