Monthly Archives: September 2009

Brown Sugar Scrub

With cooler weather approaching, I decided it was time to make another batch of my brown sugar scrub.  I love this scrub because it’s easy to make, free of dyes and perfumes (and other harmful cosmetic chemicals), and both exfoliates … Continue reading


Filed under Home, Living from Scratch, Recipes, Sustainable Living


Maybe it’s the three-day weekend, the agricultural fairs, the time spent in the apple orchard with my mom, or visiting my grandfather in the corn field today.  Or maybe it’s the pregnancy.  Whatever it is, I’ve been daydreaming a lot lately.  … Continue reading


Filed under Gardening, Home, Living from Scratch, Local Agriculture, Outside, Sustainable Living

Omnivore’s Hundred

This is a fun list I picked up from Laura, the Fearless Chef.  It’s neat to run through and see what you’ve tried.  I’ve put the items I’ve eaten in red and added some comments.  It’s funny because I’ve never even … Continue reading


Filed under Food, Home

Fall on the Farm

Sunday Stroll Fall on the farm is in full swing.  I’m not working there this year (at least I haven’t yet), since I’m pretty busy with school and am trying to get more rest, since I’ve found being pregnant to … Continue reading


Filed under Local Agriculture, Outside

Baby Afghan and Pregnant Bellies

I think this is the simplest afghan pattern ever.  If you can make a granny square, you can make this.  If you don’t know how, then check it out this tutorial with pictures.  I re-learned how to crochet a few … Continue reading


Filed under Living from Scratch, Sewing