Monthly Archives: August 2010

Tomato Canning Tutorial

Today’s guest post comes from Laura of A Pug in the Kitchen.  I’ve known Laura for the longest of all my bloggy friends and she graciously agreed to do this tutorial after “canning tomato sauce” won my poll and I realized … Continue reading


Filed under Food, Living from Scratch, Local Agriculture, Recipes, Sustainable Living

Back to School!

Today is my first day back to work after six months at home.  It’s incredible how fast that time just flew by.  I know I’m going to struggle to combine being a mother with working, especially in the beginning, and blogging … Continue reading


Filed under Home, parenting

Picking Apples

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Filed under Local Agriculture, parenting

Menu Plan *Friday

What can I say? I got groceries today, and I have time! My first week at work is next week, so I’m hoping a menu plan will help me get organized and help to streamline my cooking as well as make … Continue reading


Filed under Food, What's for Supper?

Greening Back to School

This post is my contribution to the Green Moms Carnival.  This month’s carnival is hosted by Mindful Momma and the topic is “Back to School.” Last night, a family friend asked me about what we teachers ask students to purchase for going back … Continue reading


Filed under Sustainable Living