Author Archives: Erin D.

Knitting Garage Sale

Knitting is something I really, really want to love. It speaks to a warm and comfortable place in my soul, beckoning me, calling softly, promising cozy, relaxing rewards. [..]

Failures, Knitting , , ,

SunWarrior Raw Protein Review

I’ve spent the last couple of weeks using SunWarrior’s Warrior Blend Chocolate Raw Plant-Based Protein Powder (how’s that for a long title?) for my breakfasts and lunches, and feel [..]

Dietary Choices, Fitness, Food, Gluten-Free, Health, Product Recommendations, Vegetarian , , ,

20 Days In

It’s been nearly 3 weeks since I made a firm commitment to getting my chubby self into better shape. So many friends and acquaintances have come through with [..]

Dietary Choices, Fitness, Health, Lifestyle , , , , ,

Endurance Motorcycling, Endurance Eating

Yesterday morning at 6am, I left home to meet up with two motorcycling friends. We were attempting to do an Iron Butt Association certified Saddle Sore 1000 – [..]

Miscellaneous

Being Less Fat – Part Deux

In my last post, I recounted my frustrations with being fat. I’m tired of being this way, of not being able to at myself in the mirror without [..]

Dietary Choices, Fitness, Food, Health , , ,

Food Diary…ing…

Let me be clear: I hate food diaries. Food diaries, sleep diaries, anything of that ilk just irritates me. But ok, alright – I have to use the tools [..]

Fitness, Health, Product Recommendations , ,

FAT – and not the good kind

Things have been quiet around the ol’ blog lately, and while I’m sure none of you has been pining away wondering “where oh where has Erin gone,” it [..]

Dietary Choices, Fitness, Food, Health, Product Recommendations , , ,

The Right (Fermentation) Stuff

Lately, there’s been some controversy surrounding at-home fermentation and whether it’s safe. I’m not going to comment on that here, other than to say millennia of fermentation experience [..]

Miscellaneous

Winner!

Sara C. is the lucky winner of the Tropical Traditions 1 Gallon Gold Label Coconut Oil – congratulations, Sara! I hopped over to her blog after she was [..]

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Perks of Knowing Your Sources

Last week, the milk from our herd share (the only legal means by which Michiganders may acquire raw milk) tasted a bit off. There was a faint, almost [..]

Cow Share, Local Farms, Personal Responsibility , , ,