Category Archives: Shopping

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 , , ,

A Blogging Dichotomy

Many of us in the blogging community like to talk about sustainability, shopping locally, and leading a wholesome lifestyle. We believe in what we write, and we do [..]

Commercialism, Community, Lifestyle, Personal Responsibility, Product Recommendations, Shopping, Sustainability , , , ,

Coconut Oil Review & A Giveaway!

Hi folks – For the last, oh, long time, I’ve been horribly remiss in posting much of anything useful here, as I’ve been hyper-focused elsewhere. Today, that changes. [..]

Baking, Food, Giveaway, Gluten-Free, Health, How-To, Personal Hygiene, Product Recommendations, Shopping, Stress, Sustainability, Tips , ,

It’s Awesome to Shop Locally

In addition to being the right thing to do for our local economies, it’s just plain good sense and good fun to see, touch and get a good [..]

Knitting, Shopping , ,

A Well-Intentioned Lie

So, hi. I know it’s been since spring that I wrote anything here, and for that I apologize. A few of you have left emails and comments asking [..]

Chickens, Cleaning Products, Community, Eggs, Failures, Food, Gardening, Goals, Habits, Household, Lifestyle, Local Farms, Mental Well-Being, Musing, Personal Responsibility, Planning, Stress, Sustainability, Toxins, Vegetarian , , ,

Optimistic Friday

It’s a beautiful day out. I don’t want to talk about how Chickenhead was also killed night before last, or how The Engineir very thoughtfully tried to protect [..]

Chickens, Farmers' Markets, Food, Mental Well-Being, Mom , , , , , , , ,

Falling Upon the Grenade

Internet, I want you to feel you can rely on me, trust me. I want you to know I am fully willing to throw myself upon the grenades [..]

Baking, Commercialism, Dietary Choices, Food, Gluten-Free, Health

The Awkward Holiday List Post

For convenience’s sake, I typically put my holiday wish list on my blog. This year, I am also making some recommendations for special gifts you might like to [..]

Commercialism, Lifestyle, Product Recommendations, Shopping , , ,

Should the Federal Government Stop Funding Public Broadcasting?

This morning on my too, too early Saturday commute to work, I had National Public Radio on (as I tend to have on 99% of the time when [..]

Commercialism, Musing, Personal Responsibility, Politics , , , , ,

More Sprouts, More Disjointed Thoughts

The first little onions made their presence known this morning, the cucumbers and melons have all gone to town unfurling little leaflets, the lettuce and kale look strong, [..]

Commercialism, Gardening, Planning , , ,