Archives for February 2008

A lesson in making sourdough bread for y’all!

I know, I know, I’m not Southern. Gosh, I’m not even American. I just really enjoy using the word (phrase?) y’all, because it sounds friendly and cute and personable… at least, to me it does. So, ummm, anyways… Let’s bake some bread! Simple Sourdough Bread (really!) I suppose the only thing not simple about this bread is that first you have to make the starter, and it has a long rising time (well, two to be precise). So it’s a process, not an instant gratification […]

When you’re submitting a name for the contest…

Have seeds…will plant

I think I’m ready to start! I’ve got: carrots shelling peas sweet bell peppers sweet frying peppers tomatoes- three different varieties, plus one of cherry tomatoes onions sweet corn lettuce mix romaine lettuce passionflower (nothing to do with vegetables at all, but they looked really interesting and supposedly have edible fruits!) I actually still have more seeds to buy, but this should get me started with the ones that need to be transplanted. They are all heirloom or organic seeds, and include a few interesting […]

Name my blog!

Accomplishing tasks with little ones underfoot

Since posting my schedule, I’ve been asked several times about how I am able to clean and accomplish so much with very young children (mine are 3 and 9 mths). First of all, I just want to let it be known that I do not accomplish my schedule perfectly every day! Not even close! It is a guideline, a helpful reminder of what I should be doing to keep me on task. It is a way of splitting up the things that need to be […]

I’ve been inspired!

Raising healthy eaters- Requiring children to eat foods they dislike: A discussion

A question for all of you…