Nutritional Foundations- Making the best of the regular grocery store, Part 2

Some Finer Points of Hydration

There is no better time than the middle of the summer to discuss the importance of good hydration! I have been eagerly awaiting this post, as I knew that it would be an excellent reminder to myself of how and why to keep my hydration levels optimal. Guest poster Alison of Pennythoughts (soon to be WholesomeGoodness), always shares so eloquently and knowledgeably about health and nutrition issues, and this post is no exception! Guest Post by Alison Every health-conscious person knows that proper hydration is […]

Nutritional Foundations- Making the best of the regular grocery store

Goodness gracious, are these ever yummy!

The Secrets of Where Real Foodies Buy Their Ingredients

Tackling the issue of where to buy ingredients to stock a nourishing kitchen, and even which items to buy, is a challenging one. It will look so different depending on the types of foods your family prefers, the stores available to you in your community, your season of life, and your budget. Just as I did last week in revealing the contents of my pantry, I share what I purchase to give some ideas as to what it might look like to purchase a whole […]

Old habits die hard

“Greening” your kitchen (the frugal way!)

I’ve been anticipating this post from fellow blogger Michele, of Frugal Granola, on ways to eliminate disposables with simple and homemade options. I appreciate her perspective on simple living (check out her series), and I think that her resourcefulness is a wonderful example. Read on for some of her great ideas (I love the sandwich wrap!)… During our first years of marriage, we always assumed that we were “environmentally-responsible” people. After all, we sent out plenty of recycling each week! However, as we began discovering […]

A Real Foodie’s Pantry and Cupboards

So I’ve been brainstorming this new series I’ve recently begun, and came to the conclusion that as I talk about starting with the right ingredients, how to shop with nutrition in mind, food groups and balance for a growing family, etc. it only made sense to begin right here. Chez moi. This week I bring to you an incredibly detailed tour of the innermost workings of my pantry and food cupboards (this is an old picture of my pantry- the contents are similar, but it’s […]