Mindful Eating

One big aspect of mindful consumption is food and eating mindfully.  This includes being aware of what goes into our bodies, being aware of where it comes from and making sure that my eating practices don’t cause unreasonable harm to animals and the environment. (By “unreasonable”, I mean that I understand animals are killed for … More Mindful Eating

The Dehydrator

We got a new toy for the New Year!!  Actually, we bought it in November and it lay idle, still in the box until January 1st.  And now, Soldier Boy has gone completely dehydrator-crazy! There are a kabillion different dehydrators out there – ones that heat from the back, from the bottom, round ones, boxy … More The Dehydrator

The Patio

I had such big plans for this summer.  But they all got pushed to the side in favour of swimming and lounging in the hammock and reading and playing guitar.  We were going to rip everything out of the Third Room (which we did) and then insulate (we have the insulation in our possession) and … More The Patio