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 Rocket Stove

Ever heard of a rocket stove?  Neither had I. But see, that’s the beauty of sharing my life with a soldier, who also happens to be a Prepper.  A Pragmatic Prepper, of course, in case of natural disaster.  We do live in Canada and we have been known on occasion to get some pretty crazy winter … More The Rocket Stove