Tag: food

Summer garden report

Colorado is beautiful when it rains. The cactus bloom. Fields that were brown turn green and the wildflowers explode in a riot of colors.It’s all rather amazing, beautiful, and inspiring. A couple months ago, I bought 4 cherry tomato plants from a… Read More

August month of carnivory

I need a “reset”. How about you? July 31st marks the end of, “birthday season” in my family. As much as I try to stick with the way I eat, it’s not exactly popular especially around people who like to party with… Read More

Kiddie pool garden

This is my BIG, pink, kiddie pool garden. I don’t think most garden centers still have potting soil available this time of year. It could use about five more bags but I can make do with this amount (12-15 bags?). I lost… Read More

I keep trying; nothing works but meat

I made a mistake last week. I had watched a video about soaking beans in an acidic water solution to break down some of the toxins before cooking and eating the beans. I knew about soaking beans in water (You then must… Read More

The Apostles’ Fast

http://www.pravmir.com/the-apostles-fast-and-theology/ On fasting. Observing the Apostles’ Fast Living as Apostles  

I have a small garden

I feel a bit, Karen Blixen from Out of Africa writing this. In the opening of the movie; Out of Africa, she says, ‘I had a farm in, Africa.’ It was a big deal for her. This garden is a big deal… Read More

WWTTD:What Would Tasha Tudor Do?

From her clothes, to her home, the cats in sleeping in mixing bowls, her homespun and hand sewn clothes, etc. Tasha Tudor is my mentor (and Jessica Soward from Roots and Refuge helps me too!) of course, neither of these women know… Read More

Holy Martyr St. Phocas the gardener

Martyr Phocas the Gardener of Sinope Article reblogged from the OCA website. Commemorated on September 22 The Holy Martyr Phocas the Gardener came from the city of Sinope on the southern shore of the Black Sea. Having a small garden, he lived… Read More

Grocery store sabotage

Remember several years ago when people were giving the advice to only shop along the outer edges of the grocery store and to avoid the aisles because that was where the junk food was kept? Well the grocery stores have wised up… Read More

How eating meat healed my neck pain

When I was younger, and single, I lived in a big city. Big city rush hour, big city mentalities. I hated it. I had two serious car accidents while living in this city. My neck no longer curved gently the way necks… Read More