This post is once again dedicated to my wonderful husband, but this time it’s in honor of our 7-year wedding anniversary. In case you missed the first portion of our love story, I’ll link it here. Otherwise, let’s dive back in. It was the summer after high school graduation, and we were enjoying the bliss… Continue reading Our High School Sweetheart Love Story Part 2
Hello and welcome to a new weekly dinner menu, with a twist! For this post, I thought it would be interesting to document my thought process in choosing what to prepare each day. Some days I have more fresh food than others. Some days I have more time than others. Some days I know what… Continue reading Deciding What to Make for Dinner: Vegetarian Weekly Dinner Menu
If you would have told my freshly postpartum self that I would nurse my son until 3 days before he turned 21 months old, I would never have believed you. My initial goal was to make it to the one year mark when milk is no longer considered a child’s main food source, but even… Continue reading Weaning A Toddler: The End of My 21-Month Breastfeeding Journey
Working with sourdough is extremely rewarding, but it can easily be somewhat wasteful. In case you aren't familiar with the feeding process, I'll quickly describe it. The word "feed" can sound daunting, but think of it as a refresh. To feed a sourdough starter, you take a portion of the current starter and add new… Continue reading How to Not Waste Sourdough Discard
Many of these habits bring more joy to my life than the convenience that they may take away. That said, taking care of the environment is worth effort and dedication, because it’s our home and the home for future generations. Sustainability can seem overwhelming and impossible to do perfectly, but I hope you can see by this post that every little bit counts and that it can be a journey of education and gradual progress.
I’m honestly thankful that our microwave started sounding like it was gearing up to explode, because it made me try something I had never even considered beforehand. The amount of processed food, especially frozen processed food, that we eat has not only decreased, but we enjoy the products that we do have more because of how and how often we prepare them.