Community Gardens: What They Are, How to Find Them and Why You Might Consider Joining One

Apartment dwellers, rejoice! Those who don’t fancy the idea of ripping up their backyard or gardening in containers, take heart! Four years ago I found myself in such a situation. I was living in a ground level condo and desperately wanted to learn to garden. I had a large deck but container gardening just didn’t (read more…)

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Real Food Cleansing Guide: the winners!

The Real Food Cleansing Guide giveaway ended this past weekend, and I’m so glad contributor Lisa Byrne‘s e-book resonated with many of you. Her book will give you just the guidance you need to get a fresh start for healthier living. I wish I could give an e-book to each of you, but alas, there (read more…)

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Q&A: How will YOU make your community better?

May is all about relationships and community service with Simple Living Media.  The past few weeks, we’ve discussed (sometimes pretty fervently) what it means to be a good neighbor, whether it’s important to know our surrounding neighbors, and at what level do we allow our children to play freely in our living environments. These are (read more…)

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National Bike Month: 3 Reasons to Ride

Did you know?  May is National Bike Month. Not only that, but today is the kick off for National Bike-to-Work Week, and this Friday, May 21, is National Bike-to-Work Day.  So, if you’re not ready to hop on your bike today, you have all week to prepare and still participate. According to the League of (read more…)

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Sunday Links: May 16

• From Keeper of the Home: Introducing My New Book: Real Food on a Real Budget • From Simple Bites: DIY Granola Bars • From The Nourishing Cook: Need an Inexpensive Maple Syrup Replacement? • From Slow Money Alliance: A Million Americans Investing in Local Food Systems • From The Mother Huddle: Flip Flop Re-Fashion (read more…)

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