There are certain things your local grocer does best, and others where Farmers’ Markets simply can’t be beat. Figuring out what those are will help you make the most of your local farmers’ market.
I have about six weeks left of this pregnancy, more or less, so I’m going to lighten up my writing schedule a bit in order to focus on birth preparation and nesting, while still running Simple Living Media. With this in mind, I’m bringing back Q&A, a popular series here on Simple Mom, where you (read more…)
We have all heard that it is better to buy organic produce so that we can avoid exposing our systems to unnecessary pesticides. But let’s be honest: organic food is expensive – and with good reason. It takes a lot of work to grow healthy food without toxins and miracle formulas. So, if you’re on (read more…)
This post was first published on June 19, 2009. I thought it apropos after this past month’s emphasis on decluttering and spring cleaning. Basically, if you’re going to keep it — use it. A few years ago, I read this excerpt from one of Erma Bombeck’s columns, when she discovered she was dying from cancer (read more…)