The Farmer’s Market – A Fine Thing!


Hey there! I’m Jessica. I think that motherhood should be savored, like a good piece of chocolate. But sometimes it feels like more duty than delight. Am I right? I’m working to change that. Read more about me here and this blog here. Visiting Farmers’ Market is something that our family has done for almost […]

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Cheese Enchiladas

Cheese Enchiladas LAM

Cheese Enchiladas are quick and easy to prepare, but they taste like something special. They are a delicious, meatless meal you can make in a snap. This week we’re swapping Main Dish recipes that don’t include meat. As I mentioned earlier this week, occasionally opting out of meat can be great for your budget as […]

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Family Fun: 5 Eco-Friendly Kids Books


I was kind of curious if I actually owned any children’s books that spoke about the environment. I found a handful that have really benefited our reading and thinking times. Wonderful Worms features delightful illustrations as it explains the process by which earthworms move earth and transform matter into enriched soil. Great to combine with […]

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Giveaway: Better World Books

THIS GIVEAWAY IS NOW CLOSED. CONGRATULATIONS TO THE WINNERS #1 MICHELLENOTDAWN AND #12 TANYA. PLEASE EMAIL ME TO RECEIVE YOUR PRIZE. Another way that parents can easily green up their lifestyle or gear up for baby’s arrival in an eco-friendly way, is to buy used books, clothing, and accessories. I recently found out about a […]

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Guest Post: Planting an Orchard


Fresh fruit is such a blessing from God. No wonder He placed Adam and Eve in a garden. And growing your own – why it will make you feel like a rich woman! Today Phoebe shares her journey of how she and her family are establishing their own orchard. My husband and I decided to […]

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Guest Post: Total Green Living


Today’s guest post is from Shannon who shares how they transformed much of their everyday to more environmentally sensitive ways of living. This is meant to be read as one mom’s story of what works. As with all these green posts, my hope is that it’ll get you thinking, inspire you, and encourage you to […]

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13 Ways You Can Go Green


No doubt this week you’ve heard lots of “green” messages, both here and elsewhere. I hope that you’ve been inspired and encouraged. Please don’t feel a mandate to “change your ways, or else.” Find your groove and go with it. We certainly don’t do all that we could, and in reality, are just getting our […]

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Giveaway – Books for Growing Your Own Backyard Fruit


THIS GIVEAWAY IS NOW CLOSED. CONGRATS TO #9 MISHIA AND #29 JEANNIE! SEND ME AN EMAIL WITH YOUR MAILING ADDRESS, PLEASE. Many moons ago I had a large garden and a dozen fruit trees growing in my front yard. I was a young mom of 1 little guy back then. Oh my! My little guy […]

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