Composting Lessons: Be wary of the seed

Well, now I know why they tell you not to put anything with seeds into the compost. We laid down some of our homemade compost in with our fresh dirt for our two new raised beds back in March. For over a month, we've had fast-growing, gargantuan rogue plants popping up everywhere before a single [...]

Super Size Your C Today

  We all know Vitamin C, right? We run to the drug store for copious amounts of it, especially when cold season starts to manhandle us midweek and can’t afford to get sick. We know our orange juice is chock full of it. We know it’s in a lot of citrus fruits, which protects us [...]

All hail the mighty pecan nut

Aaaaah, pecans! These soft, buttery and nutty little packages of healthy nutrients have become my top favorite nut. It's hard to believe that three years ago, I would have made a face at any nut on the planet. That's what finding out what's healthy does for you - you try new things and find out [...]

Why your home is probably contaminated

According to healthychildren.org, did you know that every year over half of the 2.4 million people who either swallow or come into contact with poisons are under the age of six years of age? And it's no wonder. Look in your kitchen or bathroom cupboards. Really look. What do you see? If you're like most Americans, you see [...]

Bacteria & Food: Is 5-second rule mankind’s undoing?

After reading this article, Scientists Study What to Do If You Drop a Cookie on the Floor, I began to think about mankind's dilemma of "eat it or not eat it" after dropping prized, delectable morsels.