Five Lessons From the Garden

Although it still feels like summer here in East Tennessee, the garden seems to think it is fall. It has been in the 90’s this week, and it is the first week of October. I think everyone is ready for some cooler weather…and some rain. My husband let our corn dry on the stalk, andContinue reading “Five Lessons From the Garden”

My Own Trim Healthy Mama Journey

The year was 2014. I had been married for two years, working full time as a nurse, and struggling to fix dinner most of the time. Those first years there was a lot of Subway and Chinese takeout. I had a recipe collection of my mama’s staples: chicken and dumplings, Italian soup, biscuits, chicken casserole…ya’Continue reading “My Own Trim Healthy Mama Journey”

Reading Time! Benefits of Reading to Your Little Kid

After I had my first son, I was determined to start reading to him at an early age. I read to him from whatever I was reading as he slept when he was a newborn. It might be the Bible, or a health book I was into. It definitely was not a kid book. ButContinue reading “Reading Time! Benefits of Reading to Your Little Kid”

How to Fertilize Your Raised Bed Garden…Naturally

It is the middle of January and John has already started preparing our raised bed gardens. He was doing this in the rain this weekend! I looked out the window, and our three raised beds in our front yard looked so neat . I asked him what he had done. Well first, he had finallyContinue reading “How to Fertilize Your Raised Bed Garden…Naturally”