From Gluten Intolerant to Wheat-Eater

This is my personal anecdotal story of how I thought I was gluten intolerant for 6 years, started eating the Whole Foods, Plant Based lifestyle and found out I wasn’t gluten intolerant. If I would have heard someone say this to me even a year ago, I would have laughed at the idea that someone could be intolerant and then suddenly find out they are not intolerant to gluten. I believed so strongly that I was gluten intolerant that it had become part of my food identity. Continue Reading →


Supporting Child-Led Learning

Harvard Seeks out Homeschoolers It is well known in top colleges that homeschoolers and unschoolers are prized students for their creativity, connection with their community and ability to think for … Continue Reading →


Moving to Hawaii!

Our little family is packing up and moving to Hawaii! We made our decision to move about a year ago, hoping to find our little corner of the world, a … Continue Reading →

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Unschooling Rules – Clark Aldrich

Unschooling Rules: 55 Ways to Unlearn What We Know About Schools and Rediscover Educationby Clark Aldrich is the perfect book for parents who are curious to find out what unschooling … Continue Reading →


‘Back to Basics’ Dinners

When I switched to eating a whole foods, plant based diet, I struggled with making dinners. Eating so much more veggies and grains for dinner confused me. I felt like … Continue Reading →

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Best Banana Bread Recipe

You are in for a treat. This recipe tops them all. It is both simple and delicious. We always have ripe bananas around. But I rarely make cake breads, as … Continue Reading →


Review of Chocolate Tree, Sedona

We visited Sedona over the weekend and found a wonderful vegan, kid friendly restaurant called Chocolate Tree! Come watch the video to take a tour. Continue Reading →

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Discovering Sourdough Bread – Vegan and Fat free!

I’ve been a gluten free eater for about 6 years, with much recent doubt that I actually need to eat gluten free. That is another story. The rest of my … Continue Reading →


Leek and Potato Soup

When I was a kid, I remember going to my grandmothers house for her bi-annual bonfire. It was a potluck and everyone brought something, but the centerpiece to the options was her huge pot of home made veggie stew that simmered on the stove. There were hand sized crock bowls and spoons next to the ladle.. Continue Reading →


Non-Violent Communication

About three years ago my relationship with one of my siblings went south. The cause: communication methods that were not working for either of us. We ended up not speaking … Continue Reading →