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Inspiring and teaching while enjoying the outdoors. Find resources for life, garden and home with recipes, garden design how-tos, stories from my journey and more adventures.

Nutrition + Recipes

Fall Harvest Spinach Soup

One cannot think well, love well, sleep well, if one has not dined well. ― Virginia Woolf Cooler temperatures call for warmer meals. Nothing better than a warm cup of soup! Don’t let the green color of this soup keep you away from trying it. Not only it is delicious, but it is also extremely nutritious. […]

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Nutrition + Recipes

Fall Harvest Spinach Soup

One cannot think well, love well, sleep well, if one has not dined well. ― Virginia Woolf Cooler temperatures call for warmer meals. Nothing better than a warm cup of soup! Don’t let the green color of this soup keep you away from trying it. Not only it is delicious, but it is also extremely nutritious. […]

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Recipe

Pull up a chair. Take a taste. Come join us. Life is so endlessly delicious. ― Ruth Reichl   Have you read Ruth Reichl books?  I get submerged in the tastes and flavors as she describes them in her stories. They inspire to go discover and experiment for new treats. I mostly love finding quick and […]

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Inspirational

The Road Not Taken  BY ROBERT FROST “Two roads diverged in a yellow wood, And sorry I could not travel both And be one traveler, long I stood And looked down one as far as I could To where it bent in the undergrowth; Then took the other, as just as fair, And having perhaps […]

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Inspirational

Stand up straight and realize who you are, that you tower over your circumstances. You are a child of God. Stand up straight.          -Maya Angelou   A few years ago our family visited the Hawaiian islands. There were many memories created and so many natural wonders enjoyed. However, I absolutely fell […]

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Outdoors

Mid-Year Review

The simple things are also the most extraordinary things, and only the wise can see them. ― Paulo Coelho, The Alchemist     Hola!!! What a year so far?! WOW   Sooooo much going on…. I usually take time in the summer to recap on my year; I look for things I’ve discovered and maybe new things […]

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Inspirational

Writing for sanity

I reflected that I had as yet done but little … to further the happiness of the human race, or to advance the information of the succeeding generation. -Meriwether Lewis       Whenever we move to a new place or a new city, I try to read about its history. I like to learn […]

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Moving into the unknown

“Don’t cry because it’s over. Smile because it happened.” -Dr. Seuss     My family and I have been moving locations for one project or another every three to four years due to my husband’s career. Each move has been unique. Special in different ways. We’ve met all sorts of people that have touched our […]

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Nutricion

Prevencion, precaución y acción

Se acabó el papel de baño en las tiendas! Que?! Es interesante ver cómo se reacciona ante emergencias. Quien recuerda donde estaba el 9 de septiembre de 2001 (9/11)? Anticipo que este  momento histórico que vivimos se impregnara en nuestros recuerdos marcando otro momento inolvidable en nuestras vidas.   No era mi intención escribir un […]

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Congelando el tiempo

La edad de una mujer no es importante. Puedes ser preciosa a los treinta, encantadora a los cuarenta e irresistible durante el resto de tu vida.  – Coco Chanel     Estoy feliz y emocionada de entrar esta nueva década en la vida. Reconozco que para muchos, cumplir años es ocasión de frustración, arrepentimientos y […]

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Freezing Time

The age of a woman is not important: you can be wonderful in your 20’s, amazing in your 40’s and stay fabulous for the rest of your life.  – Coco Chanel     I am happy and excited to enter this new decade of life! I know that for many it may cause you pain, thoughts […]

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As a nature lover, I enjoy playing in the dirt- aka gardening. I believe building your own garden helps our planet, helps our mental health, and teaches future generations. I’ve combined my love of nature and education with my homeschooling experience to bring you tips and ideas of activities and lessons for you, the kids and the whole family.

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Which Nature Element Are You?

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The 8 plants that everyone should keep around

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Grab the list of my favorite Insect-repellant plants that I keep around my yard and learn why. You'd want to add them to your outdoor area too!to a kid friendly super EASY bird feeder that is good for the birds, nature, and the whole family! 


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