GAPS Introduction Ongoing Thoughts

I wanted to have a record of how GAPS Introduction progressed for us. I think it would be helpful for me to have something to look back on and also for others considering doing GAPS Intro. But I don’t want to have GAPS posts completely take over the blog. I’ve decided to keep a running […]

Cooler Giveaway Winner!

Time to announce the winner of the Igloo Playmate Elite MaxCold Cooler. This great little cooler is perfect for road trips, picnics or just to take your food along for a day on the town.

There were 29 entries. The winner is….


Comment #6 was chosen by which belongs to Amy […]

The Drought and Our Food

I’m sure that everyone is familiar with the fact that over 50% of the United States. I’ve seen several news reports that indicate we can expect grocery prices to increase 3-5% on average.

I’m noticing that even many of the things I buy from local people are increasing. My grass fed beef is going up, […]

GAPS Intro: Plan for Stage 1

Menu Week of January 12 Real Food for Less Money

“All disease begins in the gut” Hippocrates, the father of modern medicine.

Today is Day 1 of GAPS Introduction at my house. The GAPS diet is from the book Gut and Psychology Syndrome by Dr. Natasha Campbell McBride.

Introduction is a 6 Stage diet that starts with very limited foods and gradually adds […]

GAPS Intro Revisited

After a summer filled with travel and lots of discussion my family is going to start on GAPS Intro. Last October my husband, Joe, and I did GAPS. The GAPS diet is based on the book Gut and Psychology Syndrome by Natasha Campbell-McBride, MD. The GAPS goal then was to help me with some issues […]

Giveaway: Perfect for a Road Trip

Each month during the Someone Else’s Shoes experience I have a giveaway to coincide with that month’s experience. The first two weeks of June the experience was Real Food Hits the Road. I fully intended to have a giveaway shortly after we returned home as the series was wrapped up. Little did I know at […]

Home Again!

Multnomah Falls

The children and I arrived home from Oregon on Saturday afternoon. The girls had a great visit with family and my work went quite well. But it is sure good to be home!

My food week in Oregon did not go as well as I had hoped. We did take along a […]

On the Road Again

We are back in Wyoming after our surprise trip down to Oklahoma. The children and I were down there for a week and then my husband came down along with my sister and her family. We all drove home on Saturday choosing to drive ‘straight-thru’ arriving home around 4AM on Sunday.

This 10 day trip […]

Real Food Hits the Road: Week 2 Wrap-Up


Real Food Hits the Road is the latest installment to the series Someone Else’s Shoes. The purpose of this experience was to see if we could follow our usual 85% real food eating while on the road. We were on the road the evening of June 1 to the night of June 16. […]