Wedding Bliss!

pie cutting

Hello friends!

My oldest daughter is now a married woman! Our trip to Oregon for the wedding, the events leading up to the wedding and the actual wedding was absolutely AMAZING. The professional photos won’t be availabe for a while yet but here are a few taken by family and friends.

Sierra and Aaron did […]

July Food Spending

Whew. What a budget busting month this was! Our spending plan goes from the 23rd of the month to the 22nd of the following month so today is the end of my July Budget. I had planned on spending $415 for the month on food divided between Azure Standard, Cow share, Beef CSA, grocery store […]

Tuesday Twister June 15

Are you participating in Tuesday Twister? Wardeh listed 5 Reasons to Do the Tuesday Twister, I would add that it is a fun way to keep track. I love looking back and seeing what kitchen experiments I’ve been working on and what was a hit and what was a miss. I want to start […]

Menu Week of June 13

The theme for this past week has been rain, rain and more rain. And chilly. So chilly we have been running our pellet stove. I think yesterday was a high of 42. BRRRR.

Menu planning is so helpful to me. For the past 8 or 9 months I had been planning a month of meals […]

Menu Week of May 23

Christopher and I left for town this morning shortly before 9. It appeared to be a beautiful sunshine day. Fairly warm so we just wore light jackets. We were doing our errands and went into a building to renew our vehicle tags. We were in there maybe 10 minutes. When we came out it was […]

Taking Inventory

This is the post you have been waiting for! It will be the most exciting post ever. I am going to tell you about all of the food stuff that I have in my freezers and pantry. Okay, so maybe that is not very exciting. But since I am going to start sharing our food […]

Tracking Food Spending

For awhile I was posting about my weekly grocery shopping and keeping the running total for the month. I liked the tracking in some ways because it helped me to stay accountable but I didn’t like it in other ways because I often felt that I would buy or not buy something because of the […]

>Update on 2010 Goals

>At the beginning of the year, I listed a few food related goals that we have for 2010. Now that we are 5 months into the year I thought I’d do another update.

Cut down on sweets.

This goes well in stages. At the moment I can smell the chocolate pudding that Kiki just finished […]

>The Freedom to Choose Our Own Foods

> On Monday April 19, I was able to see a part of Wyoming’s government in action. Myself and two others left our town at about 8:30 AM headed for the Wyoming Legislature’s Joint Agriculture, State and Public Lands and Water Resources Interim Committee meeting. It was a 3 and a half hour drive to […]

>Oh YUM!

> I think I have a new favorite food!

I have been trying to get this from Azure Standard for months after reading this recipe for Chocolate Frosting that Wardeh posted. I finally received it yesterday. I had to taste it last night. Well…. that taste turned into using it on my bread […]

>Today is the Day!

>The wait is over! The GNOWFGLINS Fundamentals eCourse (1) is open for enrollment. If you have been looking for a simple and straightforward plan to cook healthy and traditional food this is it.

The plan is called Fundamentals for a reason. Wardeh will be teaching the basic skills needed for beginning (or expanding on) a […]

January Update on 2010 Goals

At the beginning of January, I listed a few food goals that we have for this year. I thought in order to help me to stay on track with accomplishing these goals I’d share our progress with you.

Cut down on sweets This is going pretty good, more by default than plan. I ordered Rapadura […]

>Last Minute Links

> Do you need some last minute Real Food recipes for your Christmas Festivities?


Wardeh’s Gallery of Christmas Cookies (16 cookie recipes from various Real Food bloggers)

Kimi’s Scottish Shortbread Cookies(with links to other cookie recipes including Gingerbread Men)

Cinnamon Molasses Cookies from the Nourished Kitchen


Pinwheel Cresents from Kelly the Kitchen Kop


My Busy Kitchen

A short while ago, Wardeh at talked about her kitchen and and how well used it is. I can relate to this. My kitchen is what I think is called a galley kitchen and is a little on the small side. I do have lots of cabinet space which is nice and a little […]

First Azure Order!

I am so excited! Our first order for our new Co-Op arrived yesterday! Our wonderful coordinator planned for us to meet up today at my house (there are only three of us in the group so far- If you are in Wyoming, join us!) Doesn’t my food look wonderful?! So let me tell you […]

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