Ad: Walking the Walk with a Food Donation from Tyson #SummerofGiving

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I am a member of the Collective Bias®  Social Fabric® Community.  This post about community involvement has been compensated as part of a social shopper amplification for #CollectiveBias and its advertiser. This kid of mine, he’s a foodie for sure. He’s never happier than when he’s planting, picking or eating. And fruits and veggies? No… [read more]

Graduation Gifts for the Tech Lover (from @BestBuy)

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This post was brought to you by Best Buy. It’s hard to believe that back when I started college for the first time, I carried a pager. Yes, a pager. It was kind of obnoxious, but it kept me connected and at that time, everyone had one. By the time I graduated with my BA,… [read more]

A Thanksgiving Wish…

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Wishing you good food, good health, good friends and lots of family fun today and every day! Happy Thanksgiving from our family to yours! Photo credit: Alysha Yoder Photography

Wordless Wednesday: All in a day’s work

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I used to put on heels every day to sell groceries. Now I grow things and clear ditches with tools like this. I think I need new shoes.

Wordless Wednesday: The challenges of this new life

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Life is different now. Every day, I make a list. At the end of every day, I find myself frustrated by all the things left on it. I’m failing. Work is piling up. Mail is piling up. Emails need to be answered. And the vegetables don’t wait. As I stand by my sink, snipping the… [read more]