~this moment~

~a friday ritual~

a photo capturing a moment from the week.

a simple, special moment.

a moment i want to pause, savor and remember.

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grey water goddess

i live in a temperate rain forest climate, and so i have been reminded when i have mentioned my slightly fanatical water conservation obsession. i think the argument coming from these ridiculing parties, is that i don’t need to conserve water when there is water everywhere around me. yet, i know for a fact the . . . → Read More: grey water goddess

the best fertilizer is the gardener’s shadow

our farmer’s market season starts up this coming saturday (we’ll have our earth huggy booth there again this year), so this past weekend we reveled in having nothing in particular planned, and lots of sunshine! for any other farmer’s market aficionados out there with kids, get this book. (quinn says thanks, aunt lau!)

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earth as schooner ~ a permaculture analogy

in my personal unschooling adventure, as in, my own studies on what is most salient to me right now, i have been absolutely smitten with permaculture. i’m immersed in the literature currently, have joined a permie internet forum, and have been networking with people locally who have used the p word within earshot of me. . . . → Read More: earth as schooner ~ a permaculture analogy

seedy weekend

i’m sure we’re not the only ones who spent the weekend looking forward to spring, and putting that hopeful energy to good use by poking little seeds into little pots of soil.

we use a variety of little seedling pots, including nursery flats that have seen many reuses and will probably see many . . . → Read More: seedy weekend

zero landfill christmas

handmade fabric-and-ribbon reusable giftwrap from grammy’s house ~ reused a dozen times so far and will reuse again to infinity!

reused last-year’s-christmas-card-gift tags, also via grammy’s genius ~ reused and recyclable

random scraps and trappings ~ will get reused again and again by a certain boy (“it’s a net for catching fish!”)

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earthy gift giving

i just posted some gift recommendations on my earth huggy blog. check out three amazing sustainably-minded businesses and green up your holidays! i didn’t warn these mamas that i was about to brag about them, so… surprise! 🙂

other posts you may enjoy:~rainbow mondays~ winter banana and stained glassquinn’s twenty-sixth month ~ nummy nummean?~black and white wednesday~ they come in waves~rainbow mondays~ garden guardians

~this moment~ digging potatoes

a friday ritual. a photo capturing a moment from the week. a simple, special moment. a moment i want to pause, savor and remember.

inspired by soulemama

other posts you may enjoy:bullet pointsquinn’s twenty-eighth month ~ heffalumps and woozlesfamily ~ wait, i’m a cousin?!~a month of unschool~ read this backwards

~this moment~ volunteer

a friday ritual. a single photo capturing a moment from the week. a simple, special moment. a moment i want to pause, savor and remember.

inspired by soulemama

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a week of tomatoes and apples

60 pounds of tomatoes from “our gathering farm” (the folks with whom we have a csa- that is quinn’s name for gathering together farm), 53 pounds of apples, and 7 pounds of pears this week. some canned, some on their way there, some consumed fresh, and bunches more to process. last night quinn carefully . . . → Read More: a week of tomatoes and apples