Do you ever have this really cool idea in your head and you get all excited about making it happen? Yeah, that's me... all the time...but instead of getting to the actual follow through, the idea most often falls into the cracks. It's like the time I decided I wanted to become a painter. I bought the supplies- paint, brushes, canvas, all of which have been sitting under my bed for three years now. Canvas, half-painted. Or the time that I was convinced that I would learn to play the piano. The keyboard, also under my bed, has very little wear on it from these fingers of mine....more
My involvement in social media has taught me many things, but likely the most important lesson is what a huge role perception plays in "virtual conversations". Over the past two years, I have achieved a tremendous amount of personal growth by being exposed to the truly broad range of ideas and thoughts of other bloggers. ...more
Today Abby Martin interviews Bill Freese, http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x7rVw1rskcQ 'science policy analyst at the Center for Food Safety, about the Supreme Court case between Monsanto and one Indiana farmer, and the implications this could have on international agro-business'...and even on every little farmer around the country like us on Higher Ground....more
While I’ve always been interested in green living, I didn’t learn until just a few years ago how our food choices can have a big impact on the environment. For anyone out there who thinks sustainable living means wearing all-hemp outfits, going around with dirty hair, or just plain going without, this one’s for you. When it comes to food, what’s best for the planet just happens to be the best for our bodies and our taste buds....more
Maybe the husband and I have been watching too much Fringe and doomsday preppers but after reading this blog I am looking at our Government a little differently. You know, I am from the great state of Texas and fully support the 2nd amendment On the other hand, I’ve only held a gun once in my lifetime and don’t particularly make it a point to be near them....more
Anne KimballLife on the Funny FarmI've lost my homesteader virginity.Some might think I lost it when I got goats.Nah, that was just makin' out.Some would say I lost it when I got chickens and started getting eggs.Uh-uh. That would be more like 2nd base.But raising chickens for meat? Taking them to slaughter and then eating them?Yep. Lost my virginity.And while I'll admit I had a first-timer's jitters, it went just fine....more
On Wednesday, supporters of healthy, affordable, and sustainable food across the United States will celebrate Food Day 2012. According to organizers, Food Day is a chance to celebrate what our food system does right, and take action to bring us closer to a food system with “real food” that is produced with care for the environment, animals, and the women and men who grow, harvest, and serve it.
We can all learn a little something about foods kids love by interacting with the Wisest Kid widget. Check out these posts to soak up some wisdom from our bloggers’ kids, and to learn more about how Campbell’s® Condensed soups can be a great addition to your go-to meal time solution. Read more