Great friends are the Bees Knees

I had a GREAT first day of the year. I got to hang out with a really amazing friend when we took the kids to the park. And I’ll say, a breezy 77 isn’t too shabby! We watched our kids play on the jungle gym, and Jes is amazing, she was often up there helping…

A Florida Food Forest

I mentioned in my previous post, about a trip to the Dominican Republic. It was here in Cabarete that I first learned about permaculture and Taino farm. In my personal life I was on a journey to learn about herbalism, and this concept of an ecosystem of symbiotic relationships amongst plants and animals was incredibly…

Is it morning or Moringa?

I first learned about Moringa when I went on a trip to the Dominican Republic in 2011. One of the adult sons of the owner of the hotel I was staying at was telling me of his dream to start a Moringa farm. Touting all of the amazing benefits of the plant, I didn’t believe…

Cluck, Cluck, Chicken!

We have chickens. Mr. and I had them back in 2018, but had failed to get really detailed in our research of county laws. In the major city of our area, chickens had been legalized for single family residences within city limits. This made big news a few years ago. What I failed to realize…

Blooming Dreams

My front yard has had quite the journey since I’ve moved in almost 6 years ago. When we first purchased the house it was “move in ready”, had been freshly “renovated” and the yard was so cute with its white fence around the porch. The first thing I did was plant a garden. Now, I’m…