Maybe I should have titled this "How urban homesteading kind of "ruined" hiking for me"....but then I know, it didn't. It is simply an extension of my love of nature. Long ago, before I found that walking the cliffs on an island made me happy, I had a little garden I tended. Hiking took over… Continue reading Hiking & Homesteading
Many years ago, Kirk and I wandered around Hovander Homestead Park and Tennant Lake outside of Bellingham, Wa. Looking back, it was over 11 years ago! I had long wanted to take the boys there, so we took a mini vacation up North, and it was one of our stops. The park is owned by… Continue reading Hovander Homestead and Tennant Lake
As my boys get older, I am teaching them my love of wild foraging. It goes with our mindset on urban homesteading. This lovely lake sits in the middle of town and with our rail to trail, we can walk out our yard and to it. When the clouds lift, the view of Mount Rainier… Continue reading Foraging For Sweetness
For all the extrovert I am, there is also a huge part of me that is private. But something clicked in me recently, and said that maybe it is OK to finally talk about how painful life can be. And that there is the ability to find yourself again. Disclaimer: This post is NOT medical… Continue reading Coming Back From Post Partum Depression
I've added a new book to my ebooks on my personal blog at Gazing In. This is my 4th photo-driven home-cooking ebook I have published. Lest you all wonder how it ties into hiking, hey, you all gotta eat at home as well 😉 Sweet Treats Done Naturally: Just in time for the stretchy pants season,… Continue reading Happy Holidays! 3 Free Week!