Old-Fashioned Outdoor Activities for Kids

With spring right around the corner and the spring-like weather already showing up here in South Carolina, we have been getting outside more and more.  Yesterday, as I sat there watching Ellie play in the mud after a rain shower, a smile came to my face.  This is what kids are supposed to do.  They are supposed to play outside, to get dirty, to use their imaginations, to enjoy the simple pleasures of nature, and to get fresh air and sunshine. 

Truths about Farming and How it Affects Your Food

Now more than ever, people are more aware of what they are eating.  There are so many terms and labels used for food now a days that it is hard to keep up.  Organic, natural, GMO, antibiotic-free, hormone-free, the list goes on.  Most people just go off of the latest trends to determine what they believe when it comes to these different terms and what they decide to eat.

Farm Fresh

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For Mother’s Day, my husband built me a vegetable garden.  I had mentioned to him a while back that I wanted a vegetable garden.  I thought it was so sweet that he remembered that conversation and did this for me.  I am so excited about this new project.  Gardening is a stress relief for me, and of course I look forward to teaching my daughter, Ellie, all about it.