~Yesterday I attended a rather interesting and informative festival of sorts. The Bluestem Earth Festival celebrates and brings attention to various environmental issues & topics such as recycling, water conservation, fair trade and endangered species. One group that I had a particular interest in was Citizens Against Ruining the Environment (CARE). They had various flyers… Continue reading Bluestem Earth Festival 2017
~May marks the spot as being the first anniversary of The Garden Goddess! I can’t believe it! 😃 To go from a novel idea to a noble passion, I’ve really learned a lot along the way. Not only about food and the environment, but about myself as well. I’ve also met some incredible people along… Continue reading One Year Blogiversary!
~A couple of weeks ago I had the awesome opportunity to travel to the farm of one of my favorite market vendors: Drover’s Trail Natural Farms. They are a family run business operating on a 100+ year old farm rich in history and delicious vegetables. One of the owners, Koren Finnestad, took me on a… Continue reading Behind the Scenes at Drover’s Trail
~Today was the day I’ve been waiting an entire year for: opening day of the Frankfort farmer’s market!!! This is my Christmas! I’ve been counting down the days for weeks and it finally came, but at a small price that I was willing to pay. This weekend the weather has been nothing but cold and… Continue reading A soggy start to market season
~I, like most of you I’m sure, have come down with a case of spring fever. Last week I was accepted into 2 different gardening groups on Facebook, Chicagoland Gardening and Self Sufficiency and Garden Obsession (check them out in the links below!). Upon acceptance into the groups my spring fever reached a fever pitch.… Continue reading Garden Gathering
~Let me take you through another episode of my essential oils adventure with my guide, Misty! Since that fateful day after we first met Misty and I have been keeping in regular contact. About 2 weeks ago, we had a delightful phone conversation where we spoke of work, the blog, and of course essential oils. She… Continue reading Makes Frankinsence to Me
~I suffer from anxiety and depression. While it’s manageable for the most part, I have my days where I feel more anxious/down than usual. For the past few visits, my doctor’s been pushing for me to get a light box to help with my depression. I have been putting it off mostly because I couldn’t… Continue reading And then there was light…therapy