I will never get over the feeling of getting a new plant. Adding more green life to my space just does something peaceful to my body and spirit. So when I’m feeling stressed, anxious, or just generally having a bad day, tending to my plants helps me ease those feelings. Even just sitting among myContinue reading “Plant Haul! Check Out the Newest Additions to My Plant Family”
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Butternut Squash Fries + Vegan Popcorn “Chicken”
I’ve been blessed to be able to grow, harvest, and share an an abundance of butternut squash this season. Because of that, y’all are gonna get these squash based recipes honey! Today I’m bringing you a fairly easy recipe that you can make to switch things up and try something new. I love experimenting withContinue reading “Butternut Squash Fries + Vegan Popcorn “Chicken””
8 Tips for Easing Seasonal Depression
I wrote my very first blog post 1 year ago today! 🥳🎉 I’m so proud of myself for sticking to this blog and sharing my thoughts with you all. And this is a topic that’s important to me. With the transitions of summer to fall and fall to winter comes a difficult time of yearContinue reading “8 Tips for Easing Seasonal Depression”
Manifest Your Vision with the Harvest Moon and this Playlist!
Tonight, if the clouds permit, you should be able to see the Harvest moon shining brightly in the sky. It is so named because this moon would allow farmers to harvest their crops late into the night, reaping the rewards of a hard season at work. This is also the full moon that is closestContinue reading “Manifest Your Vision with the Harvest Moon and this Playlist!”
Green Smoothies for the Win!
Do you experiment with green juices/smoothies? I love a good fruit smoothie but green based smoothies are perfect for boosting your nutrient and vitamin intake. I’m talking iron, calcium, fiber, folate, vitamin c, vitamin k, antioxidants and more. Often times they have an acquired taste. Sometimes they’re a little earthy or tangy. And every onceContinue reading “Green Smoothies for the Win!”
Book Recommendation for Organic Gardening
Many people believe that you have to be born with a “green thumb” to be successful with plants. While I do think that some people seem to be more spiritually inclined to work with plants, I believe that anyone can have a green thumb! What you may not know is that taking care of plantsContinue reading “Book Recommendation for Organic Gardening”
Fajita Fridays! (Vegetarian Style)
You’ve heard of Taco Tuesday but today I’m bringing you Fajita Friday!! Vegetarian Style! A fajita is a popular Mexican dish that traditionally features grilled meat and sautéed vegetables wrapped in a flour or corn tortilla. However, only using vegetables is not only acceptable, it is just as delicious! *wink* Today I am bringing youContinue reading “Fajita Fridays! (Vegetarian Style)”
Garden Log #4 – Energy to Soak In (Through Yoga and Meditation)
7:00 am and you are watering the garden. Pulling some weeds, tilling the earth. She is ready. When you get your hands into soil, things become intuitive. At some point, your fingers begin to work on autopilot, as if you know exactly what you’re doing without even thinking. Because some part of you feels likeContinue reading “Garden Log #4 – Energy to Soak In (Through Yoga and Meditation)”
What I Learned From Growing Sunflowers for the First Time!
I absolutely love sunflowers. Of all shapes, sizes, and colors. So much so that I have artificial sunflowers around my house all year round. From bright yellows to deep amber hues, they rest in vases that adorn my dining room and bedside tables and are clipped to decorative string lights that drape along my livingContinue reading “What I Learned From Growing Sunflowers for the First Time!”
Garden Log #3 – Growth Update
Hey plant lovers! I hope y’all are doing amazing. I’d love to share an update with you on how my garden is doing. I was hoping to do these Garden Logs a little more frequently but the busyness of work and other personal duties (plus my pandemic induced procrastination) led me to keep pushing itContinue reading “Garden Log #3 – Growth Update”