When I was first starting out in my career, I read a lot of expert advice on how to be a rockstar at work. I researched everything from what to wear to the most marketable skills to how often to attend happy hour. Like a lot of fresh graduates, I wanted to make a great... Continue Reading →
One of the most common questions I get when I talk about our family's commitment to eating locally-grown foods is: doesn't that cost a lot of money? The answer is a complex one. So complex, actually, that I have hesitated to even attempt writing about it for several months. For all you TL;DR peeps, I'd... Continue Reading →
We've all heard it: the grass isn't always greener on the other side. Well, I'm here to argue that, actually, it is. Now, if the greener pastures you're thinking of belong to that girl from high school that you follow on Instagram who only shares the highlights, I can guarantee that it's not greener over... Continue Reading →
Gardening is an absolutely magical hobby. I'm not sure I could tell you all the ways that it's magic moves me, but they say a picture is worth a thousand words, so let me try to show you.
We're in the third week of the July Locavore Challenge and we seem to have caught our stride. It's been a long time since I updated on the challenge and I think that's because of how seamless the transition has been in our lifestyle. When I talk to people about what we're doing, they often... Continue Reading →
I started a garden this past March with a very, very brown thumb. I was famous amongst my family and friends for my aptitude at killing houseplants. Nevertheless, I was determined to have a garden, and have a garden I did. Here are eight things I wish I had known when I was just starting... Continue Reading →