After a trip to Italy, Kimmer asked me if I knew about the “Slow Food Movement”.  Never heard of it…until now!  Turns out I’ve been helping the cause and didn’t even know it! Slow Food is a global, grassroots organization with supporters in 150 countries around the world who link the pleasure of good food Read More →

Wedding season is here!  Did you know the average cost of a wedding is $30,000?  Wow!  Who can afford that?  We certainly couldn’t!  So, when Nikki and Chase got married (one year ago), we looked for ways to save money.  And, low and behold, our creative ways of cutting costs also resulted in a more Read More →

granola recipe

What do homemade granola and pollinators have in common? HONEY! Sweet, luscious honey! At least in my favorite granola recipes! The National Honey Board states: “A bottle of pure honey contains the sweet substance produced by honey bees from the nectar of plants or secretions of living parts of plants. Nothing else.” Honey has trace Read More →

As recent first-time homeowners, my wife and I are excited to have finally have a “real” garden. We aren’t going to go crazy or anything, but we do want to have a successful year and grow some delicious food. We are already a little sad that we will be relying a little less on the Read More →