This is my world! I love to cook, garden and create!I strive to make an authentic, organic life for my family everyday by living close to the earth and staying connected to what really matters. As a homeschooling mama I spend a great deal of time with my children! I wouldn't give that up for the world. We really have fun and life is full of learning every where you look. We have a great garden full of good food for the body and soul. We have a little flock of chickens and a little black pig. I am constantly trying to find new ways we can reduce our impact on the planet, from the very simple to the complex. We are not grand consumers but boy do we have a charmed life!
This year, one of our Easter activities was to start the many seeds we will need for our summer garden. It seemed like to perfect activity to connect the children with the many beginnings and endings of life. Plus I love any activity that gets them all to sit down and be together for a while. We had a grand time digging through the seed box to see what we had for the coming months. Starting our pumpkins generated grand discussions about Halloween plans and all the different things we like to make with our yummy pumpkins. While planting the eggplants, we remembered roasting these black beauties and making the best fritters ever! I felt such a thrill as we planted each thing and my children chatted happily about the memories each plant evoked. This is what I want for my family. This is the life I am striving for.