January 03, 2011 • in Exploring

This Writing Life

I have recently heard that some people wonder whether I write my own blog posts or not. I can understand why they might think that, since I am a very busy woman with lots of responsibilities and commitments (although really, …

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December 31, 2010 • in Random Thoughts

New Year’s: 5 Tips for Effective Resolutions

The last place you will find me on New Year’s Eve is at a party drinking champagne or watching fireworks (although one year I did watch the fireworks on the beach in Hawaii, and it was kind of fun). For …

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December 30, 2010 • in Health & Fitness

Too busy to cook?

By guest blogger Ayala Laufer-Cahana, MD, physician (pediatrics and medical genetics), artist, serious vegetarian home cook, mother of three active school-age kids, and cofounder of Herbal Water Inc. Parents today are busier than ever, and lack of time is the …

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December 29, 2010 • in Gardening

Food Gardener Survey

By guest blogger Laura Vogel. Laura is a second-year fellow in the University of Delaware Longwood Graduate Program. Her thesis research and career interests revolve around education and food gardening. I adore plants, especially edible ones. Starting at an early …

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December 28, 2010 • in Health & Fitness

How Big, Cheap and Fast Do We Want to Be?

By guest blogger Alberto Gonzalez, founder and CEO of GustOrganics, www.gustorganics.com, the world’s first certified organic restaurant,  and one of the greenest and most progressive restaurants on the planet. We live in the most powerful country in the world.  However, …

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December 27, 2010 • in Organic Food

A Visit to My Kitchen: Erin Ely of ElyOrganics.com

Erin Ely is in my kitchen today, talking about her organic lifestyle, a hearty and warm favorite go-to meal, and her media obsession. Erin Ely is an organic fanatic, strategic optimist, community and political activist, homebirther, attachment parent, and homeschooler. …

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December 24, 2010 • in Organic Food

Brussels Sprouts That Will Blow Your Mind

I used to hate Brussels sprouts. In fact, I once went to bed without any dinner because first I tried to hide them in my water glass, and then I tried to feed them to the dog—who wouldn’t eat them …

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