A Day in the Woods at Rock Creek, Montana

Yesterday dawned a beautiful partly sunny day with a weather forecast calling for an unusually warm 60 degrees. My husband was headed out to work on a house remodel in Rock Creek, one of my favorite areas about 20 minutes from home. He pointed out the weather forecast and suggested I bring our little nugget out to the house for the afternoon since it is vacant and sits on ten … [Read more...]

A Trip to the Sugarloaf Wool Carding Mill

Last week we took a little road trip to visit the Sugarloaf Wool Carding Mill in Hall, Montana. It was so fascinating to tour the small family run business and see how they process wool into roving, batting and even sew wool pillows they sell in their online shop! We’ve been searching for months to find local wool to make the dryer balls we sell in our Etsy shop since the wool … [Read more...]

10 Tips for Healthy Eating During the Holidays

  Welcome to the November 2012 Natural Living Blog Carnival: Healthy Holiday Meals. This post was written for inclusion in the monthly Natural Living Blog Carnival hosted by Happy Mothering and The Pistachio Project through the Green Moms Network. This month our members have written posts about how they are making healthy choices during their holiday celebrations. Healthy … [Read more...]

G r a t i t u d e * S u n d a y

 Writing and thinking about my gratitudes each week has been so helpful for me to emphasize the positive things in our lives and keep me on an optimistic path in my life. G r a t i t u d e * S u n d a y Today we are joining Taryn at Wooly Moss Roots forG r a t i t u d e  *  S u n d a y {Sunday's heartfelt tradition. A time to slow down, to reflect, to be grateful. A list of … [Read more...]

G r a t i t u d e * S u n d a y

G r a t i t u d e * S u n d a y Today we are joining Taryn at Wooly Moss Roots forG r a t i t u d e  *  S u n d a y {Sunday's heartfelt tradition. A time to slow down, to reflect, to be grateful. A list of gratitudes.} My gratitudes for the week:-A much needed "screen free" break. Last weekend we went on a four day family camping trip to the  the wild, rugged northwest corner … [Read more...]

G r a t i t u d e * S u n d a y

Today we are joining Wooly Moss Roots for  G r a t i t u d e  *  S u n d a y {Sunday's heartfelt tradition. A time to slow down, to reflect, to be grateful. A list of gratitudes.} My gratitudes this last week:-Blue sky!!!! Although we still have some forest fire smoke, there were a few days where it cleared out enough to see a little bit of blue sky. One morning when I walked … [Read more...]

G r a t i t u d e * S u n d a y

Today we are joining Taryn at Wooly Moss Roots forG r a t i t u d e  *  S u n d a y {Sunday's heartfelt tradition. A time to slow down, to reflect, to be grateful. A list of gratitudes.} My gratitudes this last week:-Getting back into the habit of writing my gratitudes each day. Last week was such a crazy busy week that I didn't write much and I missed it.-A fun, successful day … [Read more...]

G r a t i t u d e * S u n d a y

Today we are joining Wooly Moss Roots forG r a t i t u d e  *  S u n d a y {Sunday's heartfelt tradition. A time to slow down, to reflect, to be grateful. A list of gratitudes.} My gratitudes for the week:-Finding a high altitude huckleberry patch on a hunting adventure and enjoying a late season wild treat! Our usual huckleberry patch typically is ready for picking late … [Read more...]