It was her 10th birthday. Double digits! After having racked our brains, I asked the girl what kind of cake she would like for her birthday. She could have said any number of things ranging from some creation with My Pretty Ponies something with flowers. Instead, she decided she wanted a PokeBall cake. And no […]
This indoor aquaponics garden is growing watercress, lettuce, parsley and lemon balm all with the waste of just two gold fish! The plants in the hydroponic grow bed, which is filled with hydroton and lava rock, filter the water before it returns to the fish in the reservoir.
Aquaponics is a sustainable method of growing food using fish waste as fertilizer in hydroponic grow beds. Food and other plants are grown in water, without soil, usually using a hydroponic grow media such as hydroton or lava rock (or a combination). The fish waste provides nutrients for the plants and the plants filter the […]
From the second I heard about hypnobirthing, I knew it was right for me and our family. The thought of having a water birth sounded so natural and soothing to me, I was all about it. So my husband ordered up a birthing pool and we prepared for a home hypno-water birth! Having our baby […]
Pawnee National Grasslands in Weld county Colorado may not sound like a very ‘cool’ place. I mean, it’s a grassland. In the middle of no where. Yet it’s one of my favorite places to hike.
So we’ve probably all heard the ‘first time mom, I didn’t know’ excuse. Shoot, we’ve probably all said it ourselves at some point or another, me included.
So we decided to buy 4 chickens, for fresh eggs, from a local farm and garden store. Well, they are chicks still, not yet hens.