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or How to Tame an After-School Sweet Tooth I have learned the hard way that I must give my children a snack within 10 minutes of the moment their feet hit the ground below the school bus each afternoon. Since I refuse to buy plastic-wrapped single serving snacks, I’ve had to come up with snacks […]
Upcycle Your Plastic Produce Netting new life for plastic net bags I’ve been working on a new venture called Cora with some amazing people, and here’s one of our offerings. The app we’re working on will connect us ith all sorts of ways to give new life to our stuff, including DIY ideas. This is […]
It’s still winter here, but I can nearly taste them, sparkling on my tongue, floral and fresh, almost carbonated. Last year, we got so carried away harvesting nettles that we forgot to plant spring crops in our garden. This year, I’m planning for a bit of balance – Bags of nettles, yes, but also some […]
We ended 2011 in rather bumpy fashion. Mira broke her elbow, Ava had a severe allergic response to the medicine she was taking for some mysteriously infected toes, and we were barred from celebrating with my family to protect my brand-new beautiful baby nephew from any possible contagion we might be harboring. Our final taste […]