After having heard about the McKinney Farmers Market from numerous sources, you know we had to go! We seemed to picky the only weekend during this droughty summer that had rain- but that didn't deter us (or the farmers!) We were so glad we made the journey- this was the best Farmers Market yet! This … Continue reading McKinney Farmers Market
I got back from being out of town for a week and was looking forward to getting off of travel food back to my healthier food, and ended up getting sick. I've been exhausted this week with a queasy stomach (I'll spare you the details). I've been looking for ways to reduce nausea and found a couple of … Continue reading Natural Remedies To Alleviate Nausea?
We had the pleasure of visiting Greenhouse Restaurant and Bar this past week and really LOVED their selections. Ambiance: Relaxed and casual atmosphere. There was a bar area, an inside table area, and lots of outdoor patio tables. Normally we're outside patio people, but since we're approaching a record number of days above 100 degrees, … Continue reading Greenhouse Restaurant and Bar
It's hot here in Texas, y'all! Normally my shopping routine consists of Target on Mondays, Sprouts on Wednesdays, and Whole Foods every other weekend. But y'all, I don't know if you've noticed, we're going on over 30 days of 100 degree or hotter weather and quite frankly, I'm losing my energy quick! The heat really … Continue reading Thoughtful Purchases
I relearned a very valuable lesson this past week. Water is essential. It keeps you hydrated, flushes out toxins, and gives you clearer skin. 😉 I have tried to follow the old adage of drinking at least 8 cups a day but what I recently learned is that is not hard and fast rule. If … Continue reading Water…It Does A Body Good!
In my last post, I showed pictures of factory farming. I found a great site that has a lot of information about where these farms are located. See here. I was happy to see that we don't have a huge concentration in Texas except in the panhandle. However, there is a strong concentration as you … Continue reading Where Are Factory Farms?
We took a little trip down to San Antonio and decided to do a little exploring of the local crunchy scene! We had the AWESOME opportunity to visit The Cove in San Antonio. If you watch the Food Network as vigilantly as I do, you'll know that The Cove was featured in Guy Fieri's Diners, … Continue reading The Cove: San Antonio
Just perusing the internet researching factory farming and found tons of pictures that are difficult to look at. I am not a vegetarian, but it seems that Americans in general eat way too much meat. The meat consumption in this country provides the demand that the companies employing factory farmers use to justify their methods. … Continue reading Factory Farming