Eating Invaders The Norseman and I have been talking lately about how we are responsible as Christians to ensure that we maintain good stewardship of the earth and its resources. We feel as if we are becoming more and more “crunchy” all the time, but the reasons we do it are for practical, logical, and efficient reasons – rather than attempting to follow a trend. I have so much more to say, but I think that ought to wait for a full-length post. Anyway, this is a great read on finding delicious alternative solutions for dealing with invasive species.
A Rural Renaissance – by Food In hand with going more “crunchy,” we’ve decided to eat more locally as much as possible so that we can support small business, farms, and provide fresher (i.e. more nutritious) foods for our table. This article lays out how that mindset is actually revitalizing rural downtowns and economies across the nation. It is exciting to think of the possibilities this opens up.
The Skinny on Plant-Based Fats Or, why you really ought not to cook with olive oil. It has me rethinking the ways we use some of our fats, and is bound to be a topic of conversation over our weekend.
25 “Facts” That Aren’t I’d say take these with a grain of salt. And do your own research. But it is a fascinating article.
Guide to Fabric Shopping Online I am just getting back into sewing after many years – and I live in a town without a local fabric store! I’m pretty intimidated by the numerous options online, so this has been one helpful guide that will give me a starting place until I get brave enough to branch out on my own.
Religion & Globalization This one is long and heavy – a book review actually. But it brings up important thoughts on the topic, if you are so inclined to read through it.
How the Boring Stuff Matters A great reminder for me this past week, which resulted in a less stressed and more confident me. Hopefully I keep remembering!
Stop Losing Socks! I have no idea why I didn’t think of this solution before. Leave it to Andrea (one of my favorite bloggers ever) to come up with a sensible solution. Even though those washroom “Lost Socks” wall hangings are sooo cute.