Category Archives: oh! it’s organic!

price at the peak

We recently took a short family vacation to eastern Washington where the sun shines bright, the thermometers approach scorching and the orchards are overloaded with apricots, cherries and peaches. On our way out of town at the end of our … Continue reading

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camden is famous!

Camden has found that the drawers in the kitchen are filled with a wondrous array of goodies – cloth napkins, tupperware, spoons, you name it… Oh, and then there is the  drawer with a loaf of Dave’s Killer Bread! I … Continue reading

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local corner: summer stops

I really embrace each of the seasons when they arrive, but summer might just be the one dearest to my heart.  It could be endlessly long days with gardening into the wee hours of the evening or the good ol’ … Continue reading

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garden go-to

Our garden is in full swing and it’s really looking like we are going to pull in a great harvest this year.  My May freelance article for our local community co-op newsletter focused on how and why I rely on the … Continue reading

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carbon footprint 2011

Now, that it is May and we are approaching the hump of 2012, I figured it was time to unveil the Ferry Family’s Carbon Footprint for 2011.  This is my annual tradition (albeit one that it is usually done much … Continue reading

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giveaway winner – redraws – updates

It’s time to do a bit of house cleaning around the blog.  I lost my head with a husband who worked for six weeks straight (literally), a last minute trip to California with two small children that left Jacob and … Continue reading

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growing in the garden

The garden is planted and, despite the very best combined efforts of both my children to completely consume my entire day, it’s lookin’ good.  The plants are doing swell and it’s only the first half of May. Gardening is a … Continue reading

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an investment worth making: Naturepedic, Boba, Puddlegear & Autonomie Project

I am a consignment store freakazoid through and through when it comes to shopping for kids.  Chances are VERY high that if you peruse our house or admire something one of the girls is wearing and inquire about where it … Continue reading

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CastleWare: organic infant clothing – treasures for a new era (review & giveaway)

When I was pregnant with Camden, I did a mammoth sort of all the baby clothing I’d saved from Beckett.  It was a huge to-do and one of the biggest purges was all the polyester/polar-fleece stuff we had acquired.  These … Continue reading

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Nature’s Path Organic: Eat Well. Do Good. (review & giveaway)

 When I am lucky enough to hit a cycle of REM sleep in the night, I dream. I dream about the girls and their futures. I dream of health and happiness for my loved ones. And, I dream of my … Continue reading

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