Category Archives: supper & sustenance

the fine print

Food labeling is deceptive at best. If you are lucky enough or have the proper training you can possibly decipher the ingredients list, but the real challenge is in what to make of the boisterous claims on the package. One … Continue reading

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the story behind costco kirkland organic eggs

Costco sends out a newsletter every month called “The Costco Connection”.  It’s a decent update on what is happening in Costco.  I usually quickly thumb through each issue and try to avoid the endless filler pages of Costco advertisements, but … Continue reading

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Late July Organic Snacks (review & giveaway)

I have an aversion to certain food smells.  It’s a violent reaction that starts with just the package opening and sends me over the edge.  And, if Jacob even thinks of eating either of the two foods – it’s a … Continue reading

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homemade pesto

One of the goals we have this season in the Ferry household is that to not waste produce that we have grown.  It overwhelms me when the garden is in full swing and I am trying to plant, weed, mulch, … Continue reading

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local corner: breckenridge blueberries

Berries are a big deal in our house.  Even our neighborhood is where it’s at when it comes to berries.  We live smack dab in the middle of raspberry country.  Within a two miles radius of our house is over … Continue reading

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apple of whatcom county’s eye (freelance article)

It’s warm here and we are finally into summer full swing, but the last few days of break and Beckett’s birthday coming up mean that fall is around the corner.  Here is a freelance article I did for one of … Continue reading

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an inevitable breakdown

We are in what I refer to as a rough patch with toddlerhood.  My motto with parenting has always been “this too shall pass”.  And, this has served me well.  Just when I think I can’t take anymore of a … Continue reading

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local corner: bellingham country gardens

With a vegetable garden in full swing and a plethora of greenery – broccoli, lettuce, carrots and green beans, our farmer’s market trips are getting fewer and farther between because the market is growing right in our backyard.  But, it’s … Continue reading

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dirty dozen & clean fifteen

A good reminder of the “Clean Fifteen” and “Dirty Dozen”.  The data is the most up to date list from the the Environmental Working Group (EWG) and is based on the level of chemical contamination and residual pesticides in these … Continue reading

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dave’s gourmet: bringing italian goodness to any meal (review & giveaway)

I have a good friend.  He makes an appearance at least every week, if not twice.  His name is pasta.  He comes in curly-que noodles adorned with pesto and shredded parmesan.  Or he’s back into a delicious layered pie of … Continue reading

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