Category Archives: where the locals go!

plastic bag ban

I have some big news that I am just ecstatic about.  Literally busting at the seams.  Sit down – NO, no sibling for Camden and Beckett just yet, but it is still pretty cool.  The city of Bellingham passed an … Continue reading

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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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jet setting to sunshine

Where’d I go?  I’ve missed you all so.  We flew straight outta Washington and headed for sunshiney California.  We found out last minute that Jacob had a week off after working 42 of the last 45 days and we snagged … Continue reading

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buying in bulk

My latest freelance article for the Community Co-op discusses the joys and benefits of buying in bulk.  I’ve become a bit of a bulk addict and it really makes my skin crawl to buy something last minute in a wasteful, … Continue reading

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whatcha been up to?

Our life has been busier than ever lately and the blog tends to take a hit when I am treading water.  I sorta step on it and just hope it doesn’t need any attention while I keep my chin up.  … 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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