Botanical Gardens, Tucson, AZ

The girls and I spent most of the day at the Botanical Gardens, while Andy was at the conference. It was wonderful, accept for Zoe being stung by a bee. She was okay, just stung, and offended. She kept crying, “Why did the bee sting me?” -her feelings crushed. Otherwise, it was a fantastic time,… 

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what’s for breakfast

Lately, pecans or walnuts, fruit, almond milk , and a drizzle of honey, have been what’s for breakfast here. Our friend, Shirley, at Gluten Free Easily, recently did a similar post about this, and at the risk of looking like a copycat, I had to jump on this healthy, delicious bandwagon! Think I’ll go eat… 

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Costco? Oh, yea!

I suspect most of you are going to read this post and let out a big, “DUH, Kelly!” But just on the off chance that some of you are living in the dark, like I was, I thought I would share my latest discovery. That and I’m just so freakin’ excited I’m bouncing off the… 

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Quinoa Almond Muffins

The weather was a little chilly today, in comparison to the 70’s it’s supposed to be for the next week, but we had a simulated archaeological dig anyway. In order to teach history, the children first needed to understand what history is. Last week we made a history of our family book. Today we put… 

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Homemade nut milk

I make almond milk by blending a cup of soaked blanched almonds with 4 to 5 cups of purified water, and straining it through a nut milk bag. You can also use cheesecloth, or even a thin kitchen towel. Add some agave or a little vanilla liquid stevia if you like. I also love macadamia… 

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