"Where you have a plot of land, however small, plant a garden. Staying close to the soil is good for the soul." - Spencer W. Kimball

Nourish your body and your soul!

If you live in Arizona, you probably own a cowboy hat too...

Our beautiful pomegranate tree in full bloom...

If you don't know how to grow vegetables, start with mustard greens. They are prolific and grow like weeds.

A random wagon wheel that lives in my backyard...

Purple top turnips peeking out of the ground before picking...

The Primal Blueprint Cookbook by Mark Sisson...helped me build a base of primal recipes that our family continues to enjoy...


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Category Archives: Fitness

The CrossFit Craze

May 16, 2012 at 13:07

Little Miss Sicky Poo


Most people that are on the primal/paleo bandwagon have heard of CrossFit.  The two seem to go hand in hand.  I’m going to make an admission that I have not yet tried it, but, it’s becoming a topic of discussion in the Owen household.  My husband and I train with the same personal trainer and […]

Coconut Water; The Natural Sports Drink

April 22, 2012 at 17:34

Little Miss Sicky Poo


Looking for an all natural sports drink that has the ability to rehydrate and replenish electrolytes after a tough workout?  Well, if you haven’t heard about the wonders of coconut water by now, I’m here to give you the scoop. Coconut water is the clear liquid that is harvested from young or green coconuts and […]

Skinny Fat: A Case for Strength Training

April 6, 2012 at 14:31

Little Miss Sicky Poo


For a lot of women, keeping up with the trends of modern fashion can be a full time job.  The pictures that we see in magazines are what we are programmed to view as beautiful and healthy.  And since most people want to be beautiful and healthy, it is easy to buy into the image […]

What does it mean to be “Primal”? Part 2: Fitness

April 4, 2012 at 17:30

Little Miss Sicky Poo


In my last post I talked about what a primal diet looks like.  Today I’d like to focus on primal fitness.    If you are like most health conscience people, trying to do the right thing, you are probably going to the gym about 3-5 times a week, perhaps lifting weights and doing about ½ hour […]