"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

"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!

Nourish your body and your soul!

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

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

Our beautiful pomegranate tree in full bloom...

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.

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...

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

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

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...

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

Love...Family...Health...Hapiness

Love...Family...Health...Hapiness

A Little Surprise in My Garden!

A Little Surprise in My Garden!

Category Archives: Transitioning

Primal Snacks Made Easy!

June 12, 2012 at 09:18

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BrownCowPlain

I played hooky last Friday and spent the day poolside with a good friend.  As you can imagine, we talked about everything under the sun as women usually do when they get the opportunity to get together.  One of the big topics of the day was my primal lifestyle and how it works.  After we [...]

10 Cool Things About Being Primal

June 4, 2012 at 11:55

Little Miss Sicky Poo

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T-Bone Steak on the Grill

I thought it would be fun to give you the highlights (in my opinion) of living a primal lifestyle.  People often want to know what the benefits and motivations are behind this choice of lifestyle so here are a few of my favorites. No more afternoon energy crashes Prior to becoming primal, I would typically [...]

Transitioning to the Primal Lifestyle: 4: Your Rising Grocery Bill

May 25, 2012 at 11:10

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RisingBill

There are quite a few challenges that we face as we transition to a primal lifestyle.  Some are physical challenges, some are social but I think one of the first things that people notice is the cost.  After all, our society places a lot of emphasis on cheap foods that are easily accessible.  This means [...]

10 Easy Lunch Ideas for Primal Noobs

May 14, 2012 at 16:24

Little Miss Sicky Poo

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peach-chicken-salad

So you’ve decided to take the Primal lifestyle plunge…but you’re having some difficulty trying to figure out what to pack for lunch.  This is a pretty common stumbling block for primal newbies.  After all, just the thought of lunch typically conjures up images of sandwiches and cheeseburgers.   Am I right? Well, not to worry.  Little [...]

Transitioning to the Primal Lifestyle: 3: Dairy or Not?

May 10, 2012 at 13:19

Little Miss Sicky Poo

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dubliner_cheese

Spend any amount of time in the paleo/primal blogosphere and you will quickly discover that there are two camps of thought regarding the use of dairy. I personally fall into the pro-dairy camp. I know that this is a big topic of discussion so I want to share my thoughts about it and why I [...]

Transitioning to the Primal Lifestyle: 2: Low Carb Flu

May 3, 2012 at 13:48

Little Miss Sicky Poo

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maxine_flu

As I mentioned in the first post of this series, I got pretty ill for a while after going primal.  I felt so sick and tired that there were a few seriously close calls where I almost quit.  Of course at this point in my life, the last thing I wanted was to feel was [...]

Transitioning to the Primal Lifestyle: 1: Where Do I Start?

May 2, 2012 at 15:12

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GoingPrimalMug

Have you decided to go primal?  With such a big change on the horizon it is not unlikely that you may be asking yourself “Where do I start?”  Here are a few suggestions on how to begin your primal journey that helped me set the foundation of this new lifestyle in my own life… Educate [...]

Transitioning to the Primal Lifestyle

May 2, 2012 at 15:11

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Sally

My transition from the Standard American Diet to living primally has been met with many challenges.  When I first decided to make this change I became very ill and it almost forced me to give up my pursuit of this lifestyle.  I also had to figure out how to deal with social events, new ways [...]

Is Sugar Hiding in Your Diet?

April 24, 2012 at 15:36

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SugarNutrition_main_1221

We’ve all heard it before on the news, in magazines and from our doctors.  Sugar is bad for your health.  But do we really understand the extent of this statement?  When I have conversations with people about avoiding sugar, I’m often met with the assumption that cutting out the occasional soda or piece of cake [...]