"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...


A Little Surprise in My Garden!

Category Archives: Ladies Only

The Dangers of Hormonal Contraception: Part 3: The Depo Shot

April 27, 2012 at 14:18

Little Miss Sicky Poo


Last week, I posted part 2 of a series that I’ve been working on that focuses on the dangers of hormonal contraception.  This week I’m focusing on the Depo Provera shot, also known as the “Depo shot” or “the shot”. What is the Depo Provera? Depo Provera is an injected form of birth control that […]

The Dangers of Hormonal Contraception: Part 2: The Patch

April 19, 2012 at 13:56

Little Miss Sicky Poo


Last week, I posted the first of a three part series about hormonal contraception in an effort to emphasize the inherent dangers of these birth control methods.  This week I would like to focus on “The Patch”, also known as Ortho Evra.  Although it is not as well known or as popular as the pill, […]

The Dangers of Hormonal Contraception: Part 1: The Pill

April 10, 2012 at 15:28

Little Miss Sicky Poo


A little over 50 years ago, the revolutionary oral contraception pill was introduced to women and quickly became the most popular and convenient way to “plan a family” and avoid unwanted pregnancies.  Today it is estimated that over 12 million American women use the birth control pill.   The pill certainly has merited success as an […]

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 […]