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A couple of months ago (the second week of September, to be exact) we began making significant changes in the way we eat. We had decided — after watching a few different documentaries (like Forks Over Knives…Fat, Sick & Nearly … Continue reading
About six months ago, we purchased a 12-pound bag of organic short grain brown rice from Costco. We’d rarely eaten brown rice up to that point, and I was hopeful that I could transition the family from our beloved white … Continue reading
Kombucha — have you heard of it? This tangy, fizzy, fermented tea drink is growing in popularity, and you can find it in any given health store and even in most regular grocery stores. The potential health benefits of kombucha … Continue reading
We currently have a few major eating-lifestyle transformations brewing in our home. At least, they’re major to me! We’ve been gradually tweaking our diets here and there for a while now (the dietitian in me won’t ever let me rest!), … Continue reading
In case you didn’t already know… It’s September!! It seems to me that summers fly by faster every year. I do love autumn, though, and I always look forward to the changing aspens, hot chocolate in the mornings, and fires … Continue reading
Our conversation went something like this: “Mama, am I always going to be five? It’s taking SO LONG to turn six! Why does EVERYTHING take so long?” (Emphasis hers, not mine.) “Well, Calla, the truth is that life actually passes … Continue reading
On Monday, March 5, we welcomed our fourth child — Shepherd Thomas Chou. Born at home, 9:11 PM~ 8 lbs 5 oz 21.5 inches Overflowing with sweetness I’ve thoroughly enjoyed this first week with our little boy. It’s true that … Continue reading