happy-healthy me, nanayisms

‘me time’ when I’m never alone

"Me time" is a foreign concept to me. Turo and I have pretty much maintained our own personal activities, goals, and undertakings, so while we do a lot of things together, we still have our own stuff to ourselves. In a way, having some personal time is a given, and it doesn't have to come off… Continue reading ‘me time’ when I’m never alone

farm and garden, happy-healthy me, home made

supporting a local farmers’ market

we are a farming family and a farmers’ market is our happy place Our small-scale organic farm has not been as productive as we had always hoped it would be. An organic farm, as with most other agricultural ventures, is labor- and investment-intensive. We have a growing family, three kids going four in a couple… Continue reading supporting a local farmers’ market

happy-healthy me, nanayisms, the baby business

cloth diapering (older babies and toddlers)

It’s been awhile since I posted anything about cloth diapers. I am proud to say that our little boy Ira, who is now 19 months old, is still using cloth diapers exclusively both day and night. I must say that successful cloth diapering is a hit-or-miss, trial and error process. But, if I could give… Continue reading cloth diapering (older babies and toddlers)

farm and garden, happy-healthy me, kitchen disasters, shopping steals

organic for a cause

we're rooting for local organic farmers (ourselves included), and we get a basketful of veggies in return. sweet. Today we received our first farm "share" of locally produced organic vegetables. We subscribed to a community-shared agriculture (CSA) scheme where we paid 4 weeks' worth of seasonal, organic produce from farmers organized by Good Food Community.… Continue reading organic for a cause

happy-healthy me, mobility

hot air balloon fiesta

by far the most unplanned trip we've ever taken.. Travel is a huge part of how we live. We live a lifestyle that is conducive to always being on the go. We homeschool our children (which means we do school, everywhere, all the time). I work from my Macbook (which is basically everywhere, including traffic… Continue reading hot air balloon fiesta

happy-healthy me, the baby business

what our bahaySKUL day looks like

everyday is different. some days seem like the others. other days are filled with adventure. We have been homeschooling for over 6 months now. The early months were a struggle, but now we are settling down into some kind of routine, building a familiar structure to our bahaySKUL day. 7:00 am We start our day by… Continue reading what our bahaySKUL day looks like