F-stopmama’s blog schedule for 2016

With the start of a New Year comes new thoughts and ideas.  Usually, I spend the month of January contemplating the rest of the year.   After some thought, I have decided to make some minor changes, additions and deletions to the F-stopmama blog.  (I’m keeping the name, because well I like it!) I started…

Sustainable Sunday – End of Year 1

It has been almost a year since we moved to our little home in the country.  What a year it has been, full of wonderful changes!  After living through all 4 seasons out here, I realize how in tune we are with nature.  Each season brought with it so many new things to enjoy.  Spring…

A pet break from Sustainable Sunday

October has been a busy photography month, leaving me with less time to blog.  No complaints here, I love my job and this time of year is wonderful for business.  November has arrived and it does not seem possible only two months remain in 2015.  Seriously, I am looking for the pause button on life…

Sustainable Sunday – Shrooms!

Mushrooms find their way into most of my recipes.  I simply adore them.  They add such a great flavor to so many dishes I cannot help but utilize them.  I put them in my salads, homemade pizza, pasta, vegetable dishes, eggs, sandwiches and much more.   Often when hiking in our woods I bring my…

Sustainable Sunday – My failed attempt at a garden

When we moved to our new place I was so excited to put out a garden.  Finally the time & space to grow our own food!  I made my list of fruit & vegetables I wanted, researched seed companies and ordered my seeds.   After much research both online and through books I felt ready…

Sustainable Sunday – Small Kitchen Duty

A few years ago it would have been a rare occurrence to see me in the kitchen.  Back then we went out to eat frequently.  Cooking was not something I enjoyed or had the time for.  My idea of a perfect meal was having someone else prepare, cook and clean up for me.  At the…