The Art of Eating In Book Giveaway

Cathy Erway gave up eating out in New York and started cooking for herself, a two-year experiment she chronicled on her blog, Not Eating Out in New York. Restaurants, take out, and street carts were out, cooking for herself, foraging, and freeganism was in. Cathy’s story is interesting for anyone trying to live frugally by… 

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Children’s Books with Food Themes

The Vegetables We Eat, by Gail Gibbons

We are a family of readers, and my boys love the time we spend every day reading stories together. When the boys were very young, I began choosing books about food, wanting to introduce them to a healthy, well-rounded diet as soon as possible. These are some of our family’s favorite books with food themes…. 

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Children’s Books with Gardening Themes

Growing Vegetable Soup, by Lois Ehlert

“I want to help!” I was separating grape tomato plants, preparing them for planting, and Bob the Builder (5) and Top Gun (3) were reaching for plants as I worked. Our family plants an outdoor herb and vegetable garden every spring and we keep an indoor herb garden year-round. When I’m planting seeds I let… 

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