The acorn squash is one of the most common and readily-available winter squashes. It’s also full of flavour, easy to work with, and keeps extremely well. It can be sliced into wedges or rings, baked, deep fried, roasted, or even grilled. You might remember we did...

Giving thanks isn’t always easy.   Amid the turmoil of frustrations that make up everyday life. Amid the unfinished homework and messy bedrooms. Amid the bills and taxes and myriad little drains on prosperity. Amid the unwashed dishes and unmowed lawns.   Giving thanks isn’t always easy.   When we’re exhausted from sleepless nights. When...

It isn’t always easy to be completely committed to gratitude these days. There’s a lot going on in the world that’s scary and distracting. Every second we’re awake, some new soundbite is clawing at our attention, while we get caught up in the most divisive...

The humble squash might seem like it’s been part of our global diet and culture forever, but in reality, it is a fairly recent arrival on the world stage. Like tomatoes and corn, squash is an export to the world from the Americas, where it...

OK, we’re a little obsessed with the fall season. With farmers’ markets overflowing and the leaves starting to turn, it’s becoming pretty clear that we could live this life all year round and never get tired of it. Our morning walks are just amazing. Sweater weather...

We all know that a good night’s sleep is important to overall health and wellbeing. Of course, most of us don’t realize just how important it is until we’re suddenly deprived of it (like, say, when a new baby shows up). As a health-conscious family, we...

We’re self-improvement junkies. That means we’re always on the lookout for great books, videos, shows, and of course web content to keep us focused and motivated. Of course, with the popularity of motivational content these days, sorting through the mess to find a few gems of...

A while back, Buzzfeed ran up one of its longer but curiously more profound lists entitled "37 Things You'll Regret When You're Old." Although littered with GIFs (as Buzzfeed tends to do), the actual list is worthy enough of attention. In fact, we're posting the list...

Nothing energizes you quite like a good night’s sleep. But let’s be realistic…sometimes that just doesn’t happen, and you need a little extra shot of awesomeness to get through the mid-morning slump and power your way into the afternoon. This post contains affiliate links. You’re under no...