As much as I love a good pie, summer cakes can be just as delightful and rewarding for dessert. There’s something wonderful and simple about a cake full of fresh fruit. Summer cakes are also generally simple cakes. These are things where fruit is the star and the fancier decorating or frostings can be saved […]
Summer Seasonal Living
Use these Summer themed ideas, tutorials, and recipes for a lifestyle lived close to the earth and the season in a simple, natural style.
Celebrate summer and all of its unique qualities in simple fashion this season. Skip the giant bucket lists that only add pressure and stress and instead simply embrace the season with uncomplicated and frugal means. Dive In Get yourself into a natural body of water near you. Swim in a lake, dip your toes into […]
Summer tends to be a busy season. There is gardening and food preservation and more. Be sure to do them to the best of your ability by including these summer self-care strategies in your days. Go On a Picnic We as a society have moved away from the picnic but there’s a lot to be […]
Summer is this amazing season of abundance from the earth. There is so much around and it’s good to indulge in it now, but it’s also wise to save some for later. Use these simple projects and savor summer all year long. Savoring summer is not about trying to do all the things or spend […]
Summer is the season of abundance. The season of local abundance most especially. While the produce section of most grocery stores never change, it is during the summer months that we can usually gorge on fresh, local produce. Summer seasonal eating is easy and delightful. Summer Foods What’s local and in season in Florida is […]
Living a life close to the seasons and the earth can sometimes mean that summer comes with a packed schedule. The rhythm of the earth means gardening and food preservation. Modern lifestyles often mean summer weddings, family reunions, and road trips. These lazy days of summer can be anything but lazy and can get overwhelming […]