Nettle – Nutritional Powerhouse!

Common Names: Nettle, stinging nettle, greater nettle Scientific Name: Urtica dioica Family: Urticaceae Identification:  Nettle is found all over the world, including the U.S, usually north of South Carolina, Colorado, and Missouri. It is native to Europe and Asia. It...

2014 – A Year in Photos

{ This blog post is VERY photo heavy and may take a minute to load, but it's worth it, ENJOY! }     To start the season, we had to build the hoophouse!   Then, we got our first bees, built our first hive, & harvested our first honey   We got...

Rooted Earth is expanding!

I am so excited to finally be able to announce that Rooted Earth is expanding in more ways than one! I have had the same two best friends since high school, and what is even cooler is that they are sisters.  A lot of you know Cathy's jewelry business stellarcreature,...

Perfect Bread: 5 minutes & 4 ingredients

I could never go on a carb-free diet.  I love potatoes too much.  I love pasta too much. And I definitely love bread too much. Every day for breakfast I have 2 eggs fresh from our feathered ladies, some avocado, hot sauce, and a slice of this bread.  It's so good and...

Do It Yourself Spa Night! Hands & Feet

Last weekend I had my BFF Cathy over for a champagne and spa night.  Our guys cooked an amazing dinner (pictures at the end) while we relaxed and chatted.  These are perfect treatments to do with your girl friends or just by yourself when you need some extra...

Seed Starting Series – General Tip and Tricks

(Originally posted 2/25/2012) It has been over a year and a half since my last post!  The wedding planning, wedding, honeymoon, and settling back in to a "normal" life, and school starting back up again took over our lives.  But, we are married now (woohoo!) and...

Cleaning the house, naturally!

(Originally posted 9/4/2010) I need to do a normal blog shortly, but I wanted to share some recipes for all natural house cleaners.....the cleaners you buy in the store are filled with nasty chemicals and cost so much more than making simple cleaners at home. When you...