15 Signs That You’re a Crazy Canner

15 signs that you're a crazy canner: BrownThumbMama.com

Sure, it all starts innocently enough. You have a bumper crop of strawberries and figure it can’t be too hard to make some strawberry jam. (FYI: strawberry jam is a gateway drug.) Then–before you know it–you’re canning salsa and making pickles. And dreaming of a pressure canner. Oh, and an… 

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Money Talks When GMOs Walk

Sign the petition. Ask Quaker to support mandatory GMO labeling!

Chipotle has been in the press a lot lately for their decision to only use non-GMO ingredients in their restaurants. I’ve always been a big fan of Chipotle (mmmm, Cilantro-Lime Rice) but this makes me like them even more. So why are companies like Quaker, and their parent PepsiCo, shelling… 

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7 Ways to Keep Cats out of Your Garden

Keep Cats out of Your Garden: BrownThumbMama.com

Meet Neighbor Kitty. Isn’t he handsome? Over the years, he has “supervised” me on numerous garden projects, like planting asparagus and building a seed starting light. The only part I don’t like about sharing the garden with him is that he regards my raised beds as his own personal litterbox…. 

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What’s in Your Kids’ Lunch?

What's in Your Kids' Lunch: BrownThumbMama.com

This post was created as part of the Just Label It campaign, for which I am a financially compensated Labeling Advocate. The opinions are my own and based on my own experience. I’m fanatical about packing J-man’s lunch for school every day. With a sandwich on homemade bread, some veggies… 

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