Sandford 1925 to 2010

Sandford Birdsey, Key West 1925-2010Today is Sandford’s birthday. She would have been 90. She died waaaay too young, if you ask me.

She has been on my mind lately, more than usual. I can feel her presence intensely, like she is right here! Her daughter and I were on the phone just now. She told me she talks to her mom all the time. I said, “Me, too.” Neither of us were surprised at that.

It was always good to talk to Sandford.

8 September 2010 – . . . → Read More

Quick Delicious Primal Gluten-Grain-FREE Pancakes with a SURPRISE Ingredient!

Quick Delicious Primal Gluten-Grain-FREE PancakesOMG, these primal gluten-grain-free pancakes are GOOD and quick and easy. So easy, I can make ‘em!

I am what you would call a “non-cook.” If it weren’t for my husband, we’d live on boiled pasta with butter and salt. Seriously.

And substantial? Whoa, very! In fact, so filling for breakfast we have leftovers for lunch — I had one rolled up with a slice of ham and brie the other day.

So let’s get to it — oh, the surprise ingredient? . . . → Read More

Vaccination Wiki: All the Reasons We Don’t Vaccinate

Why we don't vaccinate -- the evidence is overwhelming that it's a bad idea.“Those who are unaware are unaware of being unaware”. – Merrill Jenkins, economist and author

Debating vaccination on social sites takes so much time. Mostly because I have to repeat my reasoning for why we don’t vaccinate every time the topic comes up. I have to . . . → Read More

Farm Food Freedom Needs a Little Push. From a Few Thousand Pushers.

Will you be a freedom pusher, too?Liz usually writes about farm food freedom, but she’s busy in a statehouse somewhere (probably with Bernadette) actually making it happen right now. Liz and I talk every week or so, and this week we talked about “what’s next on the to-do list?”

In other words, what can the rest of us do, out in the field, to support the activists, like . . . → Read More

Perfect Pink WAPF Pickled Eggs

Perfect Pink Weston A. Price Foundation-inspired Pickled Eggs!When we lived in Costa Rica, my son developed a love for pickled eggs that he forgot about until last week. Since he does all the heavy lifting around ye ole homestead, keeping him fed to his liking is Job One. Plus, with 30 layers in the backyard, another way to eat eggs is always welcome!

I jumped online to find a recipe. “Surely, there’s a good ‘real . . . → Read More

Jumpstart Your 2015 Healthier Lifestyle with Stephanie for FREE!

steph-wellnessWhat better time than New Year’s Day to take the next step towards a healthier lifestyle? Even better, how about if you get to have an experienced, successful, competent wellness coach to guide you along that path for FREE???

Today, January 1, 2015, is your lucky day! :)

Guest blogger for Nourishing Liberty, fellow wellness advocate, and full-time blogger at Our Wellness Revolution, Stephanie Weeks has just launched a new wellness challenge and you are invited to join in at no cost!

Her 30-day . . . → Read More

How To Make Kombucha

How to Make Deliciously Fizzy Kombucha every time!

Kombucha is the real foodie’s answer to soda. It’s Ginger Ale that bites back: tart, fizzy, not sweet (although you can make it so) and, because it’s a fermented* drink, it’s loaded with healthy, life-giving probiotics.

Click here to read a short article on The Benefits of Fermented Foods.

Probiotics populate your gut with . . . → Read More


In memoriam of GG, Liz' grandfather, 1929-2014I am deviating from my normal topics of food freedom and liberty to honor someone immeasurably important in my life, my grandfather. I was both honored and humbled to present the eulogy at his memorial service. The following is my love, and my gratitude for my grandfather, coupled with the grief of loss. Liz

Eulogy of Dr. Bill Stockton July 30, 1929 – November 9, 2014

Presented at his memorial on November 22, 2014

It is amazing and deeply . . . → Read More