We recently purchased a bunch of apples that looked great on the outside, but were ...
I have a sweet tooth. A whole mouth full of them actually! I have heard ...
Seaweed is an amazing vegetable – it contains so many nutrients! I have been wanting ...
The temperatures are rising quickly here in the desert. We have been nearing 100°F and it feels as though summer is nearly upon us. Warm temperatures bring active insects, and active insects bring (welcome) predators! Our lizards are fat and happy, hummingbirds nab tiny bugs right out of the air (check out this article if […]
Happy Earth Day! Earth Day is a good time to reflect on the choices we make in our everyday lives, and to commit to doing more in the future. Here at MudHollow, we strive to keep our products, packaging, and shipping as environmentally friendly as possible, and are always looking for ways that we can […]
It has been absolutely beautiful this week – warm and sunny, but not yet sweltering. Flowers are blooming everywhere, insects are busy pollinating, and sleepy lizards are soaking up the warm sun. In the morning and evening, cool breezes bring in the yummy scent of citrus blossoms and the noisy chatter of birds who will […]
I slaved away over the stove last night making some “gelatin squares” – kind of like Jello Jigglers, but without the brand name, the artificial colors and flavors. I used Knox gelatin and some organic apple cider that the kids love. The directions are on the box of gelatin, but it is as easy as […]
We do smoothies for breakfast 2 to 3 times a week. They are fast to make, and if needed the kids can take them in the car on the drive to school if we are running late. They also pack up nicely in a thermos for lunches when the usual options are limited (you can […]
While the popularity of Etsy is ever increasing, there are still many who might wonder why shopping Etsy is worthwhile. Here is a little about Etsy to help explain what it is all about to those who may be unfamiliar with it. Just like any online marketplace, there is a wide variety of shops and […]
Anybody who knows me knows that I have a sweet tooth. In reality, I have several. All of my teeth like it sweet – all the time. So what do you do when you have a mouth full of “sweet teeth” and the food lifestyle you have chosen to follow excludes critical substances like sugar? […]
Checking the mail isn’t something I usually get excited over. In fact, I would usually prefer to avoid the inevitable bills that tend to find their way there. Sometimes though, there are anticipated deliveries that have me watching for the mail truck and checking the box throughout the day. One such delivery occurred Thursday – my order […]
I’ll be honest. I had absolutely no idea what Fracking is. I followed a link from a National Wildlife Federation email and ended up watching the following video. I then discovered this one as well – I must admit I just love the vintage cartoon style of this one: Fracking is definitely something I need […]
We have spent much of this summer taking some time off to relax a little, vacation a bit and simply enjoy the moments going on around us. Now it’s already back to school time; the kids are getting settled into their classes (at a local high school and here at home) and life is taking […]