If you follow me on Twitter or Facebook then you probably saw my updates about hanging out at a Sleep Number® store in mid June. I guess it doesn't take much to draw some conclusions and guess that we were getting a new bed and you would be right. Up until a few weeks ago the husband and I (and most nights our 6 year old as well) were sleeping on an old pillowtop mattress and boxspring. We got that bed just as I found out I was pregnant with my second child. She is 8 now so that makes our bed … [Read more...]
Is Vegetarianism the Answer?
I just read an article yesterday that outlines the horrors and travesty of our current animal food product production system in this country. The article claims that vegetarianism is the answer to all of this. I am not at all convinced. I am not a vegetarian. I think this surprises many people because vegetarianism seems to be touted in recent years as the most "natural" way to eat. It surprises them even further to learn that I did in fact used to be a vegetarian (although not a vegan) but … [Read more...]