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Enjoy reading all about our adventures with our rooster and how we got started exploring the wild world of  sustainable living.

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Waking up (early) to Sustainability


Last month, best viagra cialis I hit the open road for our island’s annual garden tour.  And unlike past years, buy cialis I thought I should embrace alternative transportation and bike to each one of the gardens (a 25 mile tour with hills, valleys and more hills).

What I miscalculated was 1) my level of conditioning 2) the weight of my road bike on all the hills!

Let me just say first, it was totally fun, but exhasting!  But let me also admit, it got me thinking why I don’t get around town by bike more often.  The answer boils down to the reasons outlined in points #1 and #2 above.

So #1 is just about getting out there and getting back in shape – I will admit that the last year has had me in front of my computer more than working out.  But as much good intention I have, every time I think about biking somewhere, I remember the killer hills near our home and my ambitions to be a biking road warrior quickly die.  So that leads to point #2 – getting a better bike to help me get up the hills.

So wrapped in a cloud of Bengay, I head to my local bike shop for some coaching and purchase support.

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Since my husband got a wood smoker for Christmas this year he has been trying out many recipes for smoked fish. This Smoked Salmon is my favorite so far and is an elegant appetizer at any function especially when served with Cucumber & Dill Creme Fraiche (easier than you would think to make from scratch) and homemade fennel crackers. I enjoy pairing this dish with the wonderfully crisp and refreshing Cucumber DRYSoda which highlights the sweet smoky notes of the fish.

Try to find line caught, best cialis health Pacific salmon for a sustainable fish choice and smoke over alder and cedar.

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Picking up Chicks: For your Backyard Flock


As someone that can and will eat practicially anything, best viagra tadalafil I can’t imagine how hard it is to live with a food allergen or intolerance.  Unfortunately, best cialis there is a growing number of people that do have dietary restrictions and are thusly precluded in enjoying some of life’s food pleasures.  Thankfully with a little knowledge and substitution, you can create fabulous recipes that they too can enjoy.

I developed this Dairy-Free Cranberry Citrus Scone recipe for a friend of mine who struggled to find something to pair with his morning coffee.  These scones are filled with bright jewel-colored dried fruit that are dairy-free but full of taste.  I also used sustainable ingredients where I could.

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Raising Chickens 101: A Beginner’s Guide to Getting into Backyard Birds


The winds of change are coming.  Green energy is something that even our 6 year old neighbor kids are talking about.  One good thing about the recent Oil Spill in the Gulf is the heightened conversation on alternative forms of sustainable energy.
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The winds of change are coming.  Green energy is something that even our 6 year old neighbor kids are talking about.  One good thing about the recent Oil Spill in the Gulf is the heightened conversation on alternative forms of sustainable energy.

On our recent trip to Sweden, viagra buy ampoule we were lucky enough to experience wind energy in action and what it means for Swedes.
Some people love ‘em, cialis sale viagra some people hate ‘em; some people grill them, viagra some people slurp them.  Personally, cialis I love oysters!

When I think about them, phrases that you would expect to find in Dr. Suess books spring into conscientiousness.. “I would eat them with my favorite brew, I would eat them in a simple stew.  I would eat them standing on a hill, I would eat them with some dill. I would eat them here.  I would eat them there.  I would eat them anywhere!”

But by far, there is nothing better than slurping oysters along the waters edge right after you harvest them – especially in months that have an “R” in it.  This post will about this lovely little bivalve – why they are important to our waters and how we at Camp 4 like to eat them (recipe link included!!) Continue reading