Archive for the ‘local’ Category

Dundery Brook & Little Compton Walking Trail

I recently had the pleasure to fully explore the Dundery Brook trail and the new paved walking trail in Little Compton town center. There is a parking lot with portable toilets to begin the figure eight trail which is about a half mile in total. The west end of the figure eight surrounds the James […]

Block Island Day trip

Our family was lucky enough to have a Sunday this summer when no one had any plans or work to be done- a very rare treat for us. So we decided to play tourist ourselves and take a day trip to Block Island. We brought our whole family- 2 adults, 4 kids (well two are […]

Art & Artisan Festival Today!

The Art & Artisan Festival is hosting it’s 30th event at the Mill Pond Shops of Tiverton Four Corners today. There are over 50 vendors nestled into the gorgeous grounds behind the Mill Pond Shops. It is definitely worth a stop. To see a list of the vendors, please click here. 

Rhody Ramble- Great Resource for Families

I received a great email yesterday from Preserve Rhode Island about their Rhody Ramble website. As I took a quick glance through the list of events, I was really excited about how many seemed so interesting.  Take for instance this Saturday at Coggeshall Farm in Bristol- Wake up the Barnyard- “Head over with the nature […]

Local Food Forum & Real Food Challenge

I don’t think you can get much more “real” than chicken feet stock- but in hopes to keep it real, I have joined in Jenny’s Real Food Challenge at The Nourished Kitchen. Every day she is emailing an assignment to help learn about the principles of a nourishing diet including the importance of grass-finished and […]

Stuffed French Toast

New goal- use something in pantry/freezer from the summer. I know I have mentioned that I hoard this stuff – why?? I have been good with the relish & jelly- we use mine exclusively, but everything else gets saved for a “special” occasion. Yes, I know, this makes no sense. So, in order to help […]