Category Archives: Life

Wanderlust expressed in dress


Many of us aspire to be wanders. How romantic, the idea of traveling aimlessly, road tripping around the world driven only by our lust for adventure. With this image in mind,  Jessi Sader created her clothing line – FXDressed. Jessi began her fashion career in her teens, sewing her way to Grateful Dead concerts around […]

At the vineyard and in the orchard

Savage Oaks Wines

Our fall foliage series closes with scenes from Savage Oaks Winery and Schoolhouse Farm orchards. We stopped by Savage Oaks Winery in Union for a tasting. Holly Savage was a gracious hostess. So many wonderful varieties to choose from. Our favorites: Sterlingtown – a fresh, just picked off the vine flavor, strong grape taste that’s […]

Reflections of an old school, homeschool mom

Exploration at Salt Lake City by Melinda Prophet

It’s decision-making time again. Do you send the kid back to school or bite the bullet and homeschool? Tough choice, either way. It has been 10 years since my last homeschool outing. I have seen the outcome of a variety of homeschool philosophies. Analyzing my methods and other homeschool methods, I ask, did they work, […]

6.5 Ways to reverse the effects of burnout


I don’t know how we got from the laid back, peace out,  flower child ways of the 60’s and 70’s to the highly productive, multitasking mania of the 80’s, 90’s, and on to today.  But one thing is for sure, we are all suffering the effects of the environment we created for ourselves. Multitasking was […]