Posted on Jun 25th 2016
Back when I was pregnant, I didn’t have many weird food cravings, but I HAD to have fresh food. Frozen meals? No way. Leftovers? Fuggedaboutit. I needed a sandwich from the deli where they carved the meat in front of me. FRESH.
As the years have gone by and my children have gotten older, the need for freshness dimmed only slightly, but the need for higher quality food grew and continues to grow. I learned to plant and grow organic vegetables (which was a huge accomplishment considering I used to call myself a “black thumb” – I could kill a silk flower). I started buying meat from the local butcher instead of the chain grocery store. I learned to bake my own bread and even my own croissants! Fresh and homemade became more important as my family grew.
As this website grows and matures, we’re finding the sweet spot where home and garden merge. We’re looking for products that speak to that longing for freshness and authenticity. Tools to help you get the most from your time in the kitchen and useful, beautiful items for the rest of your house that reinforce your need for things that speak to your love of all things fresh.
(Full disclosure: we have faux fruits and vegetables because the real ones don’t look so good after a few days on the counter.)
How have your priorities changed over the years? What are you looking for that you’re having trouble finding? We’d love to hear from you and help you hunt down those special items that will make your home unique.
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