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Healthy Eating to Avoid the Freshman 15

Ah, college life… Freedom! You finally have the opportunity for endless nights at the library, all-nighter study sessions, eating when you want and what you want and of course the anything-goes parties. College is officially in session and many students are now faced with the decision of…

Connecticut Hunter Jumper Finals {Fairfield, CT}

CHJA Finals in Fairfield has come and gone this year. While it was the first time for many of the students at GMC Farm this year, it was a learning experience for all. Getting to compete at such a large scale, you absolutely must bring your A-game if you…

What do you need to know about the 2017 Eclipse?

The time is near! And no, not the time until all hell breaks loose, well maybe? It is almost August 21st 2017! I am sure you have heard via your radio, TV or any other sort of news broadcast about the Total Solar Eclipse that is about to happen later…

The 98th Annual Durham Fair

The 98th Annual Durham Fair is fast approaching in 50 days! This year, the fair will be held September 21st – 24th, 2017. This long tradition began the last weekend of September in 1916 and continues to be held the same weekend every year since then. Seriously! The only years when…

Blueberry Cupcakes with Lemon Custard Filling

The one good thing about being seen last by your large animal vet, is that when they get special goodies along the day, you get to reap the reward of all the extra – it doesn’t hurt that we’re good family friends as well. During one of Mike’s…

The CT Wine Fest 2017 – “Taste the Adventure”

Every year I say I am going to make the trek to Goshen for the Connecticut Wine Festival and every year something comes up (generally a horse show). BUT, this year Courtney and I decided to make a double-duo appearance! Without a doubt, I should have been carving out…

Mediterranean Bean Salad {Perfect Lunchtime Meal}

In keeping with the plant-based theme for the week, I threw together (another one of our go-to lunches) a Mediterranean bean salad. It’s easy, quick, cheap and filling – it also is delicious ;). With the constant flood of information regarding healthy eating and incorporating vegetarian meals into our…

Portobello Mushroom Burgers {for even the meat lover}

As promised! Last week Steve and I followed a plant-based diet for the week. We (he) have been watching quite a few documentaries on the importance of eating healthy and how incorporating a plant-based diet can help with several medical items (low cholesterol, improve sleep quality, etc.) so…

Today’s History Lesson: Why we Celebrate 4th of July

Have you ever wondered why we celebrate the 4th of July or how the holiday came about? Like many, you may believe that we celebrate this patriotic holiday because it is the day we received our Independence from England. First, let’s take a step back. Like wayyyyyy back to…

How to Move Like a Pro

It’s summertime! One of the most common times to move – whether it be out of school (or back in – before you know it) or from apartment to a new home, the thought of moving and packing all those items can be overwhelming not to mention pure exhaustion! But…