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Rachel Wolf
Driftless, WI
Lover of wild places, blogger, homesteader-in-training, homeschooling mama, & the owner of LüSa Organics. At home in the hills of the Driftless.
Interests: Writing, knitting, mothering, farming, exploring, and living life out loud.
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If you asked me what our family's most important, most healing, most nourishing food is I would answer without hesitation. Bone broth. Rich, long-simmered, nutrient-rich bone broth. I make a batch weekly and we drink it by the mug-full, cook... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Clean.
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Today is my first wifi connection in nearly two weeks. Being accustom to nearly constant connectivity back home, it has been a welcome break. I feel reset on many levels. I highly recommend it. From Asheville with friends we wound... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Clean.
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When learning the ropes of parenting babies, toddlers, or young children advice abounds. I feel fortunate enough to have stumbled into the attachment parenting and peaceful parenting communities when my kids were still small. It was from these wells of... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at Clean.
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Oh, yes. It's that time again. While the snow is still on the ground but the days have started to warm, the maple sap begins to rise. And we tap. Somehow every year it feels like hope becomes something tangible... Continue reading
Posted Feb 13, 2017 at Clean.
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We started our journey with a two day push from Wisconsin to North Carolina. Asheville was our first pause in the driving, with a long overdue visit planned with some old friends. Honestly, I don't think we could have chosen... Continue reading
Posted Feb 9, 2017 at Clean.
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A couple of years back I got the bug to take a winter road trip - with all four of us instead of the usual three. A blog reader suggested this spectacular spot and we jumped. A quite island without... Continue reading
Posted Feb 6, 2017 at Clean.
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We've been enjoying probiotic ginger bug sodas at our house for years. Indeed, at the autumn Herbal Retreat the ginger bug soda I brought was the first beverage gone during the weekend! I love ginger bug drinks because they are... Continue reading
Posted Feb 3, 2017 at Clean.
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I promise to stop with the retreat talk in just a moment! But today is the last day for registration for our spring gathering. I'm hoping to have the last remaining slots filled by the end of the day! And... Continue reading
Posted Feb 2, 2017 at Clean.
I'm so glad, Morgan!
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For so many these days are rife with worry. Anxiety, uncertainty, anger and fear. And so many of us are obsessing. Reading the news, writing letters, making phone calls, staying informed. Because that's our work. To stay awake. To stay... Continue reading
Posted Jan 30, 2017 at Clean.
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My life goes through seasons where what keeps me most occupied shifts from one part of my life to the next. If drifts from homeschooling to farm; from family to garden; from writing to LüSa. And while I've been busy... Continue reading
Posted Jan 26, 2017 at Clean.
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As the news streaming into my world becomes more and more politically charged, I am feeling a deeper need to be mindful of how much time I spend on the computer. It's easy for me to get sucked in, to... Continue reading
Posted Jan 25, 2017 at Clean.
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Are you prone to anxiety? Me, too. I always have been. As a kid I was anxious that I'd get a bad grade or that my house would burn down, that there was a monster under my bed or a... Continue reading
Posted Jan 23, 2017 at Clean.
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I thought I might take my daughter with me to march tomorrow. Meet up with my sister and maybe even my mom; don our pink hats and raise our voices. But I felt anxious. Inexplicably so. I asked a friend... Continue reading
Posted Jan 20, 2017 at Clean.
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There was another post that I wrote for today. It was heartfelt and real and raw. But you know what, friends? This is the internet. And I just don't have that level of voluntary vulnerability in me today. So I... Continue reading
Posted Jan 20, 2017 at Clean.
I seriously love you. (Thank you for the needed levity today.) x
Toggle Commented Jan 19, 2017 on 1.19.17 at SouleMama
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When I wrote this post so many of you got it. You really got it. But most of you probably did before you read it too. Blogs are so often like that. We are taking to the people who are... Continue reading
Posted Jan 19, 2017 at Clean.
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Just popping in with two quick pieces of business! First, a heartfelt thanks. Your words yesterday were so kind and understanding. Thank you for sharing your voices here. It means more than you know. And second, the Spring Herbal Retreat... Continue reading
Posted Jan 17, 2017 at Clean.
It is hard. Thanks for your words, Val.