5 ways to enjoy Summer Solstice

By Brandi McRill / June 21, 2023 / 2 Comments

Summer solstice has always been very special to me. I enjoy the small pause as the sun reaches the zenith in its yearly journey. It’s as if everything takes a deep sigh as we traverse toward Winter Solstice in 6 months. Everyone braces for the summer heat, still drunk on the joy and excitement that […]

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A discussion on the Lymphatic System and the Food+Herbs+Alignment practices to Support it!

By Brandi McRill / August 18, 2022 / 0 Comments

Hey There! Thanks for being here!! Click play to enjoy a little chat session on the lymphatic system!

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This is a sticker that we sell for $5. It is black with a hand-scribbled flower peace sign, a black background and Give Plants a Chance in green letters. The sticker also mentions Flourishing Fern, The Flourishing Times and the Farm to Kitchen Collective.

In Defense of my Obligatory New Year’s day post

By Brandi McRill / January 2, 2020 / 0 Comments

Happy New -DECADE,- Y’all! Not sure about you but, it’s been one hell of an end to 2010’s over here. I’m not sure if the excitement from the holidays has me buzzing or if the promise of a new beginning is most intriguing but this January 1st finds me with hope and inspiration! Ushering in […]

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The Fourth Steps to Develop a Self-Care Practice

By Brandi McRill / August 4, 2019 / 0 Comments

Hi there! Christina here. I’m a guest writer this week that’s been charged with the task of introducing you to breath-work. I’ve been a loyal follower of the Farm to Kitchen Collective since its early inception and am proud to share some of my background and breath-work techniques with this growing community.  If you’ve been […]

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The Third Steps to Develop a Self-Care Practice

By Brandi McRill / July 29, 2019 / 0 Comments

Move More. Find the Stillness.    I love Sundays and always have. There is something special about a Sunday that just resets the soul. But, My Sundays are supercharged. Weekly Schedule? Check. Meals prepped & planned? Check. Meetings Confirmed? Check. I usually start Sunday Supper around 3 or 4 and I take care to plan […]

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The Second Steps to Develop a Self-Care Practice

By Brandi McRill / July 16, 2019 / 0 Comments

Proper Nutrition.   Hmmmm…Food is probably the one true topic I talk about every day. But, I’ve cautiously avoided diving beneath the surface. Growing up with a busy, working mother, weeknights were fast and easy, usually coming from a box. My stepfather was a foodie before foodies were a thing as we were always driving […]

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The first steps to Develop a Self-Care Practice

By Brandi McRill / July 7, 2019 / 0 Comments

Self-care. That word conjures images of bubble baths, pampering and massages; but, truly, self-care is so much more than these indulgences. While amazing for reducing stress, these things will only give you temporary results if Self-Care does not become a habit. I recently read an article from Forbes Magazine on LinkedIn proposing that Self-Care is […]

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This is a clear piture of water being infused with lemons, strawberries and cucumbers.

Water is Life! Three Simple ways to Increase Hydration without Feeling Water-Logged

By Brandi McRill / August 1, 2018 / 2 Comments

Water is one of the sources of life. I’m often puzzled when someone tells me they don’t drink or like it. Without proper hydration, I am sluggish, foggy and my skin starts to get GRUMPY!! How can the body function at its best when it does not receive the most basic of needs? Recent studies claim […]

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This is an original image with a plant and the words NO Social Media Saturday.

To Thy Own Self be True- Day 3

By Brandi McRill / February 17, 2018 / 0 Comments

Forty Days to Rest, Renew & Restore DAY THREE: Today is super simple. Just Unplug from Social Media for the entire day. Look around you rather than at your phone screen.!! Be engaged and mindful of what is happening around you! Wishing this post were longer but I, too, will be unplugging as well! Have […]

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This is an array of Chinese lanterns. They colors are hues or bright reds and blues. Paper Money hangs from the base of the lanterns.

To Thy Own Self Be True- Day Two

By Brandi McRill / February 17, 2018 / 0 Comments

To Thy Own Self be True Forty Days to Rest, Renew & Restore Day TWO: Today is a Friday. Lunar New Year. The Year of the Low Earth Dog. While I am no expert, it is my understanding that the Year of the Earth Dog means tremendous healing for Mother Earth and her inhabitants. Sounds […]

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