About Me

I am Rita, a professional apparel graphic designer by trade, who is now staying at home with my 7 and 3 year old sons. This site started in 2008 as a way to document all the recipes I was experimenting with. It evolved for a while (2009-2010) into a true part-time job and I got burned out.

After dropping some of the non-essentials (*cough* Facebook), it has settled back again into more of a documentation of what we eat and how I organized it all.

I've always loved to cook, and being in my mom's kitchen cooking with her brings all sorts of warm fuzzies. My mom gave me a lot of independence in the kitchen at a young age. At 14, when all my friends could get their first summer jobs and I was still too young, she gave me the job of menu planning and cooking all the meals for the week nights. I wrote the grocery list, and she took me shopping. It was my first solo act, and it gave me great confidence.

I've also tried to expand our groceries while keeping it under budget, try new recipes, and keep our family eating healthfully. Check out how I do it in How to Save Money on Groceries.

We moved from Florida to Texas in 2012, so some of my old posts talk about life in Florida. Here are some of my favorite places to school in Florida:

I got a Produce Club basket every other week from Hydro Taste in Myakka City, FL

I bought cage free eggs, chickens, and beef from The Dam Ranch in Bradenton, FL (They also offer pork).  I bought milk from Dakin Dairy Farms in Myakka City, FL

Disclosure Policy
This policy is valid from 07 November 2014

 This blog is a personal blog written and edited by me. For questions about this blog, please contact  Rita (creativelydomestic at gmail dot com).

 This blog accepts forms of cash advertising, sponsorship, paid insertions or other forms of compensation.

 The compensation received will never influence the content, topics or posts made in this blog. All advertising is in the form of advertisements generated by a third party ad network. Those advertisements will be identified as paid advertisements.

 The owner(s) of this blog is not compensated to provide opinion on products, services, websites and various other topics. The views and opinions expressed on this blog are purely the blog owners. If we claim or appear to be experts on a certain topic or product or service area, we will only endorse products or services that we believe, based on our expertise, are worthy of such endorsement. Any product claim, statistic, quote or other representation about a product or service should be verified with the manufacturer or provider.

 This blog does not contain any content which might present a conflict of interest.

To get your own policy, go to http://www.disclosurepolicy.org

Creative Commons License

This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-No Derivative Works 3.0 United States License.