Welcome to Two Birds, One Scone! 

Welcome! You have arrived at Two Birds, One Scone, an environmental conservation blog that tells the story of one woman's struggle to conserve in a world that encourages convenience and materialism. My aim is to rediscover and cultivate my connection to nature while hopefully inspiring a similar journey in you! 

 

This blog's title comes from a saying I love: "feeding two birds with one scone". It's a play off a more familiar phrase, of course, "killing two birds with one stone". Feeding two birds with one scone better fits my intended purpose of this blog, which is to do the most good with what I have. Resources for aiding the environment are scarce and so this blog will focus on small things we can do in our everyday lives that can make positive impacts on our environment. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Above is a picture I took of one of my favorite places in nature: the coast of Oregon. I promise that the rainbow is real! Every time I visit this beautiful place, I feel a connection to both the ocean and Earth as a whole. Visiting this beautiful place reminds me to be grateful for all of the many benefits the earth gives us, including the opportunity to glimpse its beauty.  

 

Thank you again for visiting Two Birds, One Scone! Please feel free to contact me with any questions or comments you may have! 

 

Welcome!

Margaret

April 1, 2019

Let's cut to the chase. Today's meatless Monday recipe (found here) is one of those recipes that's really easy to make but looks very impressive! Perfect for work potlucks, quick lunches, and more, these spinach cheese swirls are tasty and excellent for all occasions....

March 5, 2019

I'm grateful to my grad school experience for so many things. One of the many things I'm thankful to have learned is how to be more observant when experiencing the natural world. For example, I learned during grad school about what an amazing resource snags are for wil...

March 5, 2019

I'm visiting London for the first time soon and so I've got all things British on my mind! Today's recipe is for English scones, a popular tea-time treat that is eaten with jam and clotted cream. The link is here! After you've baked these delicious scones, you can enjo...

March 5, 2019

I love so many things about dumplings. I love that you can make them with all kinds of fillings. I love that they can be a little snack or a whole meal. I love the sauces you can dip them in to. And I love how easy they are to make! This week's recipe for vegan tofu du...

March 5, 2019

Apparently, March 12 is Plant a Flower Day! Who determines these things? I have no idea. 

Anyway, I thought I would encourage you to participate in this holiday while providing some tools to allow you to take part in an environmentally-friendly way. When you plant a flo...

February 24, 2019

My husband loves, loves, loves, biscuits and gravy. If he could eat them for every meal, he absolutely would! Since he became a vegetarian, it's been my mission to show him that vegetarian biscuits and gravy are just as good (or better!) than the meat version. Today's...

February 24, 2019

If you are not a fan of "The Great British Baking Show", you are missing out on the purest, most incredible, and most drool-inducing show on Netflix (do people watch live television anymore?). While most of the show's challenges focus on sweet desserts, the contestants...

January 22, 2019

Just looking at photos of this week's Meatless Monday recipe makes me so hungry! Find the recipe for Indian butter cauliflower or tofu here. Yes, the original recipe calls for chicken but the author also outlines how to make this amazing meal vegetarian! Enjoy! 

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January 22, 2019

Have you ever eaten a meal that's so good that you think about it for days, maybe weeks, afterward? Today's recipe is just that good. I had these buffalo cauliflower tacos several weeks ago and I'm still thinking about them! You will be, too, when you make the recipe t...

January 22, 2019

I've been watching a lot of The Great British Baking Show and I've noticed that many bakers use a mirror glaze to finish off their cakes. Mirror glaze, as the name might suggest, is a beautiful, shiny glaze that is poured over a cake to give it a reflective, polished l...

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About the Blogger
 

Margaret is now a resident of the Pacific Northwest but was previously a sixth-generation Kansan. She loves sharks. Like, really loves sharks. 

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