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Firewood on the Homestead: How to Maintain Your Storage & 5 Alternative Uses

Firewood on the Homestead: How to Maintain Your Storage & 5 Alternative Uses

This post may contain affiliate links, read my full disclosure here. Winter comes every year and faster than most of us would like. Each year we face the brutal cold and (most of us) are to be reminded of the blessing of a warm place to live or stay. As this happens, I can't help [...]

Crock-Pot Cobbler Recipe For Whatever Fruit You’re Craving

Crock-Pot Cobbler Recipe For Whatever Fruit You’re Craving

This post may contain affiliate links, read my full disclosure here. The Crock-Pot Cobbler Oh, the crock-pot. I am all about simplicity in life and that does not exclude the kitchen. Food is delicious on it's own and our job is to create the right simple conditions and combinations for flavors to come to life. [...]

Portable Emergency Water Storage

Portable Emergency Water Storage

Subscribe and join our growing community! This post may contain affiliate links, read my full disclosure here. Emergencies are one of those things where it's easy to think it will never happen to you. However, if (and most likely when) it happens and you're not prepared, you and those dependent on you will be in [...]

Composting: The Simple, No Stress Way

Composting: The Simple, No Stress Way

This post may contain affiliate links, read my full disclosure here. Compost. The Simple, No Stress Way. You have either never used it before, bought it in bags or you hear the word and can instantly smell earthy, rich goodness along with feeling the satisfaction knowing it came from your own property. Compost brings new [...]

Lentil Sprouts for Chickens (and Your Family) – A Protein Packed Winter Treat

Lentil Sprouts for Chickens (and Your Family) – A Protein Packed Winter Treat

This post may contain affiliate links, read my full disclosure here. Winter, with it's dropping temperatures, snow, wind, rain and ice can bring up a lot of concerns for new chicken owners. It's easy to feel sorry for them from our nice cozy homes while they're out in the cold. The reality is that chickens [...]

Utilizing the Power of Fall Leaves in the Garden

Utilizing the Power of Fall Leaves in the Garden

This post may contain affiliate links, read my full disclosure here. Fall is a beautiful time of year and a favorite of many. As with any season, it brings a certain type of outdoor work along with it. Depending on your preferences and season of life- the fall leaves that drop or blow onto your [...]

Grandma’s Beautiful Fall and Winter Potpourri

Grandma’s Beautiful Fall and Winter Potpourri

This post may contain affiliate links, read my full disclosure here. A Family Recipe The potpourri was our ancestor's "Glade PlugIn". Except... better. Much, much better. It is a great way to make the house smell delicious without the calories of cookies and the chemicals from those candles you used to love before finding out [...]

A Lantern For Families – Goal Zero Lighthouse 400 – A Review

A Lantern For Families – Goal Zero Lighthouse 400 – A Review

This post may contain affiliate links, read my full disclosure here. Goal Zero Lantern: Solar Powered & Rechargable Baby! Anyone in need of a solar powered, rechargeable lantern? Maybe that's why you've stopped in? Look no further. This beauty came into our lives when we were in the market for a new lantern to take [...]