Today is a first! I made my own spaghetti sauce from scratch! With vegetables all from my own garden too, so I get extra points for that 🙂 Honestly, growing up I would not eat any sauce but Ragu. I remember my mom giving up making sauce from scratch thanks to my refusal to eat … More Garden Blend Spaghetti Sauce
My goal in writing this is to not only help myself, but to hopefully reach another person struggling through life like I am. I don’t want to present myself on here as a perfect mom, perfect wife, perfect homeschooler, homesteader, homemaker, etc. That is so far from the truth! So often I fall in to … More Mid-life Make Over
That’s what my son has now, a belly full of biscuits! My husband has perfected his biscuit recipe over the last few years to what he calls “cat head” biscuits! Apparently, that means they are the size of cat heads! And they are GOOD! Through careful instruction, I too mastered biscuit making this morning! Here … More Belly full of Biscuits
Cedarwood oil has a warm, woodsy scent that promotes a relaxing environment when used topically or aromatically. Often referred to as Cedar oil, this essential oil is both unique and useful. There are many types of cedar trees, but all are coniferous, evergreen trees from the cypress family. Native to cold climates, Cedarwood thrives in high … More Using Cedarwood Oil in Your Home and Garden
Here’s a little look at feeding time! Pigs LOVE to eat! So much so, Mama Pig will actually use her snout to flip babies out of the way, as in send them flying through the air! We feed them non-gmo corn and apparently it is addictive and much preferred to all the plants and weeds … More Pigs in Action
Homesteading, backyard farming, grow your own food, it all seems to be the cool thing to do these days. And a noble pursuit! I don’t want to discourage anyone from their dream or from being more self-reliant and bettering the planet. But I do want to paint a picture of reality, or at least my … More So, you think you want to homestead?
We spend a lot of time outside whether it be at baseball games, working in the garden, taking care of animals, or just playing at the park. One thing I do not enjoy is being followed or attacked by insects! And who does really? I do not want to use any chemical spray on my … More Bugs, nobody got time for that!