Have you ever wondered if there was an easy way to age new hardware to give it a weathered patina? There is! That’s just what I did for the handle on our new sliding barn door in the master bedroom.Read More
Nourish your body and feel fuller, longer with a cup of Paleo Bulletproof Cacao Latte!
You may have heard of bulletproof coffee and its many benefits, but some of us need to avoid caffeine, dairy, or both. This Paleo Bulletproof Cacao Latte provides many of the same benefits as bulletproof coffee, but without the dairy or caffeine.
It’s a great way to start the day or to get over the afternoon hump!Read More
It’s been a while since I’ve shared a “best books list” here on the blog. This year we’ve had homesteading on the brain in a major way, so I’m excited to present a collection of our favorite books for homestead kids.Read More
When your family gets food poisoning the day before your house goes on the market, which is the same day the realtor arrives to photograph the house and a random prospective buyer stops by for a tour, it’s DIY carpet freshener to the rescue! That, plus diffusers running in every room.
I hope you never find yourself in such a predicament, but when you have kids or pets or like to throw parties (or all of the above), there comes a time when your carpet needs some freshening.Read More
You can’t beat a good hearty soup with lots of flavor, especially when it’s chilly outside. Warm soup just hits the spot! And this sausage & sweet potato soup with spinach is a new family favorite for my crew. I hope you love it as much as we do!Read More
I almost don’t even want to share our great big costly meat bird mistake of 2018, because it was so terrible and so avoidable.
It was possibly the most discouraging set back we’ve experienced in our homesteading journey. But we want to be transparent with you. And since we ourselves have benefited from the mistakes of others, we’ve decided to share our great big terrible meat bird mistake. Read More
What would you do if you weren’t afraid? Is it big enough and important enough that you’d do it anyway, even if you were afraid? That’s what we did in 2018.Read More
Have your kids experienced homemade flubber with essential oils? They’re going to love this recipe!
You’re going to love it too, because it’s simple enough for kids to make on their own and they’ll get hours of good old fashioned entertainment from their homemade flubber.
A simple-to-assemble flubber kit makes a fun gift, too.Read More
Last year we decided to start a Jesse Tree advent tradition and it’s become one of our favorite parts of the Christmas season.Read More