Homestead Life

Simple, Frugal and Easy Holiday Homestead Decorating Ideas

Simple, Frugal and Easy Holiday Homestead Decorating Ideas

Decorating for the holidays is often one of events people most look forward to. There’s just something special about the twinkling lights, the smell of pine in the air and the festivity. If you’re tired of fancy decorations or want to take your holiday decorating […]

Why Baking is Good For the Soul and 3 Easy Holiday Treats the Whole Family will love!

Why Baking is Good For the Soul and 3 Easy Holiday Treats the Whole Family will love!

Imagine walking into a home that smells like homemade bread, cookies or cinnamon rolls. The scent envelopes you and makes you feel like a child again. Baking, it is said, is good for the soul. Not only because the aromas and flavors can take you […]

Remembrance Day 2017

Remembrance Day 2017

Taking a moment today to remember. Please enjoy this well-known and beloved poem. In Flanders Fields BY JOHN MCCRAE In Flanders fields the poppies blow Between the crosses, row on row,     That mark our place; and in the sky     The larks, still bravely singing, fly Scarce […]

TBB Asks…..And I Answered~November

TBB Asks…..And I Answered~November

Things I’m Thankful For: 1. A New Friend~ Someone I have known for awhile, who has fairly recently become a friend rather than just an acquaintance. 2. Something Shiny~ All the Christmas lights starting to show up around town. Which means Christmas is coming soon! […]

Do Essential Oils Really Work and What are some of their Health Risks

Do Essential Oils Really Work and What are some of their Health Risks

Do Essential Oils Really Work? Creighton University Medical Center School of Medicine is out to determine if alternative therapies actually work. Aromatherapy has long been recognized for the treatment of minor ailments as well as the promotion of emotional stability. But how does it actually […]

TBB Asked….And I answered. Fall Edition

TBB Asked….And I answered. Fall Edition

    1. Favorite Fall Sweet Treat? I’d have to say either apple crisp or pumpkin pie! 2. Red, Yellow, or Green Apples? Red. They are just so versatile. Eat them fresh, good for baking, saucing and drying. 3.Favorite Fall Sport to Play? I don’t […]

Currently: October Edition

Currently: October Edition

Hello lovelies, Today I am trying something a little new and I hope you enjoy it as much as I think I will. I have seen these types of posts around the blogosphere lately and have been wanting to try this format myself. I am […]

Easy Rustic Ranchero Potatoes

Easy Rustic Ranchero Potatoes

Does your family eat a lot of potatoes? Are you tired of the usual mashed and baked and scalloped and are looking for something a little different, maybe something with a little pizzaz, a little oomf? My family eats a lot of potato dishes partly, […]

Currently: September edition

Currently: September edition

Hello lovelies, Today I am trying something a little new and I hope you enjoy it as much as I think I will. I have seen these types of posts around the blogosphere lately and have been wanting to try this format myself. I am […]

How to Help Your Child Overcome Fears about School and Tips on helping them make friends

How to Help Your Child Overcome Fears about School and Tips on helping them make friends

Many homesteaders either choose to homeschool or live so far off the grid that homeschooling is their only option. I myself believe homeschooling is a wonderful thing. Many people assume that when you consider yourself a homesteader, and you have kids, then that means you […]