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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 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 […]

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 […]

How to Make the First Day of School Easy

How to Make the First Day of School Easy

The first day of school can be a scary thing. New teacher, new classmates, and new things to learn. And if it’s a completely brand new school, too, it’s that much more nerve-racking. You don’t know your way around or know anyone. It’s enough to […]

Fun things to do while camping and what to do if it rains

Fun things to do while camping and what to do if it rains

Things to Do While Camping If you think that camping is just sitting around the campfire and eating hot dogs and roasting marshmallow…well, those are some of the best things, but certainly not all there is to camping. This post contains affiliate links. See full […]

Izzy had kittens!

Izzy had kittens!

I can not believe summer is already half over! Can you? Time sure does fly, and on that note, I have to share with you the latest addition to our homestead, four sweet little kittens! Last year, you may remember, we got our cat Isabelle […]

Weekend Getaways for those who Enjoy the Great Outdoors

Weekend Getaways for those who Enjoy the Great Outdoors

Some individuals love to get away for the weekend and simply rest and relax, while others really get a charge from spending time in the great outdoors. If you are one of those who enjoy the great outdoors, then there is sure to be a […]

Traveling with Baby? How to Pack

Traveling with Baby? How to Pack

When preparing for a big trip, getting everything packed and ready to go (without forgetting anything) is the biggest task travelers face. If you have a baby, then not only do you have to pack for yourself, but you have also got to pack for […]