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Why I Keep Bees and Think You Should Too

Have you ever been stung by a bee? Me too!


I just built rapport by establishing common ground in my introduction. So, based off what I learned in high school English, you (the reader) now need to keep reading! 1,808 more words

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Minimalist Monday: My Alma Mater And A Commitment To Sustainable Living

Happy Monday, everyone!

I hope you all had a wonderful weekend. Mine included a nice hike, watching some favorite shows on Netflix, playing my flute at the Greeley Arts Picnic, and some time with friends. 703 more words

Minimalist Mondays


If you ever want to grow just one type of vegetable that will make you feel like the best gardener in the world, give you the feeling of endless bounty, and keep you harvesting baskets full of summer goodness on a daily basis……grow greenbeans. 77 more words

Life At Fernwood

visited the farm again

We went back to the farmhouse together. It’s like a museum of how the poor simple peasant  in Zeeland was working and living for the past 100 years …. 129 more words


Big Gratitude for Our Little (But Not-So-Tiny) House

Many Americans are consumed with aiming for the biggest of everything, from big bank accounts to big McMansions to big belt sizes. In the past, I have also been duped into thinking bigger is better, but now I have something to confess: my husband Billy and I live in a small house. 1,125 more words


The simple life

About a year ago I decided to live differently.

I decided working from someone else just to live paycheck to paycheck wasn’t for me. Waking up every morning to go to work at a job where I wasn’t truly happy. 39 more words


Ask the Blonde Coyote: Where the Heck is the Bathroom?!

I’ve been getting so many lovely, thoughtful, inquisitive emails from people and I’m sorry to say it’s become impossible for me to answer all of them. 848 more words