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Homemade Laundry Detergent

About 6 years ago my husband Jason and I were expecting our first son.  The excitement of that special time is always mixed with nervous anticipation; ours was coupled with the financial stress of having just been married.   679 more words


An old, but recently uncovered, post about the dogs.

Tuesday, March 2, 2010

The quiet means something is going on. I looked back over my shoulder and there was Dan, the German Shepard, and Boo, the sometimes-bitchy red Border collie, in a tug of war with one of my white short socks.  622 more words


First Ever Blog Follower Giveaway!

It’s Time For My First Ever Blog Follower Giveaway!

What’s up for grabs, you might ask? A large jar of my Homemade Pancake Mix along with your choice of a jar of my Homemade Strawberry Jam, Strawberry Rhubarb Jam, or Apple Jelly! 106 more words


Infused Water in Mason Jars

Ah, a new year. 2017. Awesome.

With a new year comes the topic of resolutions.  Now, I’m all for bettering oneself, but I don’t necessarily believe that a flip of a calendar page determines one’s will for the rest of the year.   588 more words


10 Things I'm Looking Forward to in 2017

Christmas Eve – whoa…hard to believe we have just one week left in the year. As some might have seen on the news, the dictionary’s most popular looked-up word of the year is “Surreal”. 2,132 more words


Farmhouse Style on a Homestead Budget: Kitchen Organization

Add this to the things you now know about me: clutter is not my friend.  I despise clutter.  It makes me feel like things are always messy, even if it is “organized clutter”.   770 more words