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3 weeks ago

Homestyle Egg Drop Soup

Homestyle egg drop soup

At the risk of sounding “unamerican”, I am going to share a secret. I don’t like chicken noodle soup. There I said it! that wasn’t so bad right? It really nothing bad, I just have damaged memories of that condensed soup in a can. Tiny noodles, bits of meat (I think), who ever felt better, […]

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What kind of homesteader are you?

discovering your homesteading style

What kind of homesteader are you? With so many terms out there the lines can seem to blur. The farm… A homestead…An urban homestead… Naturalist/ the health nut… Permaculture…. Preppers/ survivalists, the list goes on. In homesteading circles these question seem to come up, and most people tend to associate with their niche and disregard […]

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Getting started with goats

Getting started with goats

You have been excessively scrolling Pinterest checking out every pin of cute baby goats you can find, and your are  ready to take the next step in homesteading and start you a little herd of goats. Why not right, that’s what I’d say! You have brought up all the valid points like dairy independence, how […]

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a couple of months ago

Healthy Lactation Cookies | Oatmeal Raisin

Lactation cookies

Lactation cookies… If you are a breast-feeding mom no doubt you have seen or at least heard of them. Cookies with a claim to help increase breastmilk supply. While many breast-feeding mothers often worry about low milk supply, any possible improvement is a good thing right? Lactation cookies can be a big help…. with a […]

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a couple of months ago

Homeschooling | teaching lost skills

Teaching lost skills

There is no doubt that homeschooling can put you and your kids at an advantage. That list of advantages is ever-growing too. With the advancement of technologies and programs extending to suit families of all sorts of alternative learning models, the opportunities available to homeschoolers is more than any other time in history. Don’t get […]

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a couple of months ago

November Round-Up | Blessings surround us

November Round-Up

November is saying sayonara? How did that happen?  It seems almost unreal that this year is nearly-gone, and with a blink of an eye. Novemeber is leaving but not without leaving it’s mark. Blessings that surround us With November we often get the chance to stop and reflect and look at life with rose-tinted glasses, […]

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a few months ago

How to get rid of eczema naturally

How to get rid of eczema naturally

Eczema… One of those dreaded words. Somewhere like 20% of kids today suffer from that dreaded word. Twenty percent is a pretty big chunk of kids. That is a number that has nearly doubled in the last 20 years, and it’s really no wonder. Kids today face more vaccines, preservatives, additives, artificial colors, chemically raised […]

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a few months ago

Sourdough pizza crust

Sourdough pizza crust recipe

Around here we have an almost constant theme, Ninja Turtles. For several years now our middle guy is like a Ninja Turtle super fan. You know the kind of kid every time they go to sit on the couch it’s a side flying “ninja kick”. Running  through the house he has to point his arms […]

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a few months ago

How to make fire-cider

fire cider- homemade antibiotics

Cold and flu season…. Those very words are dreadful right? I mean who enjoys days of laying-around with a runny nose, and a sore throat with a box of kleenex’s never more than arms reach way? Or better yet when your kids feel that way? Nope. No one. Ever. Cold weather may take its toll […]

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a few months ago

Why detox after a c-section

Detox after a c-section

If you have had a recent c-section (or any other surgery), we are often told of the down time or recovery, how often do we hear about detoxing from the surgery itself? Truth be told toxins and surgery go hand-in-hand. Everything from the anesthesia to the pain medications for recovery assault your body with toxins. […]

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6 months ago

Why we are funschooling this year

Funschooling

Can you remember back to your early  years? Carefree and adventure filled. With so many adventures waiting to be lived that were only stifled by school walls and boring teachers.  Learning was necessary but did it have to be so blasted boring? I recall feeling that way, and those same thoughts I see written on […]

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