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Yarrow | Uses and Benefits

yarrow uses and benefits

Sometimes I love weeds. Well, at least a plant others consider being a weed. I mean they have an insatiable desire to thrive no matter where they are. Unlike some more “well-liked” puny garden annuals, that have to be constantly babied. So what is better than a weed that not only thrives without help but also […]

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a couple of months ago

Homestead Homeschooling | Why we start our days with meditation

homeschooling with meditation

Some mornings nothing goes well. That can be the truth of a homeschool moms life.  Coffee gets cold as diaper blowouts with toddlers are followed by unfocused hyperactivity or whiny negative attitudes with school-age kids. Let’s just be real as homeschoolers some mornings are just the pits… We are no exception. Then I discovered the power of […]

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a few months ago

Vida Soap Review

Vida Soap Review

I know you know we believe in clean food around here. So I am equally sure you know we believe in clean products for our body as well. However finding clean products has led us to many DIY’s, clean personal care products can just be so hard to find! When I come across the prospect […]

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a few months 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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a few months ago

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 questions seem to come up, and most people tend to associate with their niche and disregard […]

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6 months ago

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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8 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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8 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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9 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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9 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 downtime 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 assaults your body with toxins. This […]

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