Confessions of a Homeschool Mom

Here we are cruising through April, and I have to admit that I am excited May is next! This may sound Crazy but this Mama needs a summer break. As homeschooler we often get categorized as “weird”, even though the reality of homeschooling has really changed, check out Homeschooling stigma’s, give it up people it’s […]

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7 months ago

March Round-Up (2017)

March has come and gone, Spring has officially started, and all of life is in full swing. Planting, transplanting, watering, animals, milking, fence mending, so much is here and life is coming anew once again. We can once again look forward to line dryed laundry, sprinkler days, shorts and flip-flops, flowers blooming, melons to eat, […]

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7 months ago

Dear society, you’re failing the people

Dear Society, You are truly failing the people. Don’t agree? Well let me share my point of view. People now believe that mediocre is good, and excellence is impossible. They creep through a day complaining about health problems that small easy changes would fix for them, however happy to instead stand in line at a […]

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8 months ago

Dairy goat mastitis

dairy goat mastitis

Healing mastitis in goats using essential oils Now I know I write a lot about essential oils, and here is another one. However know this, I am not any sort of essential oil distributor or part of any multi-level marketing oil company. I just whole heartedly believe in the healing powers of herbs and essential oils. […]

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8 months ago

February Round-Up (2017)

February Round-Up 2017

Lawdy, Lawdy y’all, February was a bear. We got a lot happening mixed with sickness that just keeps coming around. We got so much planted and growing, and spring just around the corner. We got massive amounts of birds chirping and nests being cleaned out for a new season of life to begin. We had […]

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9 months ago

New Life on the Homestead

Baby goats on the homestead

New life begins It finally happened guys! I can’t hardly believe it, we have had our first homestead birth! A baby goat, a doeling to be exact. We knew she was due soon, but this being our first time breeding goats we did not know exactly when to expect it (also we didn’t notate breeding […]

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9 months ago

Just Natural Skin Care Review

just natural skin care review

Just Natural Skin Care Review So I haven’t don’t a lot of beauty products or personal care product reviews, yet. And a lot of that is because we do a lot of DIY , like herbal healing salve or DIY skeeter stick. We got started doing DIY body care because of our concern for what […]

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9 months ago

January Round-Up

January

When January comes I always feel a renewed sense of tasks and accomplishments I want to get done. You could call it jumping the gun, but I just feel like I want to go! Even though it is still the dead of winter, and really cold outside, I start thinking of planning garden, starting seeds […]

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9 months ago

A winter storm strikes

Winter storm

I really have to apologize I had planned much better posts. I have a DIY antique dresser makeover to finish, a natural  beauty product review to get out and I can’t wait to show you what is growing in the greenhouse. You can call it Mother Nature, old man winter or a plain old winter […]

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10 months ago

10 Essentail oils to cure all your ails

Essentail oils

Americans now days spend as much, if not more, on healthcare than they do on food. In the era of rising healthcare costs that is even going up. That to me sounds crazy! I would rather spend less (a lot less in healthcare) and more on healthy food. In fact I look at healthy choices […]

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10 months ago

Healthy Lemonade Recipe

Healthy lemonade

Super-Healthy Lemonade Recipe With all the amazing food blogs out there, I don’t tend to post recipes unless they are something a little rare and super healthy. So rest assure this is one healthy thing to but in your body. Now I tend to think of lemons as a super food, in fact I even […]

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10 months ago

December Round-Up

December Round-Up

December is ending, oh man where does time go? A whole year, 2016 in the rear view mirror. I usually just like to take one month at a time but in December is like a moment where you realize it’s time to put another year in the books. Time to reflect on the past. Also […]

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10 months ago

Herbs to relieve seasonal stress

Herbs for stress

Tis’ the season of stress, am I right? Actually I read that they are now actually categorizing it a “thing” seasonal stress. Many people actually suffer enough stress, that it is now considered a diagnosis. It’s no wonder really, holidays, family, traveling, changes in diet through the all that, extra financial burdens, and the cold […]

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