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best gardening books for permaculture

The 5 Best Gardening Books for Permaculture

Maybe you have been into gardening and want to take it up a level or you have begun to learn about permaculture and you want to implement it in your garden. These are the 5 Best Gardening Books for Permaculture. If you have followed us very long you know we

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Olive Oil & Rosemary Sourdough crackers

Olive Oil & Rosemary Sourdough Crackers

Do you love herbs? These Olive Oil & Rosemary Sourdough Crackers are a tasty way to eat more herbs, especially rosemary. My third child is like his mom and loves making things out of sourdough. Last year when he was 7 he asked if he could keep his own sourdough

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How to start a permaculture cottage garden

Do you like the look of a cottage garden but want something more earth-friendly that can also feed you with less work than a veggie garden? Why not start a permaculture cottage garden? What is a permaculture cottage garden What is a permaculture cottage garden you ask? Well, let’s start

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4 Easy Ways to Teach Gratitude in your Homeschool

How to teach gratitude in your homeschool. With November we often look for ways to incorporate thankfulness into our homeschool lives. Well, look no further than these fun ideas to use in your homeschool this November. Around our house we had just passed Halloween, and I do mean ‘just’, we

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how I had a natural birth after 5 c-sections

How I had a Natural Birth After 5 C-Sections

A natural birth after 5 c-sections may not be all that common, or easy, but it is possible. Here is my story of exactly that. If you have read any number of my posts around here you might quickly come to the conclusion that I often find myself at odds

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sourdough starter troubleshooting- strengthen a weak starter

How to strengthen a weak sourdough starter

Is your sourdough not performing the way you would like? With a little sourdough starter troubleshooting, you may find you just have a weak starter, and strengthening it is easier than you might think. I have loved sourdough artisan bread for years. However, what I learned once I started down

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how to homeschool multiple kids

How to homeschool multiple kids (grades & ages)

Maybe you are new to homeschooling or your family has grown and you now find yourself homeschooling multiple ages. Here are a few of my best tips and tricks for how I homeschool 5 kids of different grades and ages at once. Homeschooling doesn’t have to look like a traditional

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How to Make Herbal Elixirs

How to Make an Herbal Elixir

What is an herbal elixir and how do you make one? Well since we are going to dive into oner of my favorite subjects, herbs, pull up a chair and sit for a spell. This is about to get exciting! I don’t know maybe it it just me but everything

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Are your kids suffering the negative effects of 5G

Are your kids suffering the negative effects of 5G

5G technology is being greeted with mixed emotions. The telecommunications companies seem to say it’s good, but others are blowing the whistle. Are there negative effects of 5G exposure and if so is there anything we can do to protect ourselves, our kids, and our loved ones?? Dangers of 5G

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the easy guide to starting the homeschool year

The Easy Guide to start the Homeschool Year

The beginning of a homeschool year can always be a little tricky, for veteran homeschoolers but especially for new or even newish homeschoolers. This is a guide to help you start the homeschool year (with a fun checklist included)! This year we will be starting our 9th, yes 9th, year

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