Every holiday at my house is celebrated with an array of yummy sugar cookies decorated for the season. Whether it is Halloween, Thanksgiving, Christmas or Valentine’s Day my grandchildren know the cookie jar will be filled with these colorful treats.
We have learned that living simple really isn’t simple at all. It took some time for us to learn how to slow down and find ways to simplify our life. We had to dig deep and figure out what was important to us. It took changing our mindset on how we wanted to live.
As Thanksgiving approaches, I find myself wondering how our ancestors celebrated Thanksgiving.
There are days when living on a budget can be challenge, and the simple idea of living within our means is questioned. When those times happen I remind myself of these five simple questions:
Here on our farm, we count our pennies and look for creative ways to reuse and recycle whatever we can. Any building project no matter how small is planned way in advance. This month’s project was to build a cheap wood picket fence around the kitchen garden. We hope to keep the chickens from using […]
Once upon a time there was a couple who was overwhelmed by consumerism and drowning in debt, doomed to a live a life of unsatisfying purchases and surrounded by like-minded people. As Americans, they gladly followed the crowd to fit in, but behind closed doors they dreamed of a life where how much they made […]