If you’re like me, you have a drawer or cupboard overflowing with extra jars, containers and bottles. In my home, we live by the old-fashion philosophy of REUSE, RECYCLE and MAKE DO, so when it comes to throwing away perfectly good containers, I always think twice.
I stepped out of my baking comfort zone! I tend to get in a rut when it comes to baking. I have tried and true recipes that my family loves and rarely venture too far from them. This week I decided I was going to try something new. I pulled out my new favorite Mennonite […]
Have you been dreaming of creating more self-sufficient lifestyle goals for you and your family? Is your dream to leave the rat-race behind and learn how to be more responsible for your own the well-being? If so, I am here to tell you it is possible to achieve your dreams! There is no particular guide […]
When you look out your window at the snow-covered winter horizon, feelings of melancholy or perhaps even depression may wash over you. Winter ‘tis the season for a disorder known by the acronym SAD. Seasonal Affect Disorder (SAD) afflicts a multitude of people during the bleak, gray months of winter and planting some evergreens with […]
“The smell of fresh baked bread, a simple walk to the mailbox and laundry drying in the sun are just a few things that keep me grounded to a simpler way of life.” If you are just embarking on a simple lifestyle I invite you to take a walk through a typical day in my […]
I love the outdoors and love my garden, but what I really love is growing an indoor herb garden on my window sill every winter. Nothing is sweeter then the smell of fresh basil in the dead of winter. My new friend Jonathan is sharing with us his tips for the perfect winter herb garden! […]