We attended Flora Pioneer School Day. It’s a fund raiser to help preserve the old Flora, Oregon school. The day was filled with activities and skills from the pioneer era. Come take a look and see some of the action as well as a bit of a tour of the “town” and the area.
In order to live more sustainably, we need to be aware of what actually surrounds us~ what comprises our everyday environment. After the big “once through” of decluttering which is really more of a multiple times thing, we begin to really hone our skills and take notice of the little things, the component parts, and […]
It really is all the little moments that make up our lives. Over that past couple weeks, we’ve been up to just that – living. Here I share several of those happenings, a day in the life sort of look at what happens on the homestead. The other tidbit is an antique that I ran […]
If you really look into sustainability and survival for that matter, you will find that community (as opposed to isolation) renders your best chance of survival. Building community involves a level of giving, being willing to help a friend or neighbor. And it just makes you a better person. Often times, we seem to think […]
This is one of my favorite dishes. It incorporates a variety of colors. I was taught there should be at least three colors on the plate to have a healthy meal. Do they still teach things like that? It’s also made in just one pan which makes clean up much easier. Take a look and […]
Buttons~ How many of us played in the button box as children. It’s a fond memory as we watch the children of today play with buttons on devices. In a simple conversation and cup of tea, I share how I have organized (and am still organizing) my buttons for use. Come on over and scoop […]