What is it about social media that is so addicting? Why can’t we go a single day without scrolling mindlessly through our newsfeeds? It’s time for me to take a detox from social media, and to spend less time being mindless so I can spend more time being mindful. If you think it’s time for […]
Pigs get a bad rap as being smelly, dirty, destructive — and on and on. And truthfully if they’re not done right, they can be all of those things. Pigs, perhaps more than any other species, need adequate space if you don’t want them to stink to high heaven and live in literal slop 24/7. […]
Here’s the cold, hard fact: we are not doing our jobs well when it comes to selectively breeding our livestock. In general, we are creating a gene pool of weak, needy, hard keeping animals. Doing so serves our soft-hearted idealism and shallow desires in the short run, but it does nothing but harm in the […]
Make this easy blend of natural essential oils and place in a spray bottle to use at bed time. It’s perfect for spraying on bed linens, freshening a mattress, spraying directly on the pulse points, or scaring away “monsters” from under the bed. Adults and children alike will love the peaceful aroma that helps support […]
We recently had a DIY baby shower for a new expectant mother in the family. With food made from scratch, a homemade shower cake, and fun games, you can’t go wrong! Read on for fun shower ideas and a game idea, too.
Homesteading is hard. Beyond the romanticized visions of peaceful cows, rolling meadows, and watermelons as big as your head there is a load of hard work, trials, and frustrations. Failure and loss are inevitable, and if anything will test your staying ability — those two things will.