Why is it when we think about taking breaks or rest or relaxation, some of us feel guilty? Or some don’t find it necessary. In order to be productive we must take time to recharge and recoup. During a recent photo challenge that I put together on our Instagram page, one of the word prompts […]
If you’ve visited The Farmer’s Lamp before, you know where we stand on the GMO issue. But why do we feel this way? One of the first things I say when I’m asked to speak about the GMO issue is this: “I don’t care if everyone agrees with me or not. I’m not here to […]
As a family who loves meat, but seeks to raise animals in a way that honors their life, we try to use as much of the animal as possible. For instance, when we butcher our chickens, the cleaned feet go in the stock pot, and the feathers go into our compost pile. From our pig, […]
Have you heard of wool dryer balls? They are a natural replacement for dryer sheets that will reduce the toxins in your home and save you money! Read their benefits here and watch the diy video to make your own.
‘Tis the Season for cute hairstyles, sports activities, and …….germs! I’m not being negative, just facing reality. School and increased group activities tend to lead to more sharing; sharing in the bad way. I’m all for exposing my kids to general bacteria in an effort to keep their immune system strong, but there are some […]
Nasa-backed study researches why the great civilizations in human history all collapsed, and what they had in common. Unfortunately, it looks like we’re heading the same direction. Check out what this research study had to say, and how homesteading may be the solution…