Taking Care of Yourself

Taking Care of Yourself

  As a homesteading family we are busy.  There are gardens to weed, animals to feed, and children to raise.  We can get so busy taking care of everyone (and everything) else that it’s easy to forget that we need care too. I was reminded of that this past...

2.16.15 Meal Plan

Our snow count us up around 3 ft with more falling as I type this.  I’ve been posting pictures on our facebook page so hop on over and place your bets on when we’ll ever dig out. Ha! I wrote that last week and its still the same today, the only difference...

Adding More Vegetables to Your Diet

I am always looking for ways to add vegetables (especially greens) to our diets.  We try and stick to real foods and I make as much as possible from scratch but even still greens are not easy to get past a 2 year old so i’ve had to get creative. Kale Powder Kale...

Royal Berkey Water Filter Giveaway!

My guess is that you are blessed with access to clean running water. We don’t really worry about getting parasites or other waterborne diseases when we turn on our tap. But while we are blessed with clean water coming through indoor plumbing, are you aware of...

5 Ways to Keep Healthy This Fall

It’s back to school time folks, well unless you work at a year-round school like us then it’s always back to school time. With both Ian and I working at a school and with Tilly in day care we are exposed to every bug, cold, and virus that comes around....