Costs of a mission trip, financial and others

As much as we try to inject “fun” into fundraising, it’s a time consuming and tiring business. We have not sent out the usual request letters this year, instead focusing on raising the funds through events, making and selling things. Car wash, soap making, crocheting, [Read More]

Holding Strong When Tragedy Hits

Although this is the first real public acknowledgement from me, about the murders, I wanted to let you know what this post is all about… As I stood in the room, my eyes rolled around… I could feel the presence of the violence that took [Read More]

The Perfect Soap… The Perfect Handmade Gift….

So I have been combing over many recipes, tried at least seven different ones from five different sources… I weighted up the natural colorants, tested and produced many batches, some with awesome results. After testing the soap bases myself, using a cold process method, and [Read More]

A Walk Into A Different World, Come With Me…

In the time we have walked together in this life, we have shared a lot together. During this time, you have gotten to peek into my life – learned my failures, laughed and nodded at my mistakes, cried as I told you sad stories about [Read More]

Dinner’s in the slow cooker, easy beef recipe

While the world slept through the early hours of Sunday morning, I dragged my butt hopped out of bed to get lunch in the crock pot. Now, I usually have this all prepped so I don’t have to get up so early on a Sunday [Read More]

Winter Gardening book – Limited time deal

Winter Gardening 101 Price: Currently on sale for a LIMITED time.  See product page for most recent price before you order. This ebook can read on a Kindle, on a free app or online cloud reader. From the book blurb:  Once the winter months hit, [Read More]

6 Week Winter Meal Plan

This meal planner will last you clear through to March, and contains some great warming meals for these cold nights! With several recipes making plenty for leftovers, you could probably stretch this plan all the way to Spring! View it here. Sample meals: Homemade meatloaf [Read More]

Built By DIY: Frugal and Easy

Limited time deal – Built by DIY – click to order Price: Currently on sale for a LIMITED time.  See product page for most recent price before you order. This ebook can read on a Kindle, on a free app or online cloud reader. From [Read More]

Winter Stays in The Negative, Be Positive…

Do you suffer from winter depression? I do….. Be sure to post a few ideas/ways that you battle it!! Chores on the Homestead are still happening, extra care given to the bedding, food and water has to be checked daily. In the winter, we set [Read More]

Meal Planning – “How” to guide for every family

I know that to many people this is a really simple concept, but for me learning to menu plan was a real Eureka moment. I’d never been taught how to do it, and for years I just fumbled along. Many days, I dreaded cooking, or [Read More]