Preparing to Homestead #4: Planning Your Gardens, Pantry, & Meals

Photo by Tirachard Kumtanom on Pexels.com Another great skill to practice before you homestead is planning. Learning to be frugal and budgeting go hand in hand with planning. Whether we are planning our garden, pantry or meals; these are great skills to obtain having our own homestead. It is vital to have these skills to … Continue reading Preparing to Homestead #4: Planning Your Gardens, Pantry, & Meals

Preparing to Homestead #3: Budgeting & Being Frugal

Every successful homestead understands you must have a budget and a plan! One of the best ways you can prepare your home and homestead, even prior to purchasing your own place, is to create a working budget. As you may already know, budgeting and being frugal really go hand in hand. So how can you … Continue reading Preparing to Homestead #3: Budgeting & Being Frugal

Delicious Sugar Scrub Recipe

I love sugar scrub!!! Photo by Tara Winstead on Pexels.com Perhaps one of my favorite gifts to make around the holidays and throughout winter season is Sugar Scrub. I wanted to share my super easy base recipe that can be tweaked so many ways and with so many scents! Delicious Sugar Scrub 3 C. Sugar … Continue reading Delicious Sugar Scrub Recipe

Autumn Camping and Dutch Oven Love

One of the best things about camping is the fresh crisp morning air, loons calling across the lake, calm clear water, fish following the canoe along each shore line, lots of sunshine, all day swimming adventures, and OH, camp food! We cannot forget about camp food, especially with a group of hungry teens or guys … Continue reading Autumn Camping and Dutch Oven Love

World’s Best Ice Cream Topping Recipe

Dream Cream. The Frozen Spoon. Utterly Delicious Cream. Two Scoops. Kustard Cones. Creamery. Ben & Jerry. Haagen-Dazs. Blue Bell. Nestle. Dairy Queen. Ice Cream! Photo by Ju00c9SHOOTS on Pexels.com Who doesn't love good ice cream? We have so many choices for ice cream flavors and mixes. BUT, someone please give me a bowl of old … Continue reading World’s Best Ice Cream Topping Recipe

Better than Bakery, Fudge Brownie Recipe

~Locate one 9 X9 baking pan. Grease or line with parchment paper. Photo by Lina Kivaka on Pexels.com Fudge Brownie Recipe ~In a warm glass bowl, place (10) Tablespoons of unsalted butter that is softened. Add 1 & 1/4 Cups of sugar, 3/4 Cup plus 2 Tablespoons of cocoa powder and 1/4 teaspoon of salt. … Continue reading Better than Bakery, Fudge Brownie Recipe

5 Ways to Make Your Child’s First Day Successful…

Photo by Pixabay on Pexels.com Hand in all your paperwork prior to the first day. Whether we are talking childcare center, an in home daycare, the YMCA services, a new babysitter or private school; HELP by submitting a thorough child information form and other paperwork. Overall it helps those providing support and care to have … Continue reading 5 Ways to Make Your Child’s First Day Successful…

Family Favorites (Seasonal Broadcasts & Audio)

Is you trip not long enough to watch a movie, but would you love to treat your kids this holiday season? With SO many TV, movie and holiday specials it is fairly easy to pop in and watch a family favorite. Perhaps while you are traveling, you'd like to instead take advantage of a radio … Continue reading Family Favorites (Seasonal Broadcasts & Audio)

Have a Wonderful Vacation Day!

From our home and family to yours! Enjoy this special time with your loved ones!!! P.S. Get Some Rest!

Best Ever Coffee Frosted Mini Cut Outs!

These cookies are sooo good and supply that sweet craving in one bite. (If you can stop at one!) I love these little guys. Use your favorite sugar cookie dough recipe, here is mine. Roll out and cut as desired. I purchased these cute mini star cut outs! Perfect for little bites and the little … Continue reading Best Ever Coffee Frosted Mini Cut Outs!