Simple Lives Thursday #182

Welcome back to Simple Lives Thursday! We encountered technical difficulties last week and didn’t get our post up. Sorry about that! Diana and I are happy to be back this week. Each week we enjoy reading through all of the wonderful tips, ideas and recipes for simple living. If you are new […]

Working From Home: How to Make it Work

This is the third installment in my series on working from home. You can read post 1 here and post 2 here.

When people find out that I work from home they often ask HOW I do it. Not how did I get started or what do I do but how do I actually […]

Menu Week of January 26

Menu Week of January 12 Real Food for Less Money

Already the last week of January! It’s cold and snowy here. Not as cold as it was last month but still chilly. Have you heard about the propane shortage? I hadn’t until last week when our propane guy arrived for our monthly fill. But because of the shortage he was only allowed to fill […]

How We Got Here- Part 2

Make 2014 Awesome!

Be sure to read How We Got Here- Part 1

The summer of 2010 was a pivotal year for us. That year we embarked on raising our own chickens for meat. After watching the movie Food, Inc (that’s an affiliate link) over the winter we knew that we did not want to support the […]

Menu Week of January 19

WOW! I am super excited. I returned home last night from Freedom 2014 in Tampa for my wrapping business. It was several days of awesomeness, inspiration, training and more. I shared my goals for 2014 in a post that included paying off our consumer debt this year. After going to training I am motivated to […]

Simple Lives Thursday #181

Welcome back to Simple Lives Thursday! Each week I enjoy reading through all of the wonderful tips, ideas and recipes for simple living. If you are new here, Hello! And enjoy the Simple Lives Thursday blog hop.

This hop is dedicated to simple living. “Consume less, produce more. ” So […]

Menu Week of January 12

Wednesday morning bright and early I’m leaving town. I’m going to Tampa, FL for Freedom 2014 Conference for my skinny wrap business. Joe will be holding down the fort here at home. Usually when I’m leaving town I prepare a few things for the family to have while I’m gone. Since cooking is a bit […]

Simple Lives Thursday #180

Welcome back to Simple Lives Thursday! Each week I enjoy reading through all of the wonderful tips, ideas and recipes for simple living. If you are new here, Hello! And enjoy the Simple Lives Thursday blog hop.

This hop is dedicated to simple living. “Consume less, produce more. ” So […]

2014 Homestead Projects

Kalena the Dwarf Nigerian Goat

In this post I want to share a few of the things we’ll be working on here on our two acres and also on our new 20 acres.

The 20 acres is pretty much bare ground (we built a small shack to camp in when we go up) so the project list is very […]

Menu Week of January 5

Menu Week of January 12 Real Food for Less Money

This is a sad time. My daughter’s boyfriend lost his mom Saturday night. She was only 43. Her death comes just a few days after he lost his uncle and his dad had a severe asthma attack. His dad is still very ill and unable to take care of himself. My heart aches for JT […]

Simple Lives Thursday #179

Welcome back to Simple Lives Thursday! Each week I enjoy reading through all of the wonderful tips, ideas and recipes for simple living. If you are new here, Hello! And enjoy the Simple Lives Thursday blog hop.

This hop is dedicated to simple living. “Consume less, produce more. ” So […]