One step to ensuring a really good gardening season is knowing in advance what needs to be done and when it needs to be done. This will help you to avoid planting things too late because you weren't ready or... Read More
It's time to share a few favorite recipes and recent finds with you once again! Here are some that we are either really enjoying these days, or that I'm dying to have again once we're finished with our grain/sugar/starch free... Read More
January tends to find me just a little bit giddy. Throughout the fall and early winter, I am just pooped from gardening and preserving season. I don't really want to see another canning jar, or hardly even another fresh tomato,... Read More
We've talked about some ways to streamline our meal planning, as well as how to use lists of your favorite recipes for ease of planning and quick reference. Here is the last step of the recent meal planning/recipe overhaul that... Read More
It's difficult to read Weston A. Price's book, Nutrition and Physical Degeneration, without having a sudden urge to bolt to the store for some fish eggs and liver. No, really. It is. You think I'm kidding, but I'm not. After... Read More
**We're just back from Seattle after what has been a crazy week and a half! My blog schedule for January is now a bit off and I need to reassess it, but I will continue to putter along on my... Read More
Thank you all for your kind words and your prayers! I put out a tweet on Thursday saying that my husband had been released from the hospital Wednesday evening, but there simply hasn't been time for a blog post until... Read More
As I wrote yesterday's post about our HOPE in the midst of trial, I was reminded of a series of posts that I wrote two years ago in response to our journey through my husband's cancer diagnosis and treatments. I... Read More
It's been a long, hard day. Today was the second day that my husband has been in the hospital, and at this point, we do not know when he will be coming home. Life since Friday has been a fairly... Read More
My poor hubby. He really dislikes piles, and yet he married a gal who's just a little bit "out of sight, out of mind". Thus, I'm a piler. All through the Christmas holidays, there was one particular pile that continued... Read More
Of all of the things that I spend time planning, the one that I feel probably has the biggest payoff in saving me time, frustration and even money would have to be menu planning! I've been menu planning faithfully for... Read More
Image by macinate I seem to have a yearly break down in my systems of organization. I can get systems set up, rooms de-cluttered, schedules made and being used, etc. for about 6-9 months and at that point, they start... Read More
Image by Beverly & Pack One of my sets of grandparents hails from Newfoundland, Canada (that's on the East coast, in the Maritimes). This particular Papa used to work on a fishing boat in the Pacific Ocean after they moved... Read More
Celebrate with Joy: Epiphany and Reflections on Transforming our Christmas Celebrationsby Stephanie Langford
I found this year to be one of our most meaningful Christmas seasons so far. It has been such a blessing to begin implementing even a few new things into the way that we celebrate the birth of our Savior.... Read More
Image by goodcatmum There's something about the New Year that offers such a fresh start. It always feel to me like a perfect time to make some changes, try something new, or set some goals for myself. I love that... Read More
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