Weekend Links

flowers in fence

{Beauty in unexpected places… as everything else in the garden withers and dies with the November chill, these flowers somehow survived, and their cheeriness makes me smile each time I look outside.}

Links I loved this week:

Our fall chicken harvest @ Simple Bites {homesteading in action}

Creamy Roasted Garlic Butternut Soup @Kitchen Stewardship {another way to use those winter squash}

As children’s freedom has declined, so has their creativity @ The Creativity Post (thanks, Simple Homeschool!)

5 Easy Remedies for the Cold and Flu Season @ Health, Home & Happiness {I would add vapor rub and cold kicker to the list}

Sometimes “Being There” for Your Child is No More Than Just Sitting Beside Them @ A Delightful Home

Repurposing Sweaters (Day 30 of 31 Days of Sewing School) @ Simple Homemade {LOVE the vase holders!}

The Thanksgiving Tree (with free printables) @ A Holy Experience {did you see all these other great Thanksgiving links and activities?}

To all the heroes- yes you, the ones up to your elbows in ordinary @ Lisa-Jo Baker

rosehips and bananas drying

{Dehydrating the rosehips I “wildcrafted” from my yard, to use medicinally in herbal remedies this winter, plus some banana chips from the huge bunch of discounted ripe bananas I purchased this week}

This week…

What I’m reading: The No Brainer Wardrobe and 21 Days to a More Disciplined Life

What I’m doing: Researching, continually researching, for a special family event. I’ll tell… eventually. :)

What I’ve been making: Experimental meals for our grain-free stint, mostly good. But. Please note- egg/coconut flour wraps do NOT taste good with Thai inspired chicken, veggies, bean sprouts and peanut sauce. But, pan-seared Ahi Tuna with homemade garden pesto sauce that I froze back in September? Oh. my. goodness. yum.

What I’m watching: Rain steadily drip, drip, dripping from green patio umbrellas.

What I’m enjoying: Working with my husband on business projects. We make a good team.

What have you been enjoying this week!

About Stephanie Langford

Stephanie Langford has a passion for sharing ideas and information for homemakers who want to make healthy changes in their homes, and carefully steward all that they've been given. She has written three books geared to helping families live more naturally and eat real, whole foods, without being overwhelmed, without going broke and with simple meal planning. She is the creator of Keeper of the Home.

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  1. Thanks for sharing my post!

    I enjoyed reading what you are doing. That is a nice addition to just sharing links! A pity your coconut flour wraps didn’t taste god with the Thai inspired chicken. It sure sounds delicious.