Make It Yourself Monday–Why I Ditched Febreeze…and Made Something Better!

Not just better. Healthier. Natural, not chemical. Just to give you a heads up....if you are using Febreeze, every time you spray that bottle, you are filling your house with neurotoxins and lots and lots of other nasties. All for the sake of couches that smell fresh and clean. Or curtains that convince us that [...]

The Power of being Positively Prepared…

I have noticed a slight, but growing, fundamental shift in the last six months when it comes to being prepared for anything. More and more people are not only getting their feet wet, stepping into the world of "prepping" but are beginning to show how being prepared for simple things, from power outages to natural [...]

This week we have a FABULOUS recipe that we are featuring for the Pintastic Pinteresting Party!

 What fun this last week was with all the pins and support, new blogs joining us, and so many fun reads this week! I am posting my featured article in honor of the request of my Handy Hubby who saw her picture and went: "THAT ONE. THAT is what you are making for dinner" LOL [...]

Why I started making my own dog food…and broke all my own rules in doing so…

Sometimes rules are good. For example, keeping us safe, protecting us, protecting others. So when I started looking into making my own dogfood for our totally awesome, and amazing puppy Kodiak, (who is just over 4 months old today and resembles a baboon for some reason) I realized very quickly that two things were going [...]

By |2020-09-10T01:28:04+00:00February 18th, 2014|Cook, DIY, Food Storage, Homesteading, Pressure Canning|22 Comments

Make It Yourself Round Up—Its a New Year for New and Natural Products!

I have to be honest with you. Ever since I went through that class last week on personal health care products, and the toxins that are in both those and our cleaning products, I have been avoiding the shampoo bottles in our shower. I just did not expect that after sharing all that information with [...]

By |2020-09-10T01:28:05+00:00February 17th, 2014|DIY, For the House, Heal, Herb Recipes, Homesteading|6 Comments

What if this was your last chance to get started?

I really have wanted to blog about this for a couple weeks, but had other issues happening. I feel like the voice in the wilderness crying out to people passing by----and only hearing the echo of my own voice. So I hope when I write this today you will not only take heed, but share [...]

By |2020-09-10T01:28:05+00:00February 15th, 2014|Cook, DIY, Food Storage, Homesteading|4 Comments

Its that awesome time of the week again! Pinteresting Pintastic Party Time!!! :)

Its  Thursday and you all know what THAT means! It means that a wonderful line up of awesome blog posts are going to be posted here this week that we are blessed to read through and choose what really appeals to us that week! I had a wonderful time reading through posts this last week, [...]

By |2020-09-10T01:28:06+00:00February 12th, 2014|Cook, Craft, DIY, Guest Bloggers, Guest Bloggers, Guest Bloggers, Guest Bloggers, Heal|Comments Off on Its that awesome time of the week again! Pinteresting Pintastic Party Time!!! :)

New Year, New Skill—Making simple projects for Health and Wellness

What a crazy morning it has been around here! Yesterday our regular PC just crashed, and it was a scramble to try to find out how to post and approve comments, share each post, not to mention just plain get on the internet. We do not know yet if we will be able to get [...]

By |2020-09-10T01:28:08+00:00January 29th, 2014|Craft, DIY, For the Home, Heal, Herbal Medicine, Homesteading, To Wear|1 Comment

New Year, New Skill–Simple Kitchen projects for your new sewing skills!

I don't know about you, but seriously, being caught with a hot pan that needs to come out of the oven, and not being able to find a SINGLE POT HOLDER OF THE MANY I OWN is a rather frustrating place to be. Many years ago, women used their thick aprons, towels folded up, etc, [...]

New Year, New Skill—14 Simple and Basic Sewing Tutorials to Get you Started.

Good Monday Morning to you! Over on The Welcoming House Facebook page we have been chatting about new skills and things people would like to learn this year. As a practical person, who has learned a lot in the last five + years on this journey, I was eager to listen to everyone and put [...]

By |2020-09-10T01:28:09+00:00January 27th, 2014|Craft, DIY, Homesteading, To Wear|7 Comments

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