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Honest Review of Natural Deodorants

As you know I have been trying to eliminate all the unnatural chemicals that my family consumes on a regular basis. One of the easy things I thought I could change would be using aluminum free deodorant. I have not made my children change deodorants yet because I wanted to make sure I found one... Continue Reading →

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Mother’s Day Hype

Every year there are thousands of posts and pictures all over social media with all the gifts and wonderful things mom's are getting for mother's day. Is this what most moms crave? Are mom's really getting diamond bracelets and expensive gifts every year? Yes, I believe that mother's should be appreciated and deserve gifts, of... Continue Reading →

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My First Garden Let Down

I was so excited to have my first garden this year. We sectioned off a 30x30 piece of the property. We put in posts and lined it with fencing. I had bought a rototiller and started my seeds. Beginning stages of my garden I was so excited to have my plants grow and I was... Continue Reading →

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May I have Some Seeds Please?

I know that I am a little late with planting my seeds. I was consumed with trying to find the right flowers, herbs and vegetables to plant, so the planning phase interfered with the actual planting phase. My garden was all planned out and I had decided what was going to planted next what. I... Continue Reading →

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Baseball Mom Must Haves

Baseball Bag-You need a bag to carry all your gear in and have handy so when practice or game times comes, you are ready. This one even lets you put your player's name on in. Water Bottles- Not only do you need an extra for your player, but you need one for yourself. I am... Continue Reading →

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Before Your First Seed Is Planted

This is going to be the year I actually start my real homestead garden. I had all kinds of ideas, of which fruits and vegetables I wanted to grow. I fantasied about apple trees and rows of corn. Oh I was so naive. My original list of items I wanted was so long. It had... Continue Reading →

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Because I Said So!

Because I said so, was the most hated statement said by my parents when I was growing up. I used to get so angry when they would utter those words. I use to think that they didn’t have a reason to say no, so they would just sprew that out. I mean there couldn’t have been a logical reason for me not to go to a party, right?

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Making Dough

I have dreamed of owning a KitchenAide mixer for several years now. I wanted it to make homemade buttercream frosting, for cake decorating. However, I just couldn't justified the cost with the amount of cakes I was making. That fantasy was pushed aside and continued to use my hand mixer. Then I started getting really... Continue Reading →

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5 Cheap Crafts to Do While Babysitting

1. Alphabet Rocket This is a fun and inexpensive project  All you need is scissors, glue and construction paper.  You could add fun stickers if you wanted to. They can spell things like mom, dad, their name or other fun words. 2. Love Hand Print Sign This is a great idea for Valentine's Day.  You... Continue Reading →

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Building a homestead doesn't magically appear overnight. It is a lot of work and planning. As you know our first step was to buy the land. Now we are in the process of building our new home. So, what do I do in the meantime? Well, I am learning new skills and trying to be... Continue Reading →

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Five years ago my family and I moved to Barnstead, NH; everyone thought we were crazy moving to the middle of no where. We had lived in a few towns in NH and we just were sick of society. We wanted a better place for a children to grow up. We wanted to try to... Continue Reading →

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Working from home has so many advantages and I am so fortunate for the opportunity to do so. It gives me a lot of freedom to attend my kid’s school activities and sporting events. I can take a little time during the day to take my daughter to the orthodontist and make up the time... Continue Reading →

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