Pleasant Surprises With My First Garden

My first garden season is over and it was a amazing. I learned so many things for next year. I have already taken notes and started planning for next year. Overall, I think I did pretty well with my production this year and I hope to get better every year. I went into this year... Continue Reading →

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 →

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 →

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 →

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 →

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 →

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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