Month: October 2014

Posted in Crafts Crafts and more Crafts Just Being Family

Creating Garden Gnome Costumes

I was honored to be able to make our annual family costumes. Every year we do a theme for the…

Posted in Breads & Desserts In my kitchen

Boule Artisan Bread (EASY)

I used to make bread daily… that is until we discovered that one of our sons, Trystan, is severely gluten…

Posted in Essential Oils homeschooling Just Being Family

Essential Oil Tuesday – Homeschooling FUN – Gluten-Free Playdoh (play dough) + essential oils

1/2 cup white rice flour (You can use brown rice flour as well – I did when I ran our…

Posted in Crafts and more Crafts Decorating Getting Organized

Repurpose old lockers – Honor Him wall saying

I found an amazing find at a yard sale (if you have been following my blog for a while, you…

Posted in Gardening homesteading

Compost and Worms

After we were gifted some beautiful new hens, Griffen noticed that they liked to dirt bathe. After all of the…

Posted in Just Being Family

Happy 7th birthday to my BEAUTIFUL Rowan!

First off, you need to stop growing…my babies CAN NOT be 7! You have to be turning 3, Right? Because my…

Posted in Breads & Desserts In my kitchen

Making your own Sour Dough Starter + Easy Bread Recipe

I LOVE sour dough… and I don’t like buying bread because I don’t like what the grocery stores put in…

Posted in Canning In my kitchen

Dill Pickled Carrots

My kids are GAGA for anything pickled… They will go through a gallon sized pickle jar in one afternoon. (EEEWWW…

Posted in Bathroom Time Essential Oils

Essential Oil Tuesday – Whipped Peppermint Body Butter

Perfect for a holiday gift!!! Whip these up and share with your favorite elves this holiday season!   Ingredients: 1…

Posted in In my kitchen

Hard-boiled Eggs – STEAM THEM INSTEAD!!!

So seriously, even with all of these chickens, did you know that I can not stand eggs? I have NEVER…

Posted in homesteading

Growing Fodder for Chicken Feed – Day 8

Dear Jack the Cat, You are not allowed to touch the seeds… or the greens. … well, really or anything…

Posted in homesteading

Growing Fodder for Chicken Feed – Day 7

Ok, so I am sure that you are finally bored with my posts on fodder…. I am just thrilled at…

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Growing Fodder for Chicken Feed – Day 6

Houston, we are go for GREEN! We finally have sprouts that are showing COLOR! Day 6 is showing AWESOME growth!…

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Growing Fodder for Chicken Feed – Day 5

Oh My! Day 5 is here… we are half way through the growing on the first tray of barley fodder….

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Growing Fodder for Chicken Feed – Day 4

So the sprouts have really begun this morning and the roots are forming! We have 3 bins going now, plus…