Our Favorite Appliances

Our Favorite Appliances  I have loved to cook, bake, and eat for as long as I can remember.  When I was a preteen, my grandfather had a massive heart attack on his way to visit us while we lived in Hawaii.  While he was in the hospital, he wouldn’t eat because...

Natural Living – First Steps

When I started on my natural health journey over 10 years ago, the first thing I thought of was what we breathed in.  My son and I had been diagnosed with asthma and severe allergies. When our son was diagnosed, my husband wouldn’t allow me to burn candles...

Farming First Steps

Do you remember that I was the ultimate city girl??  Had big Texas hair, nails done, liked big jewelry?? You look at me now and probably can’t see that girl anymore.  And that is okay with me!   I have been asked by many people, “How did you start this farming...

homeschooling 2018-2019

Homeschooling 2018 – 2019 I love homeschooling.  I love the freedom it affords our family.  We get to do it together. We get to travel to see family that has different school calendars to follow.  We get to use whatever curriculum we feel is best for our family....
Auto Pilot

Auto Pilot

June is one of our busiest months of the year.  We host VBS at our church, summer musical practices, several trips up to Camp Perkins, butchering animals, baseball/softball, and the list goes on. Summer does not provide rest for this homeschooling mama.  But...

My Favorite Items & resources

Natural Vitality Calm $35.97 Shoe Dog: A Memoir by the Creator of Nike $14.82 Glass Spray Bottles – Cobalt Blue $10.99 Girl, Wash Your Face: Stop Believing the Lies About Who You Are so You Can Become Who You Were Meant to Be...

Top 10 reasons I love Sonlight Curriculum

We have completed our 7th year of homeschooling.  Feels like forever AND also like we just started.  How does that happen? When I was preparing to take the plunge, several experienced and wise women recommended Sonlight curriculum.  Once you’ve...

The Beauty of the Change of Seasons

I am learning so much living on a farm.  As I’ve mentioned before, I grew up in a military family (and then married a military man).  I lived in two main places over and OVER until I was 30.  Texas and Hawaii.  (I also live in Japan,...