This subject was set to be written towards the end of the week, but after the nightmare I had last night, it jumped to today! Guard Your Mind When I was a teenager, it was exasperating for me and my … Continue reading Guard Your Mind (Your Best Life, day 1)
Well, I hate to toot my own horn, but I have some pretty darn good gift ideas for y’all! Whether you want to make something homemade, give the gift of a career or health change, or want something you can … Continue reading The Complete Farmgirl Gift Guide
When the children were growing up, we started our morning with two things, coffee and Martha Stewart. We loved her show when it took place in her house (and how I would love a set of DVD’s if they were … Continue reading A Book Themed Birthday Party
My first herbal remedy book was released over five years ago when I closed my first apothecary to become a full time farmer (three months later we opened a new apothecary!). Homesteader’s Pharmacy has been my best seller ever since. … Continue reading The Medicine Person’s Guide to Herbalism (my newly released book!)
On day eleven of our “So You Want to Be a Homesteader Series” we are learning from other homesteaders and farmers. Now, there is nothing like learning first hand; sitting in a kitchen watching a farm wife deftly move from … Continue reading 18 Authors, 30 Books (Great Homesteading and Farming Books)
When making a bedroom cozy, or a kitchen entertainment friendly, or in this case, setting up a reading nook, there are specific components to decorating a space to consider. The addition of the following things will create a peaceful, flowing, and delightful space. … Continue reading Five Decorating Elements to Create the Perfect Space (and taking life slow and easy)
What do you collect? I am not a great lover of tchotchkes because I am not a great lover of dusting. I do not need fifty seven plastic Santa Clauses no matter now much I love him. In Country Living magazine … Continue reading All the Beautiful Collections
I read the most beautiful book this week. It has helped me get my groove back. I had decided last year as my business was failing that I would go back to school to be a chef (but it is hard … Continue reading IKIGAI; What is Your Purpose?
I am done reading seed catalogues for the season. I got my extensive order in and am dreaming and scheming up all sorts of garden plans. From indoors, on my sofa, with a cup of great coffee and my sleeping … Continue reading Winter Book List 2019
These cold days are quiet and sweet. I am trying this year not to immediately begin pining for spring and planting season. I figured I won’t even look at seed catalogues (oops) or plan out my garden (weeelll…), but I … Continue reading Winter Evenings and What Are You Reading?