family · Homestead · Recipes

Mother’s Day Gift Ideas

We could all use a little Mother’s Day gift giving inspiration when it’s time to buy for the person who’s always been there for you, Mom.  Whether you’re buying for your mom, mother in law, wife, girlfriend, sister, grandmother, aunt or another woman who holds that special place in your life we’ve got you covered. Shop our picks for the…… Continue reading Mother’s Day Gift Ideas

Crochet · Faith · family · Homestead

Crochet Love: Just the beginning…

My mom loved to crochet.  She crafted beautiful scarves, blankets, hats, hotpads, dishcloths and more.  I never fully appreciated the work that went into creating these works of love.  When my mom passed away from Leukemia last month, I decided I would teach myself to crochet in memory of her. I joined a ton of…… Continue reading Crochet Love: Just the beginning…

family · Homestead

Savoring the little moments…

Last night, I lay awake trying to occupy my mind with thoughts other than my mom.  As I browsed crochet tips on Pinterest, our son starting whining from his room. I waited and listed to see if it was just a common whimper in his sleep or if it would continue.  After three more loud…… Continue reading Savoring the little moments…

chickens · family · gardening · home school · Homestead

Early Learning~Outdoor Play

We don’t have much near where we live.  The closest library is 30 minutes away.  Pretty much any business is at least 30 minutes away.  So, we’ve learned to enjoy what we do have at home. I’ve started to notice just how much more our son learns with everyday activities…especially when he plays outdoors.  It…… Continue reading Early Learning~Outdoor Play

family · home school · Homestead · hunting

Why we shed hunt & you should too!

Shed hunting is the process of gathering antlers that were shed by the animal (moose, deer, or elk). There is an actual club for this activity-The North American Shed Hunting Club, founded in 1991. We aren’t quite as organized.  Typically, our adventure starts out on a beautiful spring day where we want to get outside.…… Continue reading Why we shed hunt & you should too!