A face lift!

We've had this set of deck chairs and table since we bought our house 5 years ago. It was a gift from my parents... a housewarming present of sorts. We've used it a fair amount and have been glad for somewhere to sip coffee or watch the chickens but, it was black. Boring, metal, hot… Continue reading A face lift!

Healthy Eats · Responsible Living


Well, I'm am excited to day that Rob and I tried out hand at canning for the very first time last night and I think it came out OK! This is a crucial step toward our goal of being food savvy and eating local and I'm glad to be putting it behind me. I think… Continue reading Rookies



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Family Life · Responsible Living

Homemade laundry soap.

  For those of you who have wondered if you could really do this, you can. And should! Making our own laundry soap has to be one of the easiest ways to save money ever. When I make a batch it seriously lasts me nearly 6 months and I do a LOT of laundry! AND… Continue reading Homemade laundry soap.