Who says making dinner has to be time consuming and labor intense? With foil packet recipes, it doesn’t have to be! But aren’t foil packet meals for when you go camping? Don’t you make foil packet recipes on the grill? Foil packet recipes are great on camping trips and grilling
Who doesn’t love a good cinnamon roll every once in a while? I know I do! But making individual rolls can be time consuming. What if you could get all the cinnamon roll taste without all of the work? Introducing Cinnamon Roll Breakfast Bread!
The other night, my hubby surprised us all with a dessert that the country kids had never had before. He whipped up some yummy baklava! It was so yummy, the youngest country kid snitch a second piece when no one was looking. So how do you make this yummy creation?
Let’s Hatch Chicks! is a delightful new book by author Lisa Steele. While a departure from her first three books, which are geared toward adult readers, Let’s Hatch Chicks! is a heart warming tale of Violet the hen and her quest for motherhood. This book is packed with wonderful facts
When I say the word homestead, what pops into your mind? Is it a vision of vast land, large gardens, and critters everywhere? For some, that is what homesteading is, but I want to let you in on a little secret…. Now this is just my opinion of course, but
I love cooking from scratch, but some mornings, I need a little help. I just can’t do it all or just don’t want to! Thank goodness for crescent rolls….. They can be used so many ways, for dinner rolls or for a quick treats like these quick and easy cheese
This adorable Heart String Art is easy to make and would be a perfect gift for someone you love or a great addition to you Valentine’s Day décor! You don’t have to spend a lot of money to show someone how much you love them. In fact, spending time
This Hearty Beef and Barley Soup recipe is absolutely delicious, and the perfect meal for a cold, winter day. You can make this recipe easily on the stove-top or in the slow-cooker. Our soup is loaded with chunks of tender meat, aromatic vegetables, and plump grains of barley. A steaming
Homesteading is all about doing more for yourself and your family, and there are certain skills every homesteader should know. These basic but important skills will help you save money and give you peace of mind to tackle even more ideas and projects in the future. Having a good foundation
We have partnered with Mary’s Heirloom Seeds, which is a “mom and pop” small business created out of a desire to help people become more sustainable and self-sufficient. Their customers know that they are always a simple phone call or email away. Mary’s Heirloom Seeds currently offer over 500 varieties of open-pollinated,
Its hard to believe another year is almost over…. And while I am saddened to see this year slip away, I am thrilled with the coming of the new year. I look forward to new babies, sprouts in the garden, doing the things we have always done, while learning new
Eggs become more valuable in the winter as production slows down due to shorter days. With fewer eggs in your nest box, you don’t want any to go to waste. But with many of us leading busy lives, frozen eggs can happen by the time we can collect them. So
I believe Christmas trees should be decorated with family memories. What better way to do so, than to make your own beautiful ornaments! You don’t have to go to a ceramics shop or craft workshop to make ornaments that are beautiful. You can make ornaments out of just about anything
One of my favorite things about the holidays is baking. I enjoy making, eating, and giving away cookies during the holiday season. Our family has our favorites, of course, but there are so many amazing cookie recipes out there! So if you are in a cookie making rut, or just
Nothing says Home for the Holidays like rustic decor. But Christmas is expensive enough without adding in the cost for decorating your home. Well who says you have to spend a lot to make your home look like a country Christmas?!?! Trust me, you don’t! In fact you can make