Just keep working…

I have felt a lot like Dory recently, only I have been working and not swimming. Yesterday I worked on a couple more lip balms and last night I labeled them. I made some vanilla lip balms. My daughters loved these so much that…

How to Soothe your Colicky Baby

“Baby colic (also known as infantile colic) is defined as episodes of crying for more than three hours a day for more than three days a week for three weeks in an otherwise healthy child between the ages of two weeks and four months….

Homemade Chicken-n-Dumplings

One of my fondest memories from childhood is the smell of my momma’s Chicken-n-Dumplings bubbling on the stove and gathering around the family table to this warm, hearty meal. I grew up in a home where we ate at the family table, without any…

Homemade Garlic Powder 

The garlic growing around our tree, some green garlic, and my garlic harvest. When we moved into our home, back in the summer of 2007, we had no idea what was growing around our tree. We figured it was some sort of flower. Our…

Whipped Body Butter

Autumn is right around the corner! The temperatures will be dropping, the leaves will be changing, a brisk breeze will welcome you each morning, and the humidity in the air seems to vanish overnight. It’s one of my favorite seasons, but not my favorite…

Homesteading 

What is Homesteading? “Homesteading is a lifestyle of self-sufficiency. It is characterized by subsistence agriculture, home preservation of foodstuffs, and it may or may not also involve the small scale production of textiles, clothing, and craftwork for household use or sale. Modern homesteaders often…