Delicious- but easy- Fried Chicken

Fried chicken is universally loved. I grew up eating it, as my mom and grandma both made it a few times a year, and my family’s favorite local restaurant was known for their fried chicken. So I know good fried chicken when I taste it.…

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Living a simple life

I feel like the word simple is a bit trendy these days. At least in some circles. I remember in high school, my best friend kept trying to set me up with her boyfriend’s friend, and the way she would try to persuade me was…

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What is Self Care, Really?

The idea of self care seems to be very trendy these days, Women all over the place seem to think that indulging in an expensive pedicure, buying a new outfit, or going on vacation with a group of girlfriends is going to rejuvenate them. And…

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You Don’t Have to Say Yes

This has been something that’s been on my heart a lot lately. And something that has taken me years to implement in my own life after learning the hard way. As women, I think it’s in our nature to want to care for people. We…

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Quick and Easy Pasta Carbonara

This is my go-to dinner when I have nothing planned, nothing thawed, and no energy or time to make a nutritious dinner. I always have bacon in the freezer, and luckily bacon thaws super quickly. And since we keep a flock of hens, there’s always…

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Best Ever Granola

I have been making this for a few years now, and every time I do, my husband tells me how addicting it is. I recently made a batch for a friend and she told me the same thing! It’s a very simple recipe that always…

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The evolution of a homestead

Where to even begin… My husband and I bought our house and the one acre it sits on almost 9 years ago. We knew we wanted a little space to grow a garden, and room for the two dogs to run, but that was all…

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