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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Is social media stealing your joy?

You know the phrase “Comparison is the thief of joy?”  You’ve heard it.  We’ve all heard it.  But what does it mean and how does it apply to me? I’ve never really been interested in social media.  I used it in college because everyone else…

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What I want this blog to be…

I don’t know how you found me, but I’m glad you’re here. I have known since I was a little kid that I don’t fit in with my generation. And I am totally fine with that. As a child I spent my days with my…

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