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This is me. Unfiltered me, on my soap box! Yeah I know I am mainly the keeper of the homestead, I do all the keeping of my home, cooking, cleaning, gardening, sewing, yada yada yada…I raised 5 children to adulthood with pretty conservative biblical principles along the way. Then I adopted two special needs children.
Imagine getting that call that changes life as you know it forever! Yeah, I considered myself pretty selfless yet once I took on this amazing life changing call, I learned a new level of selflessness. Alex. This little guy who was all head, not much body, kicking, scratching, punching the day I met him, somehow
This is a cotton pioneer dress I made some years ago and I recently found it in my basement storage. Wow, there is nothing like a good old fashioned practical work dress to make a lady feel like a queen! Lately in society there has been a shift away from traditional roles and the dress
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From my last post on Being Productive, I simply laid out what my life looks like right now. For some younger mothers who have many little ones, their situation seems more difficult to schedule. No, not really. I always had a system. I had 5 little ones under 5 years old. I remember when I
Being productive with your timeIf a person sleeps 10 hours, they are awake for a total of 14 hours. I typically sleep 7 hours so I have 17 hours of time each day. What do you do with your time? If you feel overwhelmed with all that you have to do in a day, it
Are you still dreaming about becoming a homesteader some day? Some day when you finally convince your husband to sell the suburban home and move out to the country. A day you can finally afford that pretty piece of God’s country where you can plant your roots and start growing. You go online and
Spring Cleaning Every home needs a good, solid cleaning once or twice every year. After the long, cold winter, you are ready to open up the windows to allow the light to shine in and the breeze to blow gently across the floors. The light reveals the dirt that has built up over the long
Do Not Open My Closet… Are you always ready for visitors to pop in unannounced? The answer for most women these days, is NO. I know most ladies wait until about one hour before their husband comes home to tidy up the house. The rest of the day, the house is a pig pen. I
Winter brings something we all dread…Cabin fever. The kids are full of pent up energy and have nowhere to run it all off. It’s cold, damp, and raining most days, so the kids just stay in. They bicker and quarrel, they sit around and do nothing and as a mom, I shake my head and