Asian Pork Tacos

Since it’s Tuesday I thought it would be fun to share a “Taco Tuesday” recipe.  I cooked a Boston Butt in my crockpot the other day and had leftovers that needed to be eaten.  We were all getting a little tired of BBQ sandwiches, so I decided that I would use the leftover shredded pork Read More …

Learning Through Life, Charlotte Mason Style

When I first started homeschooling 14 years ago, I tried to recreate the classrooms from my childhood.  My husband and I made a corner of our unfinished basement into a classroom.  It worked for, oh, about two weeks.  I am not kidding.  I was constantly going up and down the stairs to change out laundry, Read More …

Because Hiding Under a Rock Just Isn’t an Option

Well the first part of 2017 is moving right along.  Although, I think part of me is still back somewhere around September of 2016.  Seriously.  I barely remember Thanksgiving and Christmas. Was 2016 a good year for you?  If your 2016 was like my 2016 it was full of up’s and down’s.  I suppose that Read More …

Heaven and Earth Collide

Life on a farm exposes you to so many things.  Some of those things are joyful, some are stressful, and some are just downright sad.  Death is something that we have dealt with many times.  Even though most of the deaths we have encountered have been expected; like when we process chickens or take pigs Read More …

Pumpkin Spice Rice Krispy Treats

The other day I stopped by one of my local grocery stores, Food Lion.  I only stopped to get a block of Mozzarella cheese.  Well someone had done a great job of making one of the end of the aisle displays very appealing.  It was full of all things pumpkin spice. Well, this bottle of Read More …

My Favorite Essential Oil Recipes For Keeping Children Healthy at School

I was speaking with a friend the other day who was so upset because her son had already missed school due to being sick.   My friend asked me if there were any essential oils that she could use to help boost her son’s immune system.  Not only are there oils for that but there Read More …

Join Me on My Essential Oils Journey

Two years ago my friend Genelle introduced me to something life changing.  Those life changing things were essential oils.  It’s not that I had never heard of them before.  I had picked up a bottle or two at my local health food store, but never really used them for much more than making some homemade Read More …

Summer Garden Cobb Salad

by Bevin Fink  I don’t know about you but when the weather heats up I don’t feel like cooking.  Summers in the South can be brutal.  The humidity can be so high that when you step outside it  feel’s like you have walked into a sauna.  I have lived in the South all of my Read More …

Before You Buy that Farm of Your Dreams

When you hear the word farm or homestead, what is the first thing that comes to mind? A big, red barn?  Lush, green fields?  Rows, upon rows of corn?  Cows? Pigs? Horses? Poop?  Hard work?  A laid back lifestyle?  Nine times out of ten when people hear that my family lives on a farm they immediately say something Read More …

One of My Many Technical Difficulties

Recently, my daughter informed me that my pictures in my blog posts were turned the wrong way when she read my posts on her phone.  The pictures are fine when viewed on a computer, but on a mobile device they are not.  URGHH!!!! After some research I found out that there is a glitch with Read More …