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10 Dirty Truths About Homesteading {And Why We Quit}

10 Dirty Truths About Homesteading {And Why We Quit}

Eating clean, minimalism and sustainable living have caused an influx of families to ditch the mainstream life, buy chickens, and start their own farms. Maybe you’ve watched The Biggest Little Farm or have been following some picture-perfect homesteader Instagram feeds and are wondering, “should I homestead?” In my most recent Project Simplicity post, I shared...

A New Chapter

A New Chapter

I can’t believe it. I have four children. People are already asking me if we are “done”. Through my entire pregnancy I knew I definitely didn’t want more kids after this one. I would tell people it was “number last”. But surprisingly my answer is “probably”. My husband’s answer is a firm and very quick...

balance {selective neglect}

balance {selective neglect}

I recently heard the best explanation of the term “balance” ever…. “selective neglect”.  (For example…even though I haven’t published a blog post in weeks- actually months- I’m going to stop writing now that I’ve written a sentence and watch a movie with my husband instead. I’ll come back when the time is right.) 9 days...

Essential Recipes for Fertility, Pregnancy and Lactation!

Essential Recipes for Fertility, Pregnancy and Lactation!

Commit everything you do to the Lord. Trust Him, and He will help you. Be still in the presence of the Lord, and wait patiently for Him to act.  Psalm 37:5,7   In his travels and research around the world, Dr. Weston Price found that all traditional cultures emphasized a very specific diet for reproducing...

Our Rookie Parenting Mistakes

Our Rookie Parenting Mistakes

    Have you seen this article: 19 Rookie Mistakes Parents Make. I was laughing out loud when I read this! I could totally relate to most of them, so I thought I’d share a few of my stories that are inspired by their list.   Diaper Explosion- in the Worst.Place.Ever. Much like the Titanic...