Tuesday, January 27, 2015

Planting Plantain

Either it is a really mild winter here in South Carolina, or I am just itching for gardening season!  

Monday, January 26, 2015

Book Review- Becoming Bea

Becoming Bea is book four in The Courtships of Lancaster County series by Leslie Gould.  As a continuation of this developing story of Beatrice and Ben, there was not the newness I would have expected.  The prideful, argumentative nature of both of these characters continued in this book just as in the previous books of the series.  The poor decisions and the continuing immaturity finally come to a close in this final chapter of The Courtships of Lancaster County.  As a well known and experienced Amish author, Leslie Gould fell short of creativity in this book.  Although the book was not completely disagreeable, I will look forward to a new piece of work and series from her, as I think it's time for something fresh.  

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Book Review- Be The Message

Whether it's a conflict between your workplace, your family, or your friends, we all struggle with living the messages we hear and learn from God.  Our mission is truly to Be The Message in all that we say and do.  This book is a great inspiration to help you get over those struggles and represent Christ in the way you live your life and represent yourself to others.  Read the stories and examples from the Shooks in this book to see how making a decision to live out the gospel in today's world has changed their lives.  You will be rejuvenated and energized by this book of truth and results.  

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Saturday, January 24, 2015

Heirloom Seeds and Gardening

Mike the Gardener`s Seeds of the Month Club

They say the best gardens are planned in the cold months of winter.  This is when you actually have the time to remember what worked last year, what you enjoyed eating and putting up, and what you ended up wasting or giving to the animals.

Thursday, January 22, 2015

9 Ways to Make Money On The Homestead

Everyone wants to make money doing what they love. For many of us, that love is homesteading. But, it gets expensive. Those feed bills rack up every week and it often seems like you're getting nothing in return. Here are a few tips to help you make some money off your homestead.

Wednesday, January 21, 2015

It's Here- The Ultimate DIY Bundle

I want to tell you about an AMAZING offer from the wonderful team over at Ultimate Bundles. Every quarter they put together a collection of eBooks and eCourses on a particular theme, and this time they’ve focused on DIY and crafting!

Orange Peels~"Must-Have" Tool

Someone asked me the other day to name some of my "must-have" tools for the kitchen.  At the time it seemed difficult to come up with ideas.  Then last night I remembered what I think is one of the greatest inventions of all time!  

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