5 Winter Confessions

*This post may contain affiliate links.  For more information, please visit this page.* It’s no secret that winter in Alaska can be tough.  While there are lots of things we can do to keep ourselves busy and entertained, it can Continue Reading

Luck Has Nothing To Do With

So often we are told how lucky we are to live where we live or to be able to live the lifestyle we are living.  Guess what?  Luck has nothing to do with it! That’s right, nowhere in what we’re Continue Reading

You Won’t Find Him On The Cross

When I was a young teen, I wanted a necklace of Christ on the cross.  My parents wouldn’t allow it, and after many times of asking and much debate over the subject, I asked plainly one day why not.  My Continue Reading

The 2018 Garden Guide: Advice and Inspiration for the Modern Gardener

The 2018 Garden Guide: Advice and Inspiration for the Modern Gardener The Old Farmer’s Almanac’s all-new gardening annual features endless edibles, plants with pizzazz, front-yard foodscapes, guidance on planning a path, and more! As the weather begins to warm, gardeners are Continue Reading

Celebrating Easter

*This post may contain affiliate links.  To find out more please visit this page.* Since we’ve started homesteading, we’ve been doing holidays a little differently than most.  One of the major ideas behind homesteading, for us, was to live a minimal Continue Reading

RMO Valentine’s Day Sale

2017, Year In Review

2017 was an amazing year for us here on the homestead.  We accomplished so much, but we also learned several lessons along the way. I’m going to break it down into our most major accomplishments for 2017 and some of Continue Reading

Disgusting Anatomy for the Science Lover

If you’ve got a kiddo like mine, they’ll love these Disgusting Anatomy kits by Fat Brain Toys. Your kids will love the sticky, squishy feel of these brains and hearts and they’ll be learning about Anatomy at the same time. Continue Reading

Expectation VS Reality

As I mentioned previously, I had a grand plan and a grand vision in my head of what homeschooling would look like for us.  Have you ever heard the expression “the road to hell is paved with good intentions”? That Continue Reading

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