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12 Christmas Gift Ideas for the Kitchen and for the Kids

November 26, 2014 – 7:56 am | 21 Comments

8305801775_62a3cca4dd_zHey, friends!! So, the time is coming when Christmas gift shopping kicks into high gear, so I thought I’d share some of my favorite Christmas gift ideas with ya’ll.  I’ll likely be doing a few of these posts, each with different gift categories.  Today we’ll start with Kitchen and Kids.  You’ll likely find something that fits perfectly with someone on your shopping list, or even a little gift for yourself. :-) Read the full story »

30 of My Best Cooking Tips

November 24, 2014 – 8:17 am | 44 Comments

For as long as I can remember, I’ve loved to cook, so today I thought I’d share some of my best cooking tips.  Making and serving great food is an awesome way to usher in …

60 Home Organization Tips for a Happy Home

November 20, 2014 – 8:56 am | 41 Comments
60 Home Organization Tips for a Happy Home

Greetings, friends!!!  In keeping with our November organization challenge, I’ve put together a list of 60 home organization tips to get you started on your organized and stress free home.   If you missed it, …

10 Tips for Smart Long Term Food Storage

November 18, 2014 – 8:34 am | 32 Comments
10 Tips for Smart Long Term Food Storage

If you’ve read and understand the importance of having a long-term food storage plan, but don’t quite know where to start, you’re not alone.  Food storage and survival preparation is a comprehensive subject and there …

Saturday Morning Ramble: The Homesteading Community

November 15, 2014 – 8:11 am | 46 Comments
Saturday Morning Ramble: The Homesteading Community

Hey friends!  Well, we’re working to accept the 10 or so inch snowfall that graced our part of the state on Monday.  The kids love it, of course, but Rick and I – yuck!  We …

Organization Basics: Where to Start

November 12, 2014 – 7:29 am | 48 Comments
Organization Basics

If you’re looking to get organized, today’s post is for you, and we’re going to start the series (which is all part of our November challenge) with today’s post about Organization Basics. Sometimes when one …

The Benefits of Long-Term Food Storage and Preparedness

November 10, 2014 – 7:57 am | 42 Comments
lance fire pic

Greetings, friends!  Later in the week I’ll have another post on organization, but today I wanted to share a post that my new friend Lance, from Healthy Wealthy Income wrote for us.  As regular readers …

Book Review: Rich as a King

November 7, 2014 – 9:10 am | 12 Comments
Book Review: Rich as a King

Today I’m going to share with you yet another great personal finance book find.  The title: Rich As A King: How the Wisdom of Chess Can Make You a Grandmaster of Investing
When I was asked …

I’m Too Busy! Simplify Your Life in Three Easy Steps

November 6, 2014 – 7:13 am | 4 Comments
I’m Too Busy!  Simplify Your Life in Three Easy Steps

Are you too busy lately? Do you feel like you need to simplify your life? We all have those weeks, months, and sometimes years when there is simply too much to do. We work to balance …

November Challenge: Let’s Get Organized!

November 5, 2014 – 7:57 am | 47 Comments

Of my many awesome traits;-), I can honestly say that organization is NOT one of them.  I am a super hard worker, but I know I could get even (oops, sorry for the delay.  Had …

Fruclassity: Two Sides of the Same Coin

November 4, 2014 – 6:59 am | 40 Comments
Fruclassity – White Background – Darker Version (2)

When I made our official introduction to the Fruclassity concept a few days ago, I had a picture in my mind of what Fruclassity looks like, but what I needed was an example that would …