DIY

Kitchen Restoration

Kitchen Restoration

It’s been a long process and the big kitchen reveal is finally here. If you’re planning a kitchen remodeling project of your own I have a few words of advice- be prepared for take out, and lots of it. It never failed to amaze me […]

Kitchen Island Tutorial

Kitchen Island Tutorial

The kitchen island has been starring at me for a very long time, waiting for my attention. Last fall we revamped our kitchen by removing two cabinets- yikes we lost a lot of storage- and adding a dishwasher. Our home was built in the 1960s […]

iPhone Apps {Freebie Friday}

iPhone Apps {Freebie Friday}

My Top 5 Free Apps for the iPhone           Shopkick– This app allows you to preform secret shopper duties in exchange for points. There are usually a number of products at each store that need to be scanned. You literally take […]

Rescreening a Window Tutorial

Rescreening a Window Tutorial

Do you have a screen window that looks like this in your house? I have a few. Summer is just around the corner and the warm breeze of an open window will be comforting, unless you have screen issues. Then if your kids are anything […]

Organize & Decorate

Organize & Decorate

The seasons are changing and that means the winter clothes are going to thrift stores and the summer clothes are replacing them. I find it helpful to hang up special items that my kids use frequently so that drawers are not constantly being open and […]

Homemade Yogurt

Homemade Yogurt

We drink raw milk because we believe so highly in the properties of the raw milk. It’s hormone free & lactose intolerance friendly. I make homemade yogurt in my crock pot weekly. It is the easiest recipe I’ve found by far. I don’t love spending […]

Spread out the Load

Spread out the Load

Do all of your bills fall within a two week span like mine do? As sleep deprived mother’s, we usually have the intelligence but not the brain power to solve the problem. So I’m here to remind you that some of your payees will allow […]

Cod Liver Oil Success

Cod Liver Oil Success

Do you struggle with getting your kids to take their Fermented Cod Liver Oil? I do, along with every other mother in America I assume, until I concocted this recipe: 1/4 C. Raw Fermented Peppermint Cod Liver Oil (Green Pasture) 1/2 C. Raw Honey 1-2 […]

Staining Wood Tutorial

Staining Wood Tutorial

My first attempt at staining wood (the x-large doors my Father in law hung in our home). This was intimidating to say the least, but the overall result turned out better than expected. Below you will find a step by step tutorial on how to […]

Psalm 63:1

Psalm 63:1

For the past 15 weeks my kids have been memorizing scripture. It’s a new verse every week and as a reward they earn a dollar.  Yes, paying children to learn the Bible might be controversial in your opinion, but it works at our house, and […]