Firewood Storage: Why We Built A Woodshed

Firewood Storage: Why We Built A Woodshed

  We’ve had a lot of projects going on this year. One of our most recently completed projects is the new woodshed my husband built. Isn’t it glorious? In all honesty, it was tough for me to justify spending the money to build the structure. In my...
From Gangs To Goats

From Gangs To Goats

I recently did an interview with Tim Young from The Self Sufficient Life, which I must say was my absolute favorite interview of all time- hands down. He touched on things I’ve never talked about on the blog, especially about my life before becoming a...
A Lesson About Contentment From The Fir Tree

A Lesson About Contentment From The Fir Tree

I read a bedtime story to my children the other day, and felt that its lesson was meant more for me in that moment than for the kids. In this imperfect and often uncertain journey of life that we each take, it can be easy to look ahead and long for better days. Each...
Living with Grandpa and Alzheimer’s

Living with Grandpa and Alzheimer’s

Recovery from Pneumonia When he first came home from the hospital back in April, my grandpa was fighting pneumonia and required a lot of around the clock care. Too weak to walk or even breathe without help, he stayed on oxygen and needed somebody to do pretty much...
Big Changes for Us.

Big Changes for Us.

Hi guys, I wanted to give a quick update since it has been a while since I’ve posted anything on my blog. Earlier this month my grandfather was released from the hospital after two weeks of battling complications from the flu. He had to be intubated and was in...