Living on a Dime – How one family does it.

I hope you all had a wonderful New Year’s celebration and feel ready to face the New Year with optimism and purpose. I , personally, have struggled to face the last few New Years since my husband and father-in-laws deaths. But, the constant media barrage of negative reports about our national economy, unemployment, and ever […]

Encouragement Chart – Print and Save

YOU SAY GOD SAYS BIBLE VERSES You say: ‘It’s impossible’ God says: All things are possible ( Luke 18:27) You say: ‘I’m too tired’ God says: I will give you rest ( Matthew 11:28-30) You say: ‘Nobody really loves me’ God says: I love you ( John 3:1 6 & John 3:34 ) You say: […]

Savory Treats and Appetizers

Take a class and learn to compliment holiday sweets with savory appetizers and classic winter dishes – spiced nuts, yogurt cheese spread, braised winter herbs and plenty of nourishing dips. Register Here. VIDEO: How to make radish roses, carrot curls and other vegetable crudites VIDEO: How to make chicken liver pate VIDEO: How to roast […]

Will Wheat Prices Become Volatile?

I just read this article on the New Harvest Homestead Discussion group that suggests that the wheat market may become volatile because Russia, a major wheat exporter, ceased exports this past summer because of  a poor crop harvest.  That means that the countries that depended upon Russia (including Iraq) will now be looking elsewhere for […]

Holiday Sweets and Treats!

Love Christmas cookies and chocolate fudge? Learn the healthy way of making these favorite holiday sweets with whole grains, good-for-you fats like butter and coconut oil and natural sweeteners.  This class will be December 6.  Register Here. Class Includes: VIDEO: How to soak flour and make buttermilk gingerbread VIDEO: How to maple sugar walnuts VIDEO: […]

FREE – Bonus Lesson for How to Cook Real Food!

Bonus Lesson: Nuts & Seeds In this bonus lesson for How to Cook Real Food, the online cooking class hosted at Nourished Kitchen, you’ll receive a quick, sneak-peak into the cooking class through this brief video covering how to properly prepare nuts and seeds including recipes for a basic pesto sauce and a basic fruit […]

Ultimate Homeschool Expo On Line

The Ultimate Homeschool Expo has been awesome for me today even though I don’t have daily homeschooling responsibilities anymore.   I loved speaker Kimberly Ehlers challenge today: “I will not compare myself to any other Mom; I will not compare my child to any other child; I will celebrate the God created specialness of my child.” […]

The Ultimate Family Expo

Are you longing for the ultimate help in raising your children whether you home educate or not?  I homeschooled full-time my three children for 19 years.  The two oldest are homeschool graduates and college graduates.  After my husband passed away, I became a part-time homeschool mom.  Now I encourage younger moms to persevere in their […]

Moving to the Camp Kitchen

I spent a large portion of my time last week moving kitchen essentials into my camp kitchen and boxing up the non-essentials from my “old” kitchen.  The picture below shows my kitchen table, working counter top with a hot plate, electric tea kettle,  and storage for silverware, mixing bowls, and pots and pans. The right […]

I am a ‘Kept’ Woman!

There have been times when I thought I would lose my mind, but God kept me sane.  Isaiah 26:3 – There were times when I thought I could go on no longer But the LORD kept me moving.  (Gen 28:15) At times, I’ve wanted to lash out at those whom I felt had done me […]