How to Prepare Your Garden for Winter

How to Prepare Your Garden for Winter this fall plays a huge roll in how your garden will perform and produce next year. All too often, the vegetable garden plot become an afterthought as autumn settles in. Once plants begin to lose their vigor, and production slows or stops all together, many gardeners simply let... Continue Reading →

August Gardening Check List

August is one of the busiest months of the year for our garden. Fruit and vegetables mature, heat intensifies, canning equipment comes out, and we prepare for the abundance of harvest. Let’s take a look at whats on my August Gardening Check List! I am sharing monthly garden to-do lists here on the blog for... Continue Reading →

An Evening Amongst the Sunflowers

A few weeks ago I shared A Tour Through my Summer Garden, but my sunflowers had yet to bloom at the time. I photographed the budding heads, but it would still be some weeks before their opening. Now is the time! My garden is simply glowing from the radiant yellow heads popped here, there, and... Continue Reading →

Slowing Down for the Moments that Matter

"As for man, his days are like grass;As a flower of the field, so he flourishes.When the wind has passed over it, it is no more,And its place acknowledges it no longer."Psalm 103:15-16 Every day, multiple times each day, I have to force myself to slow down. Read Scripture to my sons before washing the... Continue Reading →

The Call of Christ | Billy Graham

The following is a devotional, written by Billy Graham, that I found particularly inspiring and wanted to share with you today. May these words that he wrote challenge and encourage as you take a moment to ponder them. "The wisdom of this world is foolishness with God."1 Corinthians 3:19 Some may contend that the way... Continue Reading →

5 Uses for Baking Soda in the Home

I've spent the past three years learning about conventional cleaning products and progressively ridding my home of as many as I can. If you take any time to research natural cleaners you'll soon find that baking soda is a major ingredient in the toxic-free cleaning world! So many of the cleaners I make myself contain... Continue Reading →

10 Bible Verses for Christmas

Christmas has passed once again. I truly hope that you has a wonderful time with friends and family this year! While Christmas hold so many valuable lessons and memories, I also find that in our culture it is so very easy to fall into a few traps within the holiday season: business, discontentment, consumerism, and... Continue Reading →

Homemade Toilet Bowl Cleaner

One thing that is so helpful about homemade cleaners is that many of them use the same base ingredients. This means I can purchase things like baking soda, essential oils, and vinegar and utilize them in multiple ways around my home. Plus this aids in making DIY home products extremely affordable! I use this Natural... Continue Reading →

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