Myths of Mom-dom

Unicorns. Leprechauns. Krakens. Loch Ness monster. Sleep training. All of these things are mythical figments of someone's imagination. There are so many things I expected out of parenthood, like, for my kid to be as awesome and also awkwardly weird as I am. Or for him to look a little bit like me. Or to … Continue reading Myths of Mom-dom

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Finishing Border Collie Yarn

I finally got a full spindle of border collie yarn! Yay! Project 1 of 10,000 complete. So I set the twist! I didn't have a niddy noddy so I make shifted one out of a cheap plastic picture frame I had lying around. I wrapped the yarn gently- not too tight or it would break- … Continue reading Finishing Border Collie Yarn

The Importance of Testimony

There are certainĀ things that are important in the life of Christians and among them is testimony- stories of God's faithfulness in our lives. This is super important for a few reasons: 1.) Helps us remember God is on His heavenly throne and is an act of worship to God (Exodus 14:31-15:18) 2.) Keeps us focused … Continue reading The Importance of Testimony

Why Herbal Medicine?

If there's an adverse reaction to a medication, I probably have experienced it. When I was a junior in high school, I had been asked to sing as part of an ensemble for an Easter program at a local church. We had a limited number of rehearsals scheduled which meant I was expected to be … Continue reading Why Herbal Medicine?

The Reset

Finally knowing what was wrong with my body gave me a foundation on which to build back my health. I was allergic to egg yolks, brewers yeast, corn, wheat, gluten and a whole host of environmental allergens, not the least of which were the azalea bushes that lined the walk in front of my house. … Continue reading The Reset

Building a Reclaimable Compost Bin

My family and I live in a rental home currently and doing any major planting or building is frowned upon. That said, we are contractually responsible according to our lease for the maintenance and beautification of the property. With that in mind, I set out to design and build a "reclaimable" compost bin. Ideally, I … Continue reading Building a Reclaimable Compost Bin

Easy Cheesy Chicken and Rice with Broccoli

Tips and Tricks Tuesday! Hooray! My stove top is still broken because I still haven't wanted to pay someone to come out and fix it, especially since we have had to recently pay for repairs on the home we own and rent out in another state (FYI- don't purchase a home unless you plan to … Continue reading Easy Cheesy Chicken and Rice with Broccoli

Maggie’s First Harvesting

Miss Maggie Moo is almost 4 months old today and I noticed that she's been grooming an awful lot more than usual. So, I decided to harvest her wool. She is an English Angora so you're supposed to be able to just pluck out their loose wool as they "blow coat" every 3-4 months. I … Continue reading Maggie’s First Harvesting