Late Night, Pinterest & Amazon Leads to Mealworm Delivery

It all started a few weeks ago I was scrolling through chicken boards on Pinterest when I came across an interesting post. In this post the author was toting the benefits of starting a mealworm farm to help supplement their chicken’s feed. Out of curiosity I read the article but dismissed the idea almost automatically. … Continue reading Late Night, Pinterest & Amazon Leads to Mealworm Delivery

Preparing and Perservering Through a Pandemic

I don’t think anyone knew that December of 2019 would be the last time life would feel normal for any of us. We started 2020 off with a brand new baby and a plan to move to Tennessee to start our homestead. We never expected government shutdowns, mandatory masks or food shortages. Covid-19 swept in … Continue reading Preparing and Perservering Through a Pandemic

New Year, New Adventure!

It has been so long since I have written a post and so much has happened. Last year was crazy and their were times when I didn't think I would survive literally and figuratively. We moved out of our rental property after someone shot up our living room windows, we moved our whole family into … Continue reading New Year, New Adventure!

What Happened to Patriotism?

When did patriotism become a bad word? I remember when the World Trade Center was attacked in 2001. I was a freshman in college and I remember watching the news footage that morning being absolutely petrified. The days following this horrific event showed American's coming together in a way they had never come together before. … Continue reading What Happened to Patriotism?

Let’s Talk Christmas

I know it's July and with this beautiful summer weather Christmas seems eons away. In reality though Christmas isn't all that far away and before you know it the local radio stations will be playing our favorite Christmas songs around the clock. While Christmas is a time for joy for many people it can bring … Continue reading Let’s Talk Christmas

Homeschooling While Pregnant

Photo by Tim Gouw on Unsplash This is the first time I have attempted to homeschool during a pregnancy and I can tell you that it has been quite the challenge. During my first trimester I was plagued with severe nausea and fatigue which made it difficult getting through the day upright. At night I usually had a … Continue reading Homeschooling While Pregnant

Special Announcement

Life truly is an adventure and you never know what could happen to send your life's journey down a new path. At the end of April I discovered that I was pregnant. This was an exciting discovery as we had always wanted more children but I have had issues with fertility since my youngest was … Continue reading Special Announcement

Are You Afraid of Leftovers?

Over the years I have encountered a strange phenomenon among men and women my age and that is an unnatural fear of leftovers. I happen to be really good at saving money on my food budget and when people ask me the secret to my success they are usually appalled that I make my family … Continue reading Are You Afraid of Leftovers?