Category Archives: Health

A Warning

As mothers and homemakers, we are responsible for ensuring the safety of our children and homes. In today’s society, it is easy to allow the internet to infiltrate every aspect of our lives. After re-reading this article yesterday, I felt it was prudent to share this article link here. I have read this before and […]

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The Beauty of Wild Yeast & Sour Dough

“Go thy way, eat thy bread with joy …” Ecclesiastes 9:7       For the past little week or so, I’ve been doing some researching, trial by error baking and reading up on sour dough bread baking. I had read that sour dough bread was a healthier alternative a few years back, but hesitated […]

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Homemade Rosehip Infused Face Cream

It’s the first of December. There is no snow falling now. The ground is bare and muddy. Children linger by windows waiting in hopes of seeing the faint sparkle of white falling from the heaves, while they still find their hearts filled with joy at the thought of going outdoors to play for long hours […]

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Making Beet Kvass [a super tonic]

The humble beet has made its way onto our dinner table so much more frequently since growing our own vegetables. Root vegetables are typically simple to grow and I am happy about that. In previous years, beets just brought to mind pickled beets, something I am not too fond of. However, a simple dish of […]

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Using {all} of your Apples

“The cellar began to have its winter smell of apples and preserves. After all the perfect apples had been picked,  Almanzo and Royal could shake the trees. They shook the trees with all their might, and the apples came rattling down like hail. They picked them up and threw them into the wagon. These were […]

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