Category Archives: Old Fashioned Living

Spring on the Homestead

The true way to live is to enjoy every moment as it passes, and surely it is in the everyday things around us that the beauty of life lies. Laura Ingalls Wilder “They’re back …. the frogs are back!” I heard the children call through the kitchen window. With the dishes finally finished and the […]

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Your {Home} Work: The Kitchen

“Cooking as an art — ‘Hidden Art’, if you want to call it so – should be recognized and then developed in everyone who has to cook, wants to cook or could cook! Cooking should not be thought of as a drudgery but as an art.             The danger today.. […]

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Know Where God Has You

    “If you would get a contended life, do not grasp too much of the world, do not take in more of the business of the world than God calls you to. Do not be greedy in taking in a great deal of the world, for if a man goes among thorns, when he […]

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The Simple Life {New Year}

    And suddenly, it is 2021 – a new year. As the freshy fallen snow lays around us, covering our world in a beautiful blanket of white, this new year is spread before us. Yet, before we embrace the new year, let us thank God for the blessings of the old year … yes, […]

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Pressure Canning: A Think Ahead Lifestyle

“Go to the ant, thou sluggard; consider her ways, and be wise: Which having no guide, overseer, or ruler, Provideth her meat in the summer, and gathereth her food in the harvest.” ~ Proverbs 6:6-8   In recent weeks, I have been asked quite a few questions about pressure canning. I suppose this past year […]

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