Homestead

Neat Ball Recipe

Neat Ball Recipe

Here at the Christian house, we are trying to eat less meat and more veggies but I’m not exactly thrilled about using soy as a substitute to bulk up a casserole or add some umami to our meals. Don’t get me wrong, I love Morningstar […]

Writing!

Writing!

I’ve gotten out of the habit of writing each day and I was really suffering because of it. Creating a world and its inhabitants is addicting and when I walk away from them for too long I start wondering how they’re doing and what’s happening […]

Gardening Inspirations in January

Gardening Inspirations in January

At this point in winter I usually get a little emotionally bogged down. Its been cold for too long, and there is often too much snow. In fact, as I write this, a huge storm is barreling in our direction and threatening to drop up […]

Is this too gross to talk about?

Is this too gross to talk about?

In the northern Midwest, in the winter, our feet are seldom bare. Between, snow boots, thick socks, house slippers, and wooly foot warmers, we keep our tootsies covered at all times. Even in a snug house, unless you have in-floor heat, there will be cold […]

Bath Bomb Recipe

Bath Bomb Recipe

There is something so relaxing and comforting about taking a bath in lovely soft, scented water. Another plus for me living in Minnesota – where the temperatures have been below zero for more than a week! – is that it’s warm. Yay for warm! Equipment […]

Advent Calendar Day 24

Advent Calendar Day 24

It’s here! It’s here! Christmas Eve is here! I’m this funny mix of excited–because I love Christmas–and also sad–because I love the lead up to Christmas. My advent calendar has been so much fun for me and I hope you’ve enjoyed it as well. After […]

Advent Calendar Day 23

Advent Calendar Day 23

Welcome to my 2017 advent calendar! Each day, I’ll have something new and special here for you. Some of the treats might be good for one day only–like a free book on Amazon!–and others will be more mundane blog entries like Christmas recipes. I’d recommend […]

Advent Calendar Day 22

Advent Calendar Day 22

Welcome to my 2017 advent calendar! Each day, I’ll have something new and special here for you. Some of the treats might be good for one day only–like a free book on Amazon!–and others will be more mundane blog entries like Christmas recipes. I’d recommend […]

Advent Calendar Day 21

Advent Calendar Day 21

Welcome to my 2017 advent calendar! Each day, I’ll have something new and special here for you. Some of the treats might be good for one day only–like a free book on Amazon!–and others will be more mundane blog entries like Christmas recipes. I’d recommend […]

Advent Calendar Day 20

Advent Calendar Day 20

Welcome to my 2017 advent calendar! Each day, I’ll have something new and special here for you. Some of the treats might be good for one day only–like a free book on Amazon!–and others will be more mundane blog entries like Christmas recipes. I’d recommend […]