On more than one occasion I've had a pity party for myself about going to work. Anyone else with me? I've scrolled through Instagram at lunchtime to see friends at the beach, friends on a cruise, friends visiting Disney meanwhile I'm just trying to be the best wife I can be by cleaning my house … Continue reading Does Nobody Else Work?
Homesteading can be expensive, especially when you are just starting out. There's fancy gear and equipment and a list of projects a mile long. Every time you wake up there seems to be a new idea, a new project, or a new way to simplify your life staring you down. Thankfully, with careful planning and … Continue reading Homesteading On A Budget
Our culture pushes "keeping up". Keeping up with friends, with trends, with style, with technology, with the newest, latest, and greatest. If you're anything like me you feel this push primarily through social media. Through the ads, through the perfectly posed pictures that highlight only the greatest and best, through the humble brags about how … Continue reading 7 Day Social Media Break
With shorter daylight hours it can feel like the only thing left to do when 5 o'clock hits is to curl up on the couch and watch TV. It's easy to lose creativity, become sluggish, or just fall into unmotivated/unproductive patterns. Even with the natural tendencies of the darker hours to rest, relax, and sleep … Continue reading Things to do with the Darker Evenings
If you had asked me a year ago to write a post about meal planning I would have laughed and given you a list of all the places I planned to eat out at for the week. Meal planning was a foreign subject to me. If it didn't involve throwing things into a crockpot or … Continue reading Meal Planning for Beginners
One of the biggest parts of homesteading, for me, is being a minimalist! Through homesteading I've realized how much excess most Americans live with and I work constantly to remove this excess from my life. Whether it be through the clothes I wear, the food I eat, or the way I spend my time, homesteading … Continue reading Minimalist Packing Tips
As women, investing in ourself is hard. We are often tempted to put everyone and everything before ourselves, leaving us tired worn and with nothing left to give. Let's reverse that by taking the time and money necessary to invest in yourself and be the best women you can be!