February 5, 2020

I’ve been trying to get rid of chemicals in our home, a little bit at a time. So far I’ve made green cleaning products and laundry detergent. Today, I’m making homemade toothpaste. I’m using Lilly’s peppermint oil, coconut oil, and baking soda. Just like the laundry detergent, I’m not sure how well it works, and…

January 13, 2020

Ruminating on 2019 isn’t something I’ve really relished, so I put it off. And really, I won’t be putting too much into it either. 2019 summed up: Change, and possible change. Trusting Him through the change and possible change. Even through the strangeness of 2019, we have had peace. We’ve had a lot of people…

The Way Things Were

When I was a child, I read and re-read all of Laura Ingalls Wilder’s books. I like how they all worked together to survive, from butchering to hunting to gathering. My own childhood had some of this in it. We were poor when I was really little. We had a wood stove for heating the…

Wednesday, October 10, 2018 – Rainy Afternoon

Over the last couple of days, I’ve tried out a few recipes that I’ve had in my head.  I’m going to test at least one of them again, and if successful a second time around, I’ll post the recipe on here.  I am pleased with how it turned out the first time, so fingers crossed….