How to Grow a Pineapple

How to Grow a Pineapple


Have you ever wondered how to grow a pineapple? I have! And it’s funny, because when I tell people I’m growing 4 pineapples from other pineapples, they think 1) I’m nuts, and 2) they tell me that they honestly thought pineapple grew in trees! Nope! Growing a pineapple is not as hard as one may think! Let me teach you…

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Easy, Delicious Stromboli

Easy, Delicious Stromboli


I love an easy, delicious recipe; who doesn’t? One of my absolute favorite foods is stromboli. Bread, good; cheese, good; ham, good. What isn’t there to love about an easy, delicious stromboli?! In this post, I am going to teach you my recipe! After getting not one, BUT 2, bad stromboli’s at my favorite local pizza place (YUCK), I decided…

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The Diva Cup: Everything You Need to Know

The Diva Cup: Everything You Need to Know


There’s been a lot of discussion lately about single-use plastics and how major cities are banning them. But it makes me wonder about single-use papers (or similar) and how long until things like that will be banned as well. I mean, they may not be as environmentally devastating as plastic (which take a long time to disintegrate), but unless made…

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Why I Work For Beautycounter

Why I Work For Beautycounter


As a homesteader, much of my time is spent gardening and making remedies. When I have “downtime” ha… much of my time is spent researching. I research greenhouses,efficient appliances, windmills, root cellars, and cold frames. But I also research organic clothing and tampons, the Diva Cup, safer shampoos and conditioners, and even the safety of essential oils.¬† When I stumbled…

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Easy DIY Tick Spray

Easy DIY Tick Spray


Ticks are my arch nemesis on my homestead. The four of us have been bitten several times. Our dogs get them all the time (even with monthly flea and tick medicine).  It seems like ticks are multiplying around here, even though we keep up with yard maintenance, debris removal, free-ranging chickens, etc. Read how I help combat ticks on my…

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Soccer Mom Meets Hippie Homesteader

Two Worlds Collide: Guest Post


I have something exciting for y’all this week!!!! A while ago, I approached my friend and fellow blogging mom, Danielle, about writing a blog post for me. It’s taken a bit of time, but hello….. she’s a mom of 3 little boys between the ages of 4 and 6… two of which are twins. I’m tired for her. (: Anywho,…

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