Story Starters: Encourage Storytelling for Kids

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Shelves of books fill our playroom walls. These books travel from the playroom to the bedroom where we read. As school nights have been filled with homework and slumber takes over, we sometimes forget the beautiful stories left sitting on […]

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Writing as a Coping Skill for Children

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Children often times have a difficult time expressing emotions and feelings. I have discovered that writing really helps my son Capt. M (age 8) deal with his feelings. Like many people, Capt. M has a hard time talking about how […]

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Sweet & Savory Cooking

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Even though there are tons of resources online for recipes, I still enjoy thumbing through a cookbook. Sweet & Savory Cooking is jam packed with excellent treats—-fabulous eats that satisfy! From quick definitions of flours, grains, etc. to what essential […]

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Spring Means Tick Checks for People & Pets

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Although I love Spring for the beautiful weather and the blooms, I also dread it for one little reason. Ticks will be out in full force as the weather warms. Last weekend Capt. M had a tick crawling on him. […]

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Country Life: Chickens Loosing Feathers

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A few days ago we noticed that some of our chickens were loosing their feathers. Chickens loose feathers for many different reasons. It is important to determine the reason for the feather loss. Some feather loss might not be a […]

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Spring Cleaning Tips & Ideas

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Spring is almost here and that means it’s time to Spring clean! I am tired of clutter. Not only does our home need a good cleaning, but we need to reduce the amount of items we have. I know I […]

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Can Brown Eggs Be Dyed for Easter?

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Since we have chickens, we usually have an abundance of eggs. Our hens lay brown shelled eggs. When it comes time to dying Easter eggs, we use our farm fresh eggs. We have never had an issue with dying brown […]

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Snow Creations

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After two weeks of ice and freezing rain, our little town of West Tennessee had been anticipating SPRING—-and we did receive a ray of hope that it was NEAR with 65 degree weather until Wednesday. However, the weatherman promised a […]

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