Care Packages for College Students

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Our nephew is in his first year of college out of state. I remember vividly the first couple of months away from home. I was excited yet homesick. I loved getting mail from loved ones! It always brightened my day! […]

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Heartfelt Holidays: Fleece Tie Pillow

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There is just something about the comfort of fleece. It’s so soft and comforting! Last year my boys received fleece tied blankets as a gift from their Aunt Cathy. These blankets are perfect for lounging on the couch on a […]

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Scrap Wood Projects

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My husband (Litsa’s) is a contractor that specializes in DO IT ALL! He’s known to build homes and fix/mend everything in between! He’s the plumber, the electrician and all. I get the most excited about his building skills—-and the loads […]

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How to Keep a Pumpkin from Rotting

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I (Litsa) will never forget the smell of rotten pumpkins in my second grade classroom. It was a Saturday. The fall festival was scheduled at our school. I had stopped in to visit with students and parents but found more […]

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File it Friday: Halloween Mason Jars, Coffee Frappe + More

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During the week I come across a lot of articles and blog posts that I think are worth reading. Or I come across a new recipe I want to try or a craft idea. Most of the time I don’t […]

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Heartfelt Holidays: Homemade Extracts

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Homemade extracts are so easy to make and they are cost effective. Store bought vanilla extract can be very expense – that is if you buy the real stuff instead of imitation. Making homemade extracts will save you a lot […]

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Organizing Explanation of Benefits

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Having health insurance is important. Understanding how your health insurance works when you need to use it is VITAL.  After finding yourself in the midst of a hospital stay and/or sickness, you may begin receiving bills and EOBs (Explanation of […]

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Country Life: Alternative Feed for Chickens

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We currently have 14 hens and one rooster which is the biggest flock of chickens we have ever kept. They are eating a lot of chicken feed too! Since our puppies still like to chase the chickens, we no longer […]

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