File it Friday: Recover Folding Chairs, Corn Tips + More

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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Child Hunger Ends Here | #ChildHunger

The first time I became aware of child hunger here in the United States was when Capt. M entered elementary school a few years back. I learned that the only meal that some kids received was the school lunch. We […]

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Yard Sale Timeline

Have you retreated from the summer heat to organize and declutter your home’s closets, drawers, and more!?! Are you donating items to friends, Goodwill, or—-having the ultimate yard sale later this year!?! The fall is a perfect time for a […]

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DIY Mason Jar Soap Pumps

Another creative idea from my sister is making soap pumps out of mason jars! These colorful mason jar soap pumps add some whimsy to the counter-top and they are very easy to make. Supplies Mason jar with lid soap pump […]

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Entertaining Children on a Long Road Trip

For the 4th of July every year we take a road trip to upstate New York. It is about a nine hour drive which makes for a very long day. There are several things that I have learned about traveling […]

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File it Friday: 4th of July Edition

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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Country Life: Mama Hen Feeding Baby Chicks

Our baby chicks that were hatched by our mother hen (Brown Town), are now three weeks old! They are growing so fast. While we were on vacation last week we lost one of the chicks. Our pet sitter never saw […]

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Danger of Dog Collar Strangulation

Hubby and I have had dogs our whole life and never thought of a dog collar as being dangerous. Our border collie, Sydney, is almost 13 and has worn a collar since we got her as a puppy. Our puppies, […]

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