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DIY Organic Potting Soil Mix

February 17, 2018

 Why Make your own organic potting soil mix?This is such an easy thing to do and really is much healthier for you. Plus, it will save you a bit more m...

Ranch Life

DIY Simple Seed Starting

February 17, 2018

 Getting the itch with the smell of spring! What do I do? YEP, start my seedlings! I make it easy applying some simple steps and making a plan.&n...

Food

Healthier Cake With Lemon, Turmeric, And Ginger

February 10, 2018

Oh how I love lemon and the color yellow! Because I need some spring boosting this recipe just gets me in a happy place! Recently I have been learning...

Crafts

Quilted Gift Basket

January 31, 2018

Oh boy! These quilted gift baskets are SOOO adorable I can’t even stand it! I had a hard time at first, partly because the directions were hard ...

Crafts

Barn Door Stamping I am in Heaven!

January 28, 2018

WOW! When I saw  Stampin’ Up! got a new set called the Barn Door I just about flipped out! I LOVE barn doors! I love them for our closest, for o...

Food

Homemade Easy Peasy Hamburger Buns

January 26, 2018

Ok I know homemade hamburger buns…EASY? No way! Well, your wrong. This recipe is wonderful and it truly is easy peasy. Trust me!By the way, it w...

Food

SKOL VIKINGS! Game Day Cookie Shots

January 20, 2018

We are rockin’  around with excitement here at the Minnesota homestead! Our Vikings have made the playoffs and the game day festivities begin! Y...

Health

New Products from Rocky Mountain Oils

January 15, 2018

NEW PRODUCT! I am so excited for these 3 new products and I hope you are too!The first one is my the hand foam soap. I think you will love this!It sme...

Food

Ranch Style Fresh Lemon Pancakes Topped with Homemade Elderberry Syrup

January 15, 2018

Our favorite homemade ranch style pancakes with a touch of lemon flavor is just enough to start your day with a boost!One thing, if you use the lemon ...

Crafts

Making Herbal Tea With Special Touches

January 12, 2018

Making herbal tea is a daily thing for our family. We enjoy making herb teas using my love of blending many different herbs. But the best part is maki...

Ranch Life

Herbal Garden Project Full of Life Due to Grant!

January 11, 2018

I really don’t like writing grants. For the most part, they require SO much info I often am just overwhelmed with it all. But, in ministry it is...

Bible Journaling

Need A Boost Of Faith?

January 10, 2018

Do you have days; maybe whole seasons where you just need a boost of faith? Are you experiencing times of loneliness, defeat, or just plain emptiness?...

Crafts

Fun Gift Boxes For Special Friends and Family

January 10, 2018

Do you ever wish you had some creative way to give a small gift to friends for family? Just something that can be quick to make and easy to fill?These...

Bible Journaling

Journaling And Daily Planning All In Color!

January 5, 2018

Coloring and being creative in card making has always been a love of mine! I have loved to color, draw, scrapbook, and gift making since I was a young...

Health

Toilet Bubbles Quick Cleaning Plus All Natural!

January 2, 2018

Love these quick to use toilet bubbles! I won’t call them what the world is calling them…just don’t like the term, so bubbles is my ...

Health

Happy Hygge Day?

January 2, 2018

I came across this word at just the right time! Hygge…what in the world? But it fit! It fit the day. It fit my mood. It just plain fit! And now,...

Food

No Guilt Game Day Appetizer-Sweet Potato Tater Tots With Sauces!

December 29, 2017

Well, yep around here folks are getting excited not only because of the Vikings doing so well, but the super bowl is right here in our home state of M...

Food

Elderberry Raspberry and Hibiscus Mocktails

December 28, 2017

OOO La La! I love Elderberry and it is SOOOO awesome for you! Elderberry is our GO TO herb when we are coming down with something and especially if we...

Bible Journaling

Resting Vs. Running My Word for 2018…REST!

December 28, 2017

Do you have a focus word for every new year? Have you ever chosen a word you need to reflect on and make a part of your daily life?I didn’t unti...

Crafts

DIY Wholly Snuffle For Your Best Furry Friend!

December 26, 2017

This is such a fun project! Making a Wholly Snuffle is a perfect gift to give your dog to keep them busy for a few minutes or some even longer.Our dog...

Ranch Life

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year from True North Ranch!

December 22, 2017

So thankful for all of you who support what we do!We can’t do this ministry without you!Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!

Ministry

Information and Video For Our Ministry

December 21, 2017

We can’t wait for Spring of every year as we get so excited to meet new kids and families as well as adults! We also look forward to see old fac...

Bible Journaling

Peace Over Stress Is it Possible?

December 19, 2017

“Glory to God in the highest, and on earth peace among those with whom he is pleased.” Luke 2:14I have been pondering and journaling this ...

Food

Homemade Root Beer Perfect Party Pleaser!

December 11, 2017

We do love root beer around here! Especially with a little ice cream and the homemade touch. We also love to have it on our pizza nights! It all just ...

Food

Six Best Homemade Hot Chocolate Recipes

December 9, 2017

I enjoy a nice cup of hot cocoa and recently I came upon some fun recipes. Six that I use all the time, plus I can package up and easily give as gifts...

Food

Fettuccine Alfredo Ranch Style Recipe

December 6, 2017

Side dishes are hard for me. I don’t like the starch and added calories, but sometimes it fits the dish. So when I decide to do a side dish I lo...

Crafts

Love of Coffee Tea Cocoa and Wedding Ideas

December 3, 2017

We indeed love our coffee, tea, and cocoa especially this time of year! Being outside most of our day we fill up an airpot full of one of these bevera...

Crafts

Giving the Gift With Purpose…Homemade In Love

December 2, 2017

Giving a gift with purpose that is made with the love of your hands is just plain ol’ the best! No fancy words here…it is just simply the ...

Crafts

DIY Organic Herbal Spa Bath Bubbles

December 1, 2017

 These organic herbal bath bubbles(aka bombs) you will make are not only your own creation, but will offer you healing as well . These bubbles ar...

Bible Journaling

Promises, Promises Have You Ever Had a Promise Broken?

December 1, 2017

As Advent is now approaching this word just fills my soul! Promises. It is a word that when you hear it you either feel a sense of hope, or you immedi...

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