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Need A Little Smile?

April 16, 2018

Some days you just need a little pick me up. A little smile. Something to give you a boost!The winter has indeed been VERY long. It is April 16 here i...

Ranch Life

10 Homemade Healthy Recipes For Your Dog

April 13, 2018

Now that you have decided to take the big plunge and feed your dog a raw diet, your ready to get creative as well as make your pups happy.  Here are 1...

Ranch Life

Going Raw For Your Dog & Cat=Game Changer

April 12, 2018

I have never so been appalled by the dog food industry and cats for that matter! The lies. Why? Money.Learning their food is filled with ingredients t...

Crafts

Fun & Cute Basket Ideas

April 3, 2018

Spring is a time for splashy colors and making fun, cute baskets to give to loved ones and friends! My favorite colors are the bright lime greens, sof...

Ranch Life

Using Essential Oils for Your Pets

March 24, 2018

We love our animals! We hate it when their hurting! Using essential oils and making changes in our home environment can be the first step to keep our ...

Food

Blackberry Tea Ideas, My New Spring Favorite!

March 19, 2018

I found a new delightful tea! Blackberry leaf which is a close relative to the Rasperry leaf another favorite of mine. Blackberry leaves are high in v...

Health

Calendula Garden Salve DIY

March 10, 2018

Oh my…if you have read through my blog, you know  I LOVE Calendula! This gorgeous flower is so easy to grow and not only looks beautiful in your...

Bible Journaling

Are you overwhelmed?

March 10, 2018

Are you feeling overwhelmed by something today? Why is it some days seem like bad things keep piling up? A phone call, a text, news, prayer chain, thi...

Food

Dutch Oven Bread Recipe Amazing Taste!

March 7, 2018

Do you love homemade bread? Would you like a pretty easy way to make the most amazing bread using your Dutch oven? I am telling you…it is easy a...

Health

Top 10 Roll-On Essential Oil Recipes

February 25, 2018

These are my top 10 blends to put into easy roll-on bottles. The 1o recipes below I use on a regular bases due to the issues either I face or my famil...

Hope

Resting in the Big Things of Life

February 21, 2018

My word for 2018 is rest. Am I doing a good job going into month three? Resting in Jesus is not easy because doubts creep in.I am in the Book of John ...

Health

Excellent DIY SAFE Bleach Recipe

February 20, 2018

 Cholorine bleach is doum hyprochlorite, a solution of cholorine and diluted soduum hydroxide. Hum…first when exposed to air, the cholorine evapo...

Health

Spring Cleaning Recipes Plus a Checklist

February 20, 2018

As I sit here typing I can see little cobwebs in the corners of my windows. YUK! It’s time to get to the spring cleaning! Oh if you’re a b...

Herb Basket

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...

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