Pinterest Project Review

If you follow me on Pinterest, you are familiar with my ‘Pins I’ve Tried‘ board.  This is where I normally put all the crafts, projects, recipes and ideas I’ve tried – hence the board title.  I always add a few notes about my experience for the next potential pinner.  But today, I’m stepping out a little and doing a full-on Pinterest project review, which I hope to start including regularly in the blog. Today, I’m talking about an Continue Reading

Home Fragrance Showdown!

Hey, Y’all!  Just a quick warning — today’s post might be a little controversial … y’all know how intense the conversation can get when certain topics are discussed.  Here we go … Lately, I’ve been seeing a lot (I mean – A LOT!) of folks where I live jumping on the essential oils bandwagon. Now, I’ve been studying, researching and using essential oils for over 20 years, so I’m well-versed in how absolutely amazing they are. Continue Reading

Fresh Bread, Essential Oils and the Zombie Apocalypse

Foggy Morning on the Farm

My 14 year old son is somewhat obsessed with zombies.  This is not the first subject about which he’s been passionate, of course.  He’s a fairly intense kid and when he gets ‘into’ something, he really gets into it. From the ages of 2 to 5, he thought he was Batman.  He wore his Batman costume around the clock and saved the household from criminals on a daily basis.  He had Batman sheets, pajamas, shirts, books, eating utensils, games.  Continue Reading

Home Remedies, Essential Oils and the Occult

Okay, I don’t have much interest in the occult. But I am totally into home remedies and essential oils. Especially the ones that work. They could very well be the only reason I’m still alive to write this post today. Really. The past couple weeks have been a little rough around the Keep. One child got sick, then the hubby got sick and it has just slowly overtaken each of the remaining members of the Continue Reading