What Homesteader Chicks Want For Christmas

homesteader wishlist

I had a fun, online, conversation recently with some homesteader “chicks”. Some, like me, are urban homesteaders. Others have lots of acreage. And we got to chatting about what we want for Christmas. There wasn’t a bottle of perfume on the list, although chocolate, a cute sweater, and a date night did make the cut.

Homesteading women are hard workers, and that was certainly reflected in their wish list. What kind of woman would want homesteading supplies for Christmas? A passionate, dedicated one who knows who knows what she wants in life, that’s who!Continue Reading

Have Yourself a Homemade Christmas

Dozens of ideas for gifts, decorations, and desserts!

Great Ideas for DIY Gifts, Decorations and Dessert

There’s just something about homemade that makes Christmas extra special, don’t you think? But “homemade” doesn’t have to mean complicated. Simple is best.

If you’re like me, coming up with ideas is half the battle. And that’s why I’ve put together this little guide to help you so that you can have a homemade Christmas without the stress. Simple ideas for gifts, decorations and desserts.Continue Reading

A Beautiful Christmas Story: “Why the Chimes Rang”

Why the Chimes Rang

One December, when my children were young, and I was having a difficult time physically, I spent a lot of time reading to them, because that was about all I could manage. We read Christmas stories all month and that’s when I discovered this treasure. I’ve reprinted Why the Chimes Rang in full for you to enjoy as you celebrate the birth of Christ! So cuddle up on the couch with your loved ones and worship the Christ Child with Pedro and Little Brother.Continue Reading

Real Food Russian Tea Cookies

Healthy cookies usually taste, well, healthy. Not these!!!! Make with REAL ingredients, these Russian Tea Cookies are THE BEST!

I might just love cookies as much as I love pie, and that’s saying a lot. But okay, let’s admit it. Healthy cookies taste, well, healthy. Not these babies! They are made with REAL, nutrient-dense ingredients, and they’re to die for. Crispy, buttery, scrumptious.Continue Reading