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The Role of a Homemaker

The Role of a Homemaker

Homemaker, housewife, or stay-at-home mom Whatever we call ourselves the title comes with an array of different job duties. The skill set is still the same, but the role has changed over the years. Let’s face it over the years a housewife has been looked at as a less...
Garden Harvest Salsa – Tasty Tuesday

Garden Harvest Salsa – Tasty Tuesday

With the garden winding down its time to use up the stragglers left behind with a fresh garden harvest salsa. Nothing will taste finer this winter then snuggling up with my hubby on a chilly Sunday afternoon to watch a movie with a bag of organic corn chips and a bowl...
Steps for living a simple self sufficient lifestyle – Part #1

Steps for living a simple self sufficient lifestyle – Part #1

One of our life goals is to find ways to become more self-sufficient. We are striving to live on less, grow most of our own food, conserve energy and leave a very little footprint on our part of the world in hopes to live a more self-sufficient lifestyle.  Making...
Fig Butter Recipe Made in a Crockpot

Fig Butter Recipe Made in a Crockpot

Fig Butter Recipe…Yum Yum! A friend of mine has a fig tree at her disposal and was nice enough to share a couple of small bags of ripe figs with me.  Growing up in the north figs were not part of our diet, but since moving to the south we have fallen in love with this...
Watermelon jelly…really!

Watermelon jelly…really!

Just when I thought I had heard of everything I was blown away with a recipe I just had to try! With watermelon season in my garden almost over I just had to go out and salvage one to try a new recipe. One of my favorite evening rituals is to browse through a few of...