I'm back and I've missed you! I'm back and I've missed you!


Have you missed me?  (Did you even notice that I was gone for so long?) I’ve missed all of you and I’ve missed this little hobby of mine. Things have been busy on our little homestead and I’ve been really, REALLY, tired. If the picture above doesn’t give it away, we’re eagerly anticipating our fourth…
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On having fun On having fun


We got out of town this last weekend.  It was something we desperately needed. We hadn’t been out of the state since before my son (who is now two) was born.  I was feeling a bit claustrophobic and in need of a change in scenery.  I’ve found that the desert can do that to me. I…
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Pizza Night with Progresso Recipe Starters Pizza Night with Progresso Recipe Starters


Compensation was provided by General Mills via Federated Media.  The opinions expressed herein are those of the author and are not indicative of the opinions or positions of General Mills. For more easy dinner ideas, visit  http://progresso.com/Products/Recipe-Starters – http://r1.fmpub.net/?k1=cmx-metric&k2=6893%7C20&k3=disclaimer&k4=&r=http%3A%2F%2Fprogresso.com%2FProducts%2FRecipe-Starters As my kids get busier and my little urban homestead gets bigger (did I mention that we…
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72 Hour Kit – Getting Prepared 72 Hour Kit – Getting Prepared


As I’ve talked about in previous posts, I really believe that my family needs to do a lot more prepping.  While I’m not particularly concerned with a zombie apocalypse or anything, I do know that even minor emergencies can leave an unprepared family feeling helpless.  I wrote a post recently on how we have restocked…
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AquaVida Giveaway AquaVida Giveaway


  Seems like this has been the month of giveaways!  I’ve had so many great opportunities come across my plate this month.  It makes me happy to be able to bring them to you and give YOU a chance to win some awesome prizes. So, with that said, what if I told you that there…
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DIY Facial Scrub and Mask DIY Facial Scrub and Mask


I’m not one for spending a bunch of money on fancy facial or beauty products.  Not only do I find most of them unnecessary, I am also turned off by all the chemicals that they contain.  Furthermore, I find most of them (ESPECIALLY the organic ones) cost prohibitive.  So, what’s a girl to do? Well,…
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