Domain change

After dealing with a not-so-great company, who I was getting my domain name from (, I decided to go completely with WordPress but had to change my domain name (long story). Still the same info but a different name —- If you are following my site, be sure to change your bookmark. If you…

Food Independence

Along with gardening, I wanted to add eggs to our family food independence. Growing our own vegetables, we control what chemicals do NOT go on our food and the kiddos learn not only how to grow their own food but where their food comes from. Having chickens is the same process. We control what the…

Bailey n Addy

Bailey’s sister Addy (our eldest daughter’s puppy) came over for a playdate. They are great pyrenees/huskey mix, born Feb 3, 2017. I managed to grab a few good ones and a few silly ones. Enjoy!!

Joys of childhood

“Childhood means simplicity. Look at the world with the child’s eye – it is very beautiful.” ~ Kailash Satyarthi


“Perhaps travel cannot prevent bigotry, but by demonstrating that all peoples cry, laugh, eat, worry, and die, it can introduce the idea that if we try and understand each other, we may even become friends.” ~  Maya Angelou I sit and read story after story of people sharing their love for Maya Angelou and how…