Gratitude Sunday 4-13-2014


The last few weeks, I've been feeling such gratitude for this new land we are living on. Now that warmer spring weather has arrived, we've been busy working on outdoor projects. Everyday, I find myself thinking of so many things I am thankful for at our new home. I feel so blessed to be here. This place fills my soul and makes my heart sing. Today we're joining Taryn at Wooly … [Read more...]

Blue Avocado Earth Day Giveaway


  Earth Day is fast approaching. Let's celebrate with a giveaway!   BlueAvocado is synonymous with thoughtful designs and creative solutions for a greener, simpler life. Best known for its iconic (re)zip™ family of products and reusable shopping and lunch systems. BlueAvocado believes reusability is the key to a greener earth. The company promotes using recycled … [Read more...]

Easter Gifts for Babies and Toddlers

wood teething toy Easter gift for babies and toddlers

Have you ever tried finding an Easter gift for babies and toddlers? Speaking from experience, it is challenging! For a baby or toddler, especially in a natural living family, a basket packed full of sugary treats and chocolates doesn't seem appropriate. What else can you give a baby or toddler for Easter that is age appropriate? All natural, eco-friendly wood Easter toys! My … [Read more...]

DIY Mason Jar Soap and Lotion Dispenser

How to make a Mason Jar Soap or Lotion Dispenser

Today we're going to show you how to make a mason jar soap and lotion dispenser. This quick and easy project is something you can easily make at home to spruce up your bathroom or kitchen decor.  I love the look of a mason jar soap dispenser sitting next to my bathroom and kitchen sinks. They have so much more charm than a plastic disposable dispenser! Plus these dispensers are … [Read more...]

Wool Changing Table Puddle Pad and Lucky Little Ones Giveaway Hop


A wool changing table puddle pad is a must have for every eco-friendly, natural living family with a baby. Whether you are a co-sleeping family, practice elimination communication (EC) or strive to have only natural fibers in your baby gear, the wool puddle pad is for you. We used these with our daughter and they worked wonders! No more having to change the cotton sheet on … [Read more...]

Upcycled Milk Carton Storage Box

Upcycled Milk Carton Storage Box Tutorial

I'm always in search of ways to reduce the amount of trash we have. Whether we decrease the disposable products we use or find ways to reuse, repurpose or recycle items. The milk we buy to make our homemade yogurt only comes in 1/2 gallon waxed paper cartons. We can't recycle them and every time I threw one out this last year I kept thinking that there just had to be a way to … [Read more...]

Spring Into Gardening Giveaway


It is hard to believe that it is March already with gardening season just around the corner. We're celebrating spring gardening season by having a giveaway!  We teamed up with several other homesteading bloggers to bring you the Spring into Gardening Giveaway! Spring has Sprung and we're all excited to DIG in and get gardening! What is more fun this time of year than … [Read more...]

Changes on the Way

This week on February 18, 2014 we celebrated the two year anniversary of our Etsy shop! A lot of folks would celebrate a special occasion like this with a big event like a giveaway. It has been pretty quiet on our blog. Do you want to know why?We mentioned in this post that we had some pretty big dreams for our blog and Etsy shop for the new year. We didn't waste time getting … [Read more...]