Strawberry Freezer Jam

How I Preserve Food: Freezer Jam

Over the past couple of years, I have investigated and experimented with several different types of food storage. Pressure canning, Water bath canning, Dehydrating, Vacuum sealing… I’ve probably done it … Continue Reading →

A Nurse's Fully Stocked Medical Kit

A Nurse’s Fully Stocked Medical Kit

In my experience, when it comes to first aid kits, people are in one of two categories: 1. “What first aid kit?” They have to run to the store for … Continue Reading →

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I Tried it For You! At Home Canning for Beginners and Beyond by Kendra Lynne

Canning season is in full swing, and I don’t know about you, but I’m beyond thrilled to try out a few of my home-canned goodies! There’s just so much joy … Continue Reading →

Faerie Organic Makeup

What’s In My All-Natural Makeup Bag?

All-Natural Makeup that has good coverage and lasts all day is hard to come by! And nit-picking through “natural” ingredients can be a pain! I get so frustrated when a … Continue Reading →

Funeral, Cemetery, Loss, Grief

How are you Preparing for Loss?

Today one of my good friends had to say goodbye to her almost 3 year old little boy as he passed away after a drowning accident. My friend, let’s call her … Continue Reading →


HERCulean Giveaway!

  Not too long ago I published a post on how to make your very own DIY Tea Light Oven! That post was very popular and gained the attention of … Continue Reading →

Chicken Pot Pie

Shelf-Stable Chicken Pot Pie

Chicken Pot Pie is one of my all-time favorite Southern Comfort Foods. I just love it! Imagine my surprise when I found a recipe for a quick and easy one … Continue Reading →

Thrive Express

I Tried it for You! Thrive Express Freeze-Dried Meals Review

Last week I posted about our freeze-dried emergency meal taste testing of Mountain House pouches and how much our family loved them! This week, I’m continuing the discussion, with a new … Continue Reading →

Duct Tape 911

I Read it for You! Duct Tape 911 (A Review)

“All of life’s problems can be solved with two things—duct tape and WD40. If it moves and it shouldn’t, you need duct tape. And if it doesn’t move and it … Continue Reading →

Mountain House Pouches Review

I Tried it for You! Mountain House Freeze Dried Pouches Review

This past weekend my husband and I had a taste testing of sorts going on at our home. While I have been slowly building up my food storage pantry over … Continue Reading →

Husband & Wife

21 Things to Text Your Husband that will make him Smile :)

Do you ever have those moments where you just want to let your Man know how much he means to you? When he’s at work and I’m sitting at home … Continue Reading →


Bowtie Festival Copycat Recipe (a La Johnny Carinos)

Bowtie Festival Copycat Recipe One of my very favorite Italian (Or American-Italian) dishes is the Bowtie Festival served at Johnny Carinos restaurants around the country. If you’ve never tried the … Continue Reading →


How to Make Your Blue Jeans Last Longer

The other day I was driving in my car, halfway listening to the radio, when I heard something that shocked me: “You should NEVER wash your blue jeans!” Said the … Continue Reading →


5 Reasons Why I LOVE my Berkey

Water Storage My husband and I recently made the decision to purchase a water filter for our home. We have been working on organizing and building up our preparations, and … Continue Reading →


Father’s Day CampChef GIVEAWAY!

Father’s Day Camp Chef Giveaway Well, Father’s Day is right around the corner….We can picture all the fathers, grandpas, sons, brothers and nephews wanting to be in the outdoors this … Continue Reading →