October 15, 2014 | 4 Comments

Homemade Milk Kefir with text 640

If you are like me you may be saying “What is milk kefir?” I was really clueless until just a few months ago. But recently we’ve had some challenges with Josie‘s health (digestive related problems – won’t go into more detail than that here) and we’ve been looking for ways to supplement her doctor-prescribed, formula… Read more »

August 6, 2014 | No Comments

Part of my new healthier lifestyle is drinking lots and lots of water (usually close to a gallon a day). And recently I also started adding Lemon or Peppermint oil from Young Living Essential Oils to my drinking water. I learned that putting essential oils into a plastic container was not a good idea, so I went… Read more »

July 3, 2014 | No Comments

Fried Chicken

Recently I asked my Facebook friends which basic chicken recipes I should include in this Chicken 101 series. A few folks said we should include fried chicken – and one even called it “intimidating”.  I wouldn’t want anyone to be intimidated by this family favorite – so let’s talk about finger lickin’ country fried chicken! First get… Read more »

June 12, 2014 | One Comment

Auto Insurance God help us #Compare2Win

Though I hate to admit it, my J-Bear is growing up. I can’t believe we have just months before he’ll be getting his permit! We’ve been letting him “practice” a little (on our property only, not on public roads). And we’ve been contemplating what a new teen driver will mean to our auto insurance rates…. Read more »