Delicious Chocolate Chip Pumpkin Waffles

Delicious Chocolate Chip Pumpkin Waffles

We always plant a lot of pumpkins in the garden. I plant two kinds of pumpkins. The big, jack-o-lantern variety for Halloween and for my goats and chickens. And the smaller, sugar pumpkins for cooking, especially for making pumpkin puree. You can make pumpkin puree out of the big pumpkins as well. I know. I’ve […]

World’s Easiest Instant Pot Spaghetti Bolognese Sauce

World’s Easiest Instant Pot Spaghetti Bolognese Sauce

Spaghetti Bolognese is one of my favorite pastas. It’s easier the spaghetti and meatballs but has the same, delicious flavors. My bolognese sauce is simple: canned tomatoes, ground beef, carrots, onions, spices, and butter. That’s it. And yes, I put butter in my sauce. You should too. For the past few years, I’ve put butter […]

DIY Halloween Costumes: Dragon, Wolf, & Spider

DIY Halloween Costumes: Dragon, Wolf, & Spider

It’s almost Halloween, but there’s still time to finish up a few quick (and cheap) Halloween costumes using hoodies. I know, I just did it. I made my kids’ sweatshirt Halloween costumes to keep them warm and toasty on Halloween. Here’s all you need to make a few quick DIY Halloween costumes for your kids. […]

Six Reasons Living On A Wyoming Homestead Blows

Six Reasons Living On A Wyoming Homestead Blows

Six Reasons Living On A Wyoming Homestead Blows It’s a cold October morning, creeping towards bitter here on my little Wyoming homestead. The sky has been grey and bloated all morning. It’s hard to describe if you’ve never seen clouds roll in that are wanting to snow, but it only takes one viewing to memorize […]

Easy Sweatshirt And Felt Dragon Halloween Costume

Easy Sweatshirt And Felt Dragon Halloween Costume

I don’t know about you, but I always wait until the last minute to make my kids’ costumes. I’m a professional procrastinator. I also refuse to buy those flimsy, expensive costumes that they sell in all the stores. We live in Wyoming and it likes to snow on Halloween around here, so I need something […]

Ten Reasons Bees Are Amazing And You Need To Raise Them!

Ten Reasons Bees Are Amazing And You Need To Raise Them!

Before I got bees, I thought they seemed kind of interesting. I knew they were amazing communicators and hard-workers and that they built honeycomb and made honey. But that was about it. So now that I’ve had my bees for while, I thought I’d let everyone know the coolest things that I’ve learned about bees […]

Bathroom Makeover-How To Build A Shower

Bathroom Makeover-How To Build A Shower

When my husband and I were remodeling our master bathroom, we decided to bite the bullet and tackle our bathroom makeover ourselves, which included building a shower. On our remodeling adventure, we had already done a lot of tiling and my husband already knew quite a few things about plumbing, so we figured, why not? […]

Easy Homemade Pizza: Three Ways

Easy Homemade Pizza: Three Ways

Oh man, is there anything better than pizza? It’s my favorite food. Just thinking about it makes me drool, and I just made some this weekend. I’m also pretty picky about my pizza. Regular delivery pizza isn’t going to cut it for me. I’ve fallen pretty hard for wood-fired pizza and I’ve spent more time […]