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Homestead Blog Hop #116!

Homestead Blog Hop will take place every Wednesday featuring real food recipes, natural health remedies, DIY, crafts, Gardening Tips, and more...

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Life is pretty much back to normal around here, although we aren't starting school back until next week. We've gotten the Christmas tree down, and the living room feels big enough to live in again. All the gifts are put away. We just paid off the last of the Christmas bills. And now it's 2017, which feels pretty crazy. I can't believe my baby will turn three this year, and my husband is inching toward 40. (I'm good though.)

Easy Sourdough Cinnamon Rolls


Have you ever mixed up your bread dough, and then forgotten about it? I just did that. It rose and rose, and by the time I looked at again, it was not going to rise again. Instead of throwing it out to the chickens, I decided to try for some cinnamon rolls.

It's just that time of year when I need to eat all the calories (my body does not like the idea of possibly getting cold), so I've been craving cinnamon rolls and everything else under the sun that is sweet and delicious and warm. These sourdough cinnamon rolls satisfied the cravings without hurting my health too much because they really didn't have that much sugar in them.

Homestead Blog Hop #115!

Homestead Blog Hop will take place every Wednesday featuring real food recipes, natural health remedies, DIY, crafts, Gardening Tips, and more...

Welcome to the Homestead Blog Hop!

I hope your Christmas was wonderful. Ours' was, and we spent all day Monday getting everything cleaned up and put away. The whole house feels full of new, nice things. I got a new vacuum from my in-laws that has made it very clear how badly we needed a new vacuum! The kids are all happy with their new toys and things too. Esmond was a little manic, but they all go through that age.

I also got my new computer that we've been waiting for, although it wasn't supposed to be a Christmas present. I'm still trying it out, and am not sure if I like it enough to spend that kind of money on it. It seems a bit slow, but the case and hinges seem very sturdy. Decisions, decisions. We'll figure it out. And now it's time to think about the new year and our goals and what not anyway. First thing on my list of resolutions is to lose the Christmas weight!

In other news, the Ultimate Bundles for Healthy Living and Herbs and Essential Oils are on sale again today and tomorrow only! Perfect timing for our New Year's resolutions, right? You can get either Bundle for $29.97, and if you buy one you'll have the opportunity to buy the other for only $15. So both Bundles would only cost $44.97. This past year, I lost 13 pounds just by eating good foods. (I haven't been eating good foods this month, and gained back 4 pounds. Ugh.)

  • The Healthy Living Bundle is designed to help us get back on track with our healthy eating and living. Good foods, and how to make them, fixing problems with sugar (yea, that's my big problem), hormones, weight, microbiomes, and much more. 
  • The Herbs and Essential Oils Bundle is designed to give us the tools to stay healthy and support our bodies in the fight against bad germs. Using Herbs and Essential oils to replace medicine remedies that are overused and aren't trustworthy.


Both Bundles are awesome, and just what we all need right now. Get it today so you'll be ready on January 1st to make those resolutions come true. Here's my link, if you'd like to support us. Thanks my friends! And Happy New Year!

Homestead Blog Hop #114!

Homestead Blog Hop will take place every Wednesday featuring real food recipes, natural health remedies, DIY, crafts, Gardening Tips, and more...

Welcome to the Homestead Blog Hop!

Merry Christmas! May the Light that is God that became wholly and really Human so many years ago illuminate and make you wholly and really human too this Christmas.

Homestead Blog Hop #113!

Homestead Blog Hop will take place every Wednesday featuring real food recipes, natural health remedies, DIY, crafts, Gardening Tips, and more...

Welcome to the Homestead Blog Hop!

My computer is still on the fritz, but we have a new one on order. It won't be here for another week though. In the meantime, I have to balance my computer and my charger in an elaborate set up on the floor. And yes, it gets knocked into quite frequently, which causes the whole thing to turn off, and then I have to spend several minutes getting the charger balanced just right again.

I wish I could live without a computer, but it's pretty hard these days. Especially when I need to be researching and ordering gifts for Christmas. And Christmas cards! I haven't even done those yet. Or pictures for said cards. I may not do Christmas cards again this year. It's getting kind of late anyway.

Also, I have the gifts for three of my children, but not the fourth. (It is really hard to buy for a 10 year old girl!) So if you feel behind on your Christmas list right now, just compare yourself to me. I'm sure you'll feel much better!

The Farm Animals


It's been a while since I just shared the antics and personalities of our farm animals. Let's begin with the goats.


Homestead Blog Hop #112!

Homestead Blog Hop will take place every Wednesday featuring real food recipes, natural health remedies, DIY, crafts, Gardening Tips, and more...

Welcome to the Homestead Blog Hop!

I'm having computer problems y'all. We're searching for a new laptop now, but in the meantime if my computer isn't balanced just right, it goes off. And then my charging cord shorted out and now the thing won't charge unless the cord is also correctly and presisely balanced. All this balancing does not work so well.

In other news, since the computer has not been as available to distract me, we've been getting a lot done around the house.

Anyway, I better go on before this thing zaps out to the blue screen. Anyone have any suggestions for a laptop that's affordable and indestructible?