PayDay Copycat

This time of year is my favorite as the holidays peak! I have been busy in the kitchen with delightful treats for those I hold dear. Today I tackled a payday copy cat recipe which I put my own twist on. “Payday copycat recipe”   3 cups of raw peanuts ( I salted and toasted…

No Bake Peppermint Patties

This simple no bake recipe will knock your socks off! I made these while watching the snowfall this afternoon. They are simple and have wholesome ingredients. Peppermint Patties! 1 1/2 cup coconut oil 1/4 cup raw honey (locally sourced from our hives!) 3 drops of Doterra Peppermint essential oil 1 cup dark or semi sweet…

Flakes and Shakes!

A flurry came in over the weekend and this time I truly was ready for it to dump buckets of snow. It snowed most of the day Saturday but was a rather wet snow that was melting more than it was accumulating. The Frankenstein snow plow was ready for it to deepen, with a new…

Anti-inflammatory Knock out!

This time of year when the weather is bone-chilling we all get those normal aches and pains, going out of warm buildings into the cold elements. Aches and pains have been a normal part of my boyfriend and I’s lives. It isn’t just seasonal for us and I am sure that you know someone in…

Winter’s Grasp

Winter this year will not catch me off guard. I have stocked up my wood pile, installed a propane heater as a backup heat source inside the house and completed a full maintenance on the snow plow. This being my first full winter here on the homestead has me a little apprehensive. I feel blessed…

Tumeric Latte

Can you say yum?! As I mentioned before it is Doterra’s Buy One Get One week, a new deal every day this week. Tuesday is day two of this awesome BOGO week and the deal is: purchase one bottle of Tumeric and receive a lavender FREE. Doterra keeps it simple and automatically adds the free…

Essential Oil Recipes

How can essential oils benefit your life? I use On Gaurd by Doterra regularly in my morning showers to prevent that run down feeling this time of year usually brings with cold and flu season. You can also create your own mouthwash or throat spray, to use if you think the bug has already snuck…

Livestock Feed Cost Saver!

This week has been one for huge savings on chicken and rabbit feed- I was able to score 3 boxes full of produce from the local grocer and paid absolutely nothing! There are all kinds of delicious treats for my chickens and rabbits to feast on. This was not the only score I made this…

A new rabbit hutch

Last week I got a wild hair and decided to add an English angora to my rabbitry. So naturally, I needed to build another hutch as well to keep all my girls healthy, happy and safe. I went ahead and drove the dodge to work so that I could visit the lumber yard on lunch….