10 Ways to reduce plastic waste

This post contains affiliate links. This means if you choose to make a purchase through one of links I will make a small commission at no additional cost to you. To learn more read our disclaimer here. Plastic has consumed the world. It’s everywhere you look.  There are 2,000 active landfills in the United States. The […]

What no one tells you about birth control pills

Before I was on the pill, I didn’t know anything about them, except for what the doctors and people tell you.  They say that you’ll experience lighter periods maybe even shorter periods, less cramps, a balance in hormones, your acne will clear up, etc… Hey if something can ease your period and clear up acne then […]

Dove Stew

September 1st was opening day for dove. We got out at the crack of dawn and brought home 13 doves.  Dove has it’s own distinct flavor. It’s hard to describe, but let me tell you this little bird packs a flavorful punch. It’s popular to breast the dove and wrap it in bacon and grill […]

Why I Hunt

September 1st marks the start of the hunting season, which means fall is almost here.  My dogs can feel it in the air, what they have been waiting for, patiently enduring the hot summer months. Their favorite time of the year has finally come. Humans have been hunting for centuries and for good reason. Animal […]

Living naturally in a synthetic world Part 1 – Wool

This post contains affiliate links. This means if you choose to make a purchase through one of links I will make a small commission at no additional cost to you. To learn more read our disclaimer here. Wool is a natural, sustainable fiber obtained by shearing sheep.  It’s durable, warm, naturally antimicrobial and antibacterial. One thing […]

Molekule Air Purifier Review

Good air quality is something everyone wants in their house, especially if you have allergies. Several years ago when we moved we discovered that our house had mold. We tore everything out and were left with bare studs and the original hardwood flooring. This meant we had to put all new walls and flooring in, […]

Dandelions – More than weeds

Every year weedkillers are sold for the purpose of killing dandelions and other “weeds”.  This is not only toxic for you, your family and pets but it kills one of nature’s gifts. Did you know that dandelions are actually one of the healthiest herbs? For centuries dandelions have been used to aid in digestion, cleanse […]

Orchids for the non green thumb

Orchids have a reputation of being very difficult to take care of, when in fact they are really easy.  They do need some work at first, but don’t fuss over them. They are hearty plants. One misconception is that orchids need to be planted in soil or moss and that they need to be watered […]

Nature – Escape from the world

To some nature is a dirty, scary and boring thing, to me its what get’s me through the day. Nature is my escape from the stresses of the world. Everyday we are tackled with news, media, finances, responsibility, encounters with rude and negative people. All of this leaves you feeling weighed down and feeling like there’s […]

Composting Leaves

Every fall we gather our leaves with our leaf blower which has a mulching attachment that will grind the leaves as it sucks them in. This is great for us because not only are we picking up the leaves, which helps the grass out, but we are mulching them which will serve us in two […]