Deep Cleaning The Kitchen

My little kitchen

  The kitchen is usually the hardest room deep clean because we use it so much and its hard to have it out of commission for a day in some families. So I suggest that you utilize your crock pot or other means of having supper tonight so that you can concentrate on cleaning instead of breaking to … [Continue reading]

Cooking Over A Fire


I have cooked over an open fire and in a fireplace for years and have learned a few things along the way.  Here are a few things that I think are very important.  Oh ... you wonder why someone would want to cook over a fire instead of over an electric or gas oven? I do it because the food tastes … [Continue reading]

The Importance of Age Appropriate Chores

washing dishes

Do your children have regular chores to do in the home?  Ours definitely do.  My husband Mark, and I, have 5 children born in 1982, 1985, 1991, 1995, … [Continue reading]

Cleaning and Decluttering The Dining Area


Today we will be working on the eating area. This is a difficult thing to dictate what to clean because some have dining rooms and some don't. Some … [Continue reading]

Be Clutter Free


Have you ever de-cluttered your home only to turn around a month (or a week) later to find it cluttered again? Yeah, me too. So here are some ways … [Continue reading]

Migraine Tincture

feverfew tincture

Disclaimer:  The instructions I offer here in this post (and in all my posts about herbs and home remedies) are what I use personally at home. Of … [Continue reading]

My Homemade Cough Medicine


            Here is my homemade cough medicine recipe.  I make a quart jar of this every year and we … [Continue reading]

Thanksgiving Is Coming Up!


Hey, guess what? Its nearly Thanksgiving. And my life is SO busy right now that I am not going to be making very many new posts, but I WILL be using … [Continue reading]