Kelly Kettle Giveaway

Kelly Kettle Giveaway

As you know, September is National Preparedness Month and, in acknowledgment, I've been working with a large group of blogging colleagues to give you all the opportunity to learn some of what is available to use in an unforeseen disaster or emergency. The giveaways that have been pulled together this month are honestly quite amazing and this weeks giveaway doesn't…
City Girls Going Rural – A Quick Update

City Girls Going Rural – A Quick Update

Hi Everyone!!! I wanted to give you all a little update on how we're doing while I hit a spot of Internet that works :) I've gotten lots of questions from you, Dear Readers, about our move, our Urban Farm, the chickens specifically, and what is next for us, so I figured I'd give you a brief update for now,…
Big Berkey Giveaway!

Big Berkey Giveaway!

Alright, are you ready for the next installment of our National Emergency Preparedness Month giveaways??? Now, we all know that water is life.  Clean, safe drinking water is absolutely imperative to our health, happiness, and survival.  Whether or not we think about it on a regular basis, clean water is necessary.  And, honestly, most of the time we don't have to…
Moving Day!!!

Moving Day!!!

Happy Saturday! It's been a crazy couple of weeks, full of organizing and packing and patching and painting... There have been tears and stress and excitement and ideas and plans in abundance... Trips to the new house have been taken to ensure everything is in line... The help of friends has been lined up for 9:00AM (donuts and coffee first,…
Local Bite Reflection

Local Bite Reflection

With our Local Bite Challenge behind us by over a month already, I've been putting off writing this post for a variety of reasons. For one, how does one properly reflect on something so simple and yet so profound as a change in diet and perspective? Also, time.  As in...where does the time go these days?  In between chasing around…
All American Sun Oven Giveaway

All American Sun Oven Giveaway

Did you know that September is National Emergency Preparedness Month?  Honestly, I didn't even know there was such a thing until a few weeks ago!  It's sponsored by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), within the Department of Homeland Security and is meant to encourage us to take the necessary steps to prepare for any emergencies in our homes, businesses, schools, and communities. The…
Bee People (Documentary Review & Giveaway)

Bee People (Documentary Review & Giveaway)

The Honey Bee is responsible for 33% of everything we eat. If you are a regular visitor in this space, you know all about my love for bees. You know that I love pollinators of all kinds, but that really, bees have a special place in my heart (and in my name ;-) ). So, when I was asked to…
Mint Sugar & Mint Extract – DIY Gift Series

Mint Sugar & Mint Extract – DIY Gift Series

Got mint? Yeah...mint sure is prolific, isn't it?! So, when thinking about DIY gifts for this year's gift series and my first intention to pull as many ingredients as possible from our garden before going elsewhere to source items, of course mint came to mind! Now, I've dried mint in the past and kept it for tea during the cold…