I’ve kept chickens and turkey and now quail, but I had never kept geese before. So I was so excited to get a chance to review The Modern Homesteader’s Guide to Keeping Geese by Kirsten Lie-Nielson because it covers everything you need to keep about keeping waterfowl. Be sure to check out the book and then […]
Travelling with babies and toddlers can be quite a challenge but with a bit of planning and some great toys, you can make the trip an entertaining and easy one.
Little House on the Prairie® is expanding its family-centered reach with the launch of their new website. It’s more than just a brand site, and I’m so excited to celebrate the launch with a giveaway!
While I love making children happy during the Christmas season, I prefer giving holiday gifts that aren’t toy-related. Am I being a scrooge?
See the new DK books for kids about The LEGO Movie© – Not only the Level Readers that DK is famous for but also a couple other titles I highly recommend as well. I love the DK Ultimate Sticker Guide, and the hard cover Essential Guide. Which will be your family’s favorite?
Dr. Robert Bradley has been practicing obstetrics and gynecology in the United States since 1947. During his early years as a doctor, men were kept out of labour and delivery rooms. Women were subjected to whatever procedures and positions the doctor found most convenient. To Bradley, fresh from watching his father’s farm animals give birth […]
I grew up on a farm, and I remember the shock of some of our young friends when they found out that we ate food we raised ourselves. Kids of the past few generations are more and more out of touch with where there food comes from. One way to remedy this is to include […]
It’s easy (and fun!) to focus on kid’s toys and present ideas, but today I appeared on KXII to share some of my favorite tips for buying gifts for grown-ups when you are on a budget.
Earlier this year, I published the co-authored book, Getting Prepared: An Untrained Housewife Guide (affiliate link). My vision is to have a whole series of titles that delve more in-depth on some of the topics our readers have the most questions about that need more than a blog post to explain. I am now coordinating four […]
Four years ago, when I opened a movement studio in Los Angeles, I wanted to make the space as “green” as possible. Many clients I work with are very allergic or sensitive, and my goal was to create a comfortable and healthy space for learning. I turned to two of my most treasured resources for […]
There were never any how-to instructions tucked into the pockets of my parents during my growing up. That they grew plants seemed a natural part of my life in Wisconsin; I am not even sure if they ever expected me to garden, too. But hey, what are you going to do when your dad shows […]
Whether it’s cold whether, getting the kids over the flu, or forced indoors because of rainy days keeping kids active and entertained without plopping them in front of the TV for 10 hours a day can be tough. Here are 25 rainy day activities that you can do with your kids – no TV required!