10 Homemaking Lessons from Aunt Hannah and Martha and John

10 Homemaking Lessons from Aunt Hannah and Martha and John

During the last two years, life has been quite uncertain for me.  First, two family members, one older and one quite young, were diagnosed with life-threatening illnesses.  One survived, and one did not.  Next, we were locked down at home in March of 2020. Lockdown at...
3 Ways to Use Up Ripe Produce Quickly

3 Ways to Use Up Ripe Produce Quickly

Eating quantities of produce is part of being healthy!  This is the season of abundant produce at the farmer’s market and, if you garden, from your garden. Even if you do not have a garden or shop at the farmer’s market, you may, in spite of all your...
5 Reasons We Enjoy Misfits Market

5 Reasons We Enjoy Misfits Market

Last year our family signed up for a CSA (Community Supported Agriculture) box.  We were excited to support a local farmer and to eat more produce.  The box we received was said to have enough food for two people who ate a lot of produce. I wish that I could say that...
5 Benefits of an Early Bed Time

5 Benefits of an Early Bed Time

It’s 2 pm, and you are ready for a nap.  Last night you stayed up til 1 am again, and your alarm reminded you that it was time to be getting ready for the day at 5:30.  You hit snooze twice and finally wake up 15 minutes before you need to be out the door. You...