Tag: tools

let’s hear it for the girls: raising girls who know how to homestead

In the past two weeks my 15-year-old has made me so proud as a homesteading mama.  On a weekend afternoon, she decided she was going to put together our unfinished wood chairs.  From there, she sanded them down then picked out the stain she…

lessons learned: having the right tools

Last week, I started working on my daughter’s new bedroom.  She will be moving downstairs to the former master bedroom which became storage/office/workout room when we moved upstairs after her birth.  Now, in the teen years, we will both benefit from the repurposing of…

lessons learned: dandelions and being rooted in faith

After spending Sunday afternoon engaged in quiet creation care, I thought I’d revisit this post this morning. Knowing yourself is to be rooted in Being, instead of lost in your mind. ~Eckhart Tolle Last week, we had some gentle rain showers which soaked the…