4 Hot Cocoa Recipes to get you ready for Winter!

It's almost 'officially' winter!!!  Hello big fuzzy coats, hello scarves and boots, hello free time from gardening, and hello colder weather that's going to make me freeze my toes off! I don't know about you, but I can't wait until winter!  (Well, okay, it has to at least wait another week until college is over..!)  … Continue reading 4 Hot Cocoa Recipes to get you ready for Winter!

What college students are looking forward to during winter break:

Winter Break is almost here!   So, with winter break right around the corner, I decided to go around today and ask a few people around college what they were most excited to do once this semester was over.  Some answers were predictable.  Others, were quite surprising. Here are just a few things that the … Continue reading What college students are looking forward to during winter break:

7 Essential oil diffuser mix’s that’ll make your house smell like the holidays right now!

Clear Winter Blend 2 Drops of Peppermint Oil 2 Drops of Lemongrass Oil 1 Drop of Cinnamon Oil     Christmas Tree 2 Drops of Cedarwood Oil 2 Drops of Pine Oil 1 Drop of Cinnamon Oil 1 Drop of Frankincense Oil     Gingerbread House 3 Drops of Ginger Oil 2 Drops of Cinnamon … Continue reading 7 Essential oil diffuser mix’s that’ll make your house smell like the holidays right now!

Weekend trip to lake Michigan

My boyfriend and I now go on drives every weekend around our little circle of towns.  Yesterday for our drive, we decided to go a little further out and visit someplace neither of us have been in a long time.  Lake Michigan in the winter time! I've got to admit, the long drive didn't seem … Continue reading Weekend trip to lake Michigan

5 things I’m thankful for this year!

With thanksgiving just two days away, I decided to do a post about thankfulness.  My lovely mother always made my brother and I write out a list of things or people we were thankful for from November first to thanksgiving.  Something my brother and I thought of as a nightmare in homeschooling, we despised the … Continue reading 5 things I’m thankful for this year!

Three days of snow, two bowls of stew, and a possum in a Christmas tree..

So, I couldn't help but take pictures when the first snow hit last Wednesday and brag about how beautiful this place is when under a thin blanket of snow.  It only lasted a day before the sun came out to melt it.  Not to worry though, it snowed again, only to be melted again.  And … Continue reading Three days of snow, two bowls of stew, and a possum in a Christmas tree..

Seed saving 101

As the first frost last month took my flowers in my cut garden away, and the flowers I had picked that were inside started to die off, my grandmother seen my dying flowers and told me that it was time to collect seeds.  Something I knew NOTHING about!  I have heard and read about people … Continue reading Seed saving 101