Black Bean Soup

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Oh yum! I love beans, and I really love black beans. I love them in burgers, and I love me some black bean soup! Unfortunately, my family doesn’t share my love of the bean, so I don’t get to make this very often. But when I do, lookout!  I’ll make this recipe, doubled so I… [read more]

Simply Natural Saturdays

Simply Natural Saturdays Hosts Brittany at The Pistachio Project Brittney at Brittleby’s Corner Samantha at Crunchy Livin’ Mama Style Andrea at It Takes Time Heather at The Homesteading Hippy Featured Post  Most Popular Post from Last Week 10 Voluntary Simplistic Life Choices We Make – Our Simple Life Check out the rules in the top image and link up your… [read more]

Peppermint Wake Up Body Wash

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Finding organic beauty aids is getting easier and easier these days, but there are still so many to choose from, that it’s hard to know what to use. I recently tried Michael Todd’s Peppermint Wake Up Body Wash and I have to tell you all about it! First, the scent of peppermint is almost intoxicating!… [read more]

Caring for Your Chickens in the Winter

caring for your chickens over the winter

Chickens are a rather low maintenance animal, in my opinion. Caring for your chickens in the winter doesn’t require much effort, just a little foresight. 1. Chickens need water in the winter still. You will want to keep it from freezing as much as possible. My affiliate partner, Amazon, sells these really cool heated waterers… [read more]

Raising Rabbits in the Winter

keep rabbits draft free, and their water bottles unfrozen in the winter to keep them happy and healthy

In our cold northern Indiana climate, raising rabbits in the winter presents only a small challenge. We raise Havanas, LionHeads, and Angoras, all breeds that have lots of hair. As a matter of fact, it’s harder to keep them cool in the summer! But, what I have learned along the way: Rabbits need water. And… [read more]

Simply Natural Saturdays

Simply Natural Saturdays Hosts Brittany at The Pistachio Project Brittney at Brittleby’s Corner Samantha at Crunchy Livin’ Mama Style Andrea at It Takes Time Heather at The Homesteading Hippy Featured Post  Most Popular Post from Last Week Homestead Dreams – The Domain of the Mad Mommy Check out the rules in the top image and link up your natural posts!… [read more]