Are you hoping to get fitter? Are you wanting to get back into exercising again? Regaining your love of fitness and making exercise a part of your life once again can feel like a massive challenge, and you may find yourself putting off getting started. Many people have good intentions to exercise more and lead a more active lifestyle, but many of these plans never get put into action. If your motivation levels are low and you often find a reason not to exercise, then you should find these suggestions will help you to overcome the barriers to fitness and get you back to beingRead More →

It can feel overwhelming at times to try to maintain a healthy lifestyle. It doesn’t always easily fit in with the reality of your day-to-day life. It can be hard going to work, look after and support your family, maintain your home, eat well, complete exercise, spend quality time with friends and loved ones.  When you think about healthy living, you can incorporate all of these elements, if you choose to and that is what you want, however, the concept of a healthy lifestyle does not have to be defined by completing these actions. Your wellness doesn’t necessarily have to revolve around these big displays.Read More →

I am always looking for ways to save money and this is especially true for our food costs. Feeding a family of four can be pricy! My attempts to save money on the grocery bill have taken many forms over the years ranging from couponing to list-making & budgeting! We have cut out junk food and recently, thanks to our homesteading journey turned to hunting and raising our own meat. Of course, growing our own garden would be a great way to reduce our vegetable costs at the grocery store… but our garden is not yet producing and it’s going to take some time beforeRead More →

According to research conducted in 2020, it was concluded that eating a healthy diet with the right quantities of proteins supports the body’s immunity. It shows how food plays a massive role in protecting us from diseases, and so it is best to know which foods best support the immune system and the right quantities. If you are wondering which foods those are, below are a few examples to assist you. This is a Collaborative post. Shellfish Image credit The right amount of zinc in your diet is just what your body needs to have a well-functioning immune system. However, zinc doesn’t get as muchRead More →

Is Keto Hard to stick to?

Keto has become a very popular way of eating over the last couple of years and personally, it has done a lot of good for our family’s health and well-being. While it might not be perfect for everyone and I certainly encourage all of your to find and follow a healthy diet that works for you and your lifestyle goals no one should turn away from Keto because they find it confusing or overly expensive. Keto can be done in a simple and budget-friendly way. Here is how our family simplified keto so that it worked for our family. Making Keto Simple This post mayRead More →

Starting a homestead has proven to be a whirlwind of activity! We’ve had some ups and some downs, a few things that didn’t go quite right, and a lot that did. For a year plagued with unusual difficulties and challenges, I’m pretty happy with the state of the farm and can only hope that 2021 will bring about a lot more positives for all of us. Homesteading has been both the culmination of a long journey and the start of everything. Several years ago we found ourselves unhappy with our current lifestyle, we spent most of our time watching T.V or playing video games, weRead More →

Don’t panic! We may be in the midst of a pandemic, but you can get some helpful tips on how to help yourself and your kids make it through in the best shape possible, below.  Staying safe  Helping our children with their emotional wellbeing is essential during this challenging time. However, it is also important to remember that physical safety matters too. Of course, this means educating our children on how to keep their distance during social interaction, and the correct way to wash their hands.  It also means providing the resources our children need to stay safe in the world, such as hand sanitizerRead More →

The symptoms of this virus are so variable that we had a hard time learning what it’s all about. Or, to be more accurate, the knowledge of the virus has changed so much that we misunderstood the early warning signs. We know that wearing a mask and gloves is important. We thought that it wouldn’t make a difference back in March, but now, it’s mandatory for good reason. We also know that it’s not just a loss of smell, but our sight that can also be hindered or altered by the virus. That has to make you think. How healthy are you in these threeRead More →