Starting A Homestead

Things have been a bit crazy around here for the last couple of months but we are finally doing it! Our family is finally starting the homestead we have always dreamed of. As I mentioned in previous posts things have been slower here on the blog because we were in the process of moving! Here’s hoping that we don’t have to do that again for a very long time – if ever! We have located from our small suburban home to a 10-acre plot in middle Georgia. The land is mostly forested right now but it does have a small pasture and 2 stall horseRead More →

If you have a situation with pests in your home, don’t worry because you are not the only one. At some point, lots of people have dealt with them, and many others will deal with them in the future. But, this doesn’t mean that the problem won’t be eliminated. Certain pests like mosquitos can be eliminated, for example, if you turn on your AC. But others are more resilient, and they can become more and more hazardous to live with. Mosquitos and flies are not that big of a threat to you or your family, but termites, rats, and cockroaches are. Follow the link forRead More →

The number of students who have decided to take the leap and head abroad to study is increasing every year, reaching a staggering 4.5 million! This means that if your children haven’t already considered studying in another country, there is a good chance that they will someday. The benefits of this choice are endless and proven. However, preparing for such an event both financially and emotionally is essential for the whole family. Get a head start by reading below! 3 Tips To Prepare For Your Children Studying Abroad This is a collaborative post. This post may contain affiliate links. If you make a purchase afterRead More →

While the thought of remote working used to be somewhat rare in most fields, it’s now a necessity for many people. This change has been thrown upon many of us without any time to prepare and no prior experience. While some companies have offered the option of working from home for a while, it has been recommended in many areas that everybody work from home unless it is absolutely critical for them to be at the office. Ideally, having some time to prepare yourself for working from home would have been best, however, there is still time for you to get settled so that youRead More →

Moving can be an exciting time in your life, but it can also become a challenge when you’re doing it with a large family. Moving with a large family will require you to be careful about hiring moving services long distance as you’ll have to pay attention to your budget. You also have to make sure that the contractors you’ll hire truly understand your family’s needs. Moving with a large family can be a struggle, but it can always be done. There are now several methods for you to easily accomplish this task which you can learn by reading below! 5 Easy Moving Tips ForRead More →

Building self-esteem can be challenging. When you’re a young child you have many people encouraging you as you learn new skills and (hopefully) looking out for you as you figure things out. It’s not until we get older, venture out in the world and have to deal with negative social interactions like bullying and are faced with more serious consequences to our failures – like losing out on a job, or failing a course in school, that many of us start to doubt ourselves and our abilities. Creating self-esteem as an adult can be a special challenge because we tend to get caught up inRead More →

It’s easy to let some chores slip through the cracks. Life gets busy and even mandatory tasks like laundry and dishes can sometimes seem a bit overwhelming! While recently trying to keep up with these day-to-day chores thanks to the use of a cleaning schedule it’s come to my attention that there is a whole host of other tasks that should be seen to. These yearly home maintenance tasks are easy to forget about because they happen less often but are no less important in the grand scheme of things! Catching problems early, before they escalate further can save you from a lot of heartache,Read More →

Do cleaning routines work

I have been a stay at home mom for many years now and you would think that means I’d have this whole housework thing down by now! Sadly, keeping up with the housework is something I continue to struggle with and have for as long as I can remember. As a child and teenager, my room was a disaster. My locker at school? well…we nicknamed it ‘The Abyss’. Things went into those places and oftentimes, they never came out! While my house doesn’t reach that level of chaos I am well aware it could be better! The counters are cluttery, the laundry sometimes doesn’t getRead More →