A lot of people think that blogging is simple. I mean all you need is a website and the time to write a few paragraphs right? If only that were true! To keep a blog running smoothly most of us have to take on numerous roles, many we might never have tried before such as photography and web design. Of course, we can outsource quite a few of these roles but for most start-up blogs the cost of doing so is far too high. In the end, most of us become DIY master’s and Jacks of all trades – we figure it out as weRead More →

Several years ago I started raising backyard chickens so that my family could enjoy fresh eggs. The benefits of having a readily available source of good nutritious food has certainly proved itself worthwhile! No matter what happens at the grocery store I know I can count on the ladies and their eggs to feed us! In the past while raising baby chicks we were only able to raise four at a time due to space restrictions. Now that we have moved to a larger property it’s time to expand the flock! Homesteading with chickens is a great way to get our feet wet with thisRead More →

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If you want to generate a second source of income, blogging can be surprisingly lucrative. In fact, a considerable number of people even rely on blogging to provide their main source of income. With the chance to focus on something you love and create your own schedule, launching a blog certainly sounds like an attractive way to make money.  Tips and Tricks to Make Money Blogging Pexels – CCO Licence This is a collaborative post. This post may contain affiliate links. If you make a purchase after clicking one of these links I may receive a small commission at no extra cost to you. OfRead More →

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 →

The way that you arrange your furniture is a very important part of home decor, but a lot of people don’t put enough thought into it. The right furniture arrangement can help to open up a space and completely transform it, but if you get the furniture arrangement wrong, you can end up ruining the room and wasting a lot of valuable space. If you want to get your furniture arrangements right, here are a few great tips to help you out.  4 Tips For The Perfect Furniture Arrangement This post may contain affiliate link. If you make a purchase after clicking one of theRead More →

Need to see a doctor, but don’t have insurance? You’re certainly not alone! A lot of people face this problem every day, especially right now. While arguments can be made that we should have to deal with this in today’s world there are, thankfully, some alternative ways to afford or at least lower the immediate impact of healthcare if you’re uninsured. Here are just several options to look into. How To Afford Healthcare Without Insurance This is a collaborative post. This post may contain affiliate links if you make a purchase after clicking one of the links I may receive a small commission at noRead More →

There’s no doubt that there are few things in life that can be a bigger source of stress than money. Money is something that often feels as though it’s hanging over your head and can make your life far more difficult. This is particularly true when you realize that you’re in some degree of financial difficulty. This is something that can impact just about anyone at any time for a number of different reasons. Of course, the reason that you might be dealing with certain kinds of financial difficulty is going to make a big difference when it comes to how you handle it. WithRead 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 →

Instagram is a fun social media platform if you happen to love taking, editing, and looking at great pictures. There is no doubt that it can be a great way to engage with your readers as a blogger and let them see a bit more of who you are in the process! The creative side of Instagram is a lot of fun and I have away’s enjoyed trying to create beautiful content to share on my feed. However, I also have to balance this content creation with time management – there are only so many hours in a day and a lot of tasks toRead More →