A First Look at Butcher Box

A First Look at Butcher Box

Reviewing of the Butcher Box Service For several years, we invested part of our income tax refund into organic beef. Basically, we would go in with several other folks to purchase a cow and then when it was butchered we’d collect our portion. It’s expensive if you consider it has to be paid all in …

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To Home School or Not to Home School – the Struggle is Real

To Home School or Not to Home School – the Struggle is Real

“You can’t have a bb gun because you’ll shoot your eye out.” The sentiment might have been from a movie, but I often thought about it when I contemplated homeschooling. People told me I would regret it. People told me I’d ruin my children. People told me I’d hinder them from pursuing higher education. After …

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Throw the Kids out of the House

Throw the Kids out of the House

According to a report on Fox & Friends on March 29, 2019, kids are having more surgeries for sports injuries than professionally athletes. Why – because we aren’t throwing them out of the house. Okay, maybe that wasn’t what they said. But it was close. Kids aren’t free playing anymore. The aggressive sports players do …

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Girl, Stop Washing Your Hair

Girl, Stop Washing Your Hair

Confession time! I gave up shampoo three years ago and haven’t looked back. I used to tell people that I quit washing my hair, but it made my husband uncomfortable. “You DO wash your hair,” he kept insisting. It’s true. I wash my hair, just not with anything you might expect. It all started with …

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Blue Tropic Smoothie

Blue Tropic Smoothie

(makes approx.. 16 ounces of drink) 1 cup blueberries (frozen or fresh) ¼ cup almonds ½ tsp cinnamon 1 tbsp coconut oil (not necessary but adds to the health value) 1 cup liquid (or until you reach your desired consistency) The first time I made this smoothie I used my regular blender. It doesn’t have …

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