Spring is here and soon I’ll be replenishing our pantry with jars filled of homemade goodness. Continue reading
Growing your own food is beneficial to your health, preparedness, survival, and frugality. These tips will help you grow your own food, regardless if you’re a first time gardener or a life timer grower. Continue reading
Do you know what you’re putting on skin? After undergoing an endoscope and biopsies on my esophagus and upper stomach four years ago (amen they came back cancer free) I took a good hard look at our home and food.
I researched GMO’s, what was really in the processed foods at the store, and the use of pesticides on commercially grown crops. Continue reading
When we’re going through hard times, we often wonder why God would let us suffer. At least, I know I have.
I just spent this weekend at a writer’s retreat where I had the privilege to meet with some amazing writer’s, authors and editors. I taught two classes and also had some time to bring Pioneering Today to the writer world with some “off grid” fun at the photo station.
As I pitched my novel and a brand new sequel of Pioneering Today, I got to listen to other writer’s talk about their books and stories. During our lunch we took out loud prayer requests. And as I listened to these stories, these moments of people’s lives, I noticed something. Continue reading
My great-grandmother passed down many things in our family, and though I never knew her, I still think of the woman she was whenever I use her recipes or sieve when making applesauce, raspberry jelly, and blackberry syrup. I know she was a God fearing woman and an excellent baker. I wonder if she had any idea her legacy would live on in my home.
Have you ever asked where God was when bad things happen? I asked this question when I lost a child to an ectopic (tubal) pregnancy. I’ve heard it asked when we’re faced with any kind of tragedy. When we get a diagnosis of cancer. When our children are hurt. When unfair things keep befalling us.
There is little else more rewarding than growing your own food. It cuts down on your grocery bill, improves your health, makes you more self-sustainable, brings families together, and brings us closer to God.
If you’ve never grown your own food or had a garden, it can feel a little bit intimidating. It seems everyone has tons of advice on the wrong and right way to do things. But you just want to get growing. These 10 steps will get you growing your own food in no time.