All Posts byMelissa Norris

About the Author

Melissa K. Norris inspires people's faith and pioneer roots with her books, podcast, and blog. Melissa lives with her husband and two children in their own little house in the big woods in the foothills of the North Cascade Mountains. When she's not wrangling chickens and cattle, you can find her stuffing Mason jars with homegrown food and playing with flour and sugar in the kitchen.

Jan 17

DIY BeeCool Sore Muscle Rub

By Melissa Norris | How to articles

This DIY BeeCool Sore Muscle rub uses essential oils to create a soothing rub for areas that ail you. The more I delve into studying the use of herbs and natural remedies in my home health care, the more I find myself whipping up and making my own balms, salves, and remedies. The homesteader in […]

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Jan 14

8 Tips for Cutting Out Sugar

By Melissa Norris | Podcast

Many people love the idea of cutting out sugar. We all know sugar isn’t that great for us. But the actual coming down to eliminating sugar from your diet is something a lot of people struggle. The struggle is real people. I’ve cut processed sugar out of my diet several times. My joints feel better, I […]

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Dec 04

Homemade Cake Mix Recipe

By Melissa Norris | How to articles , Recipes

Would you believe that making a homemade cake mix is faster and cheaper than running to the store to buy one in a box? It’s true. Plus, this homemade cake mix recipe tastes better than the boxed counter part, doesn’t contain any questionable GMO ingredients, and it can be stored in one of my favorite […]

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