• Food Love,  Spirit

    Why I am Going Sugar Free

      I am a sugar addict. When I was in high school, I used to buy a twix bar every single day at the school snack bar. That’s when it all began. I was thin and in great shape, rowed on the crew team, ran for fun, took ballet classes and step aerobics in college…on the outside I looked like a healthy, fit young adult. But, I was an addict. I wasn’t able to buy a box of cookies and eat a couple, I ate the box. When my kids were little, I was a good mom who made sure they didn’t eat too much junk food – but I…

  • Animals,  Homestead

    Five Things You Need to Know Before Getting Goats

    Goats are trouble!  We’ve had them for 6 months and I can tell you that we weren’t ready for them when we thought we were! 1. Goats don’t control where they poop.  Seriously, this is an important fact because they just let it go whenever and wherever, unlike horses or dogs that tend to go to a specific area.  So, that being said, here are some things you might not have thought about. Goats will poop in their water bucket if it’s too low, OR their mineral bin.   I tried the small over the fence feeder for their minerals and no matter where I place it, it doesn’t work out.…