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Free Books for You!

Are you looking for something new to read, but trying not to spend a ton of money? Good news – I’m giving away new and like new books! When Hurricane Matthew came up the coast a few weeks ago, we lost power. Without power, the sump pumps stopped working and yep, you guessed it, we had […]

Breaking Through Fear By Making the Leap

I’ve been struggling with making videos. Last month I recorded almost 30 clips and videos. You’d think my channel would be full of videos or at least have some awesome clips. But no. For most of last month, those videos were on my computer. I didn’t upload any until a few days ago. My problem? Fear. […]

Organic Gardening 101: Building Up Your Soil with Wood Chips

We have some big plans for our yard and lots of projects on our to-do list, but the foundation for all of them is pretty much the same – fix our soil. If you’ve been following me on Instagram, then you’ve already seen what we’re dealing with. We have lots of sandy dirt toward the […]

Permaculture Gardening: How Companion Planting Helps

As we continue our yard projects, I realize we’re embracing permaculture as we’re building up the garden and general layout. What’s Permaculture? It’s difficult to summarize, but I see it as a design process that attempts to mimic nature and build around systems instead of just looking at individual components. It’s usually associated with yard/garden design, but […]

Tree 101: Figuring Out What Kind Of Trees We Have

Stumped by which kinds of trees are in your yard? Here some tips to help quickly identify any unknown tree! This year is about about trees – learning about them, tending to them, pruning a few, and in some  cases, chopping them. Our yard is packed with trees. No matter which side you’re viewing it from […]

What Keeps You Up at Night?

Last week we had a financial check-up. Between buying the house, some family things that have popped up, and other stuff going on, we knew it would be good to get a third pair of eyes to look over some things. As with most financial reviews, we went over our numbers – our savings, investments, […]

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