Monthly Archives: February, 2012

Homemade Cleaners/Detergents

Pinterest has been full of all sorts of homemade cleaning products tutorials lately and one of my favorite bloggers, Katie J. Gibson, recently did a series called “Frugal Home” in which she provided several tutorials for homemade products.  I thought the idea of making my own cleaners & detergents sounded really interesting so last Friday …

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Book Review – Charlotte Collins: A Continuation of Jane Austen’s Pride & Prejudice by Jennifer Becton

Title: Charlotte Collins: A Continuation of Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice Author: Jennifer Becton Publisher: CreateSpace ISBN-13: 9781453740477 My Rating: 3 out of 5 Synopsis: After ten years of marriage to the notoriously dry Mr. Collins, Charlotte finds herself widowed and childless.   Resigned to living a quiet life of solitude in her new cottage (rented …

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Chickens!!!

This year God has placed a desire in my heart for a more self-sustained existence.  I think he is working on my heart to not take for granted how easy everything is to acquire nowadays and to appreciate working hard to provide for your family. God works in everyone’s life differently, but for me I …

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Book Review – “The Rose Garden” by Susanna Kearsley

Title: The Rose Garden Author: Susanna Kearsley Publisher: Sourcebooks, Inc. ISBN-13: 9781402258596 My Rating: 5 out of 5 Synopsis: After the tragic death of her beloved sister, Eva Ward returns to the English country manor where she spent her childhood summers to spread her sister’s ashes.  With no other living family and no desire to …

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