rose water

Make Your Own Rosewater

Roses are here! If you are like me, you’re thinking now is the time to make your own rose water. If you’ve never done it before, don’t worry. It’s easy. And I will tell you how, but first let’s talk about why you want to. Benefits of Rose Water reduces skin irritation of eczema or […]

pollinator garden

Why Your Pollinator Garden Doesn’t Have Many Butterflies and Bees

Did you plant a pollinator garden only to find out that the butterflies and bees didn’t come? Nobody wants to go to the trouble of creating a buffet only to find that no one eats. So here’s some tips to figure out why your pollinator garden doesn’t have many butterflies and bees. Let’s make this […]

wild violet

Wild Violet is Here!

I love this time of year. Old friends come back to revisit the earth for a while, and the newest one is wild violet! Some say that this is a horrid, invasive weed that is hard to get rid of. I say it’s a useful part of Nature. Let’s take a look. Using Violets Medicinally […]

medicinal herb

Planting Your Medicinal Herb Garden

Nothing creates connection to Nature quicker than growing your own food and medicines. It’s spring! If you’re considering planting your medicinal herb garden as a way to develop that connection, read on! You will find that it also cultivates sovereignty because you will become more self sufficient, too. As an added bonus, getting your hands […]

living on a farm

Ten Things I Learned from Living on a Farm

Living on a farm is very different from living in the city. You’re a lot closer to the land and the cycle of life. Things are harder, take longer, and are also quieter. Lots of people say that it’s their dream, but is it really? Here are 10 things I’ve learned from living on a […]

cut your chicken feed bill

Cut Your Chicken Feed Bill to $0 With Composting

It’s fall. There isn’t much for free ranging chickens to eat now. Egg production is down too, so if you are paying for chicken feed, you’re putting money out without getting much back. So, you might be feeling the pinch. If you want to cut your chicken feed bill to $0 with composting, read on! […]

is it bullying

Is It Bullying or “Kids Will Be Kids”?

If we want to tackle the issue of bullying, asking “Is it bullying or ‘kids will be kids’?” is a good place to start. In animism we always look to Nature and/or the wheel of life for answers. So what does Nature have to say? I live on a farm. Chickens, goats, and dogs (and […]

you take you with you

You Take You With You

Have you ever been somewhere that people think of as paradise? They went there to escape wherever they were, and then they set out making the new place exactly like where they just left? That was my experience this weekend. I went somewhere I had heard many great things about. I couldn’t wait to see […]

spring retreat

Seven Things I Learned from the Spring Retreat

The spring retreat is over. I laughed until my sides ached. My heart overflowed. Now I want to share some of the things I learned from spring retreat with you because I believe in sharing the wealth. Experience is the Best Teacher Tisha Michelle just did a video about how she taught people to make […]

How to Naturally Deal With Pests

Warmer weather is coming and with comes bugs and other pests. If you are savvy, this won’t be a problem for you. You already know about natural pest control. For all the others, here are just a few of the safe ways to deal with unwanted critters. Praying Mantises Praying mantises are voracious carnivores that […]