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Month: November 2014

Yes, Your Kids Do See What You Do!

Yes, Your Kids Do See What You Do!

This week’s weather in northern Iowa has been less than ideal. We never really appreciate a day before Thanksgiving snowstorm. Those have a tendency to make travel a bit difficult. School was cancelled on Wednesday due to several inches of snow being on the ground already and more coming down. The kids were to go down to their dad’s house to have Thanksgiving with him on Wednesday. We already had the day planned, had moved Dane’s doctor appointment earlier in…

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Black Friday Berkey Light Giveaway

Black Friday Berkey Light Giveaway

  Berkey Light Water Purifier Giveaway We are excited to share this Berkey Light Water Purifier Giveaway that sponsored by our friends at LPC Survival. The Berkey Light Water Purifier is an deal water filtration system for everyday use at home, travel, outdoors or during emergencies. Includes one set of Black Berkey Elements. Includes: 2 Black Berkey Elements Serves 1 – 5 People Holds aprox 2.75 Gallons The Berkey Light is easy to set up and install. It measures: Height…

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2014 Gardening Update – What Worked, What Didn’t Work, and What Needs to Change or Be Done

2014 Gardening Update – What Worked, What Didn’t Work, and What Needs to Change or Be Done

A picture from last year. For some reason, I didn’t take any this year! This year’s garden gave me a lot of hope that I could actually grow produce and plants could thrive! That being said, there is a lot that needs to be done to the garden and I have already started some of that. I grew onions, bell peppers, tomatoes, carrots, green beans, beets, peas, cucumbers, acorn squash, lettuce, spinach, yellow squash, zucchini, and potatoes. I also have…

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The Budget is Getting Tighter! 15 Ways We Are Making Lincoln Scream and You Can Too!

The Budget is Getting Tighter! 15 Ways We Are Making Lincoln Scream and You Can Too!

The budget is getting tighter and going to get a whole lot tighter. I have read a lot of articles lately and talked to a lot of people about money and budgets. Sacrifices are already being made. I sometimes feel like I am getting a bit extreme in my savings and learning to live without some of the life comforts. I don’t necessarily like that feeling. However, I have a feeling that the budget is going to get even tighter.What…

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