April 2016

Meet Little Miss Abby

I know, I know. I needed another critter around here about like I needed another hole in my head (although more piercings does sound awesome). But look at that face! How could anyone say no?!

The Simple Life & You

Corny title right? How awesome am I?! However, despite my lameness this is a really serious topic, at least for me. Most people out there just don’t get how we live, my family included. They don’t understand why I don’t care that I don’t have a new car, or why I’m okay living in a […]

SeedsNow Affiliate

  Smivie Farms is now an Affiliate dealer for SeedsNow Seeds! Their website has amazing features with wonderful customer service. you can search seeds for your planting zone, if you’re going to be planting in containers, and more. Plus, the fact that they can provide heirloom, NON-GMO, and organic seeds is always a plus. (The […]

Food Shouldn't Be Complicated

That quote on the picture? Read it, then read it again. I personally believe it’d time for a lot of us to get back to this way of life. It’s beyond time to get back to this way of life. And in my case, Grandma Ely would be horrified by what we consider food sometimes.

A Real Look at Simple Life

Raise your hand if you’re on Pinterest! Lord knows I am, religiously even. And how many of us have seen the beautiful pictures of well manicured farm yards with not a crumb or piece of straw out of place? Please tell me you know that’s a joke, and not how real life works…

Tater Cages: Growing Potatoes Above Ground

I absolutely LOVE to garden. It’s been one of my favorite things since I was just small, and in all honesty some of the best memories I have of my family were made in the garden. I remember members of my family that passed away when I was very small, because of the times we […]