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Best Evergreen Trees for Privacy

Best Evergreen Trees for Privacy

Best Evergreen Trees for Privacy I live on a fairly large homestead property, 7 1/2 acres to be exact.  The main problem I have is that there is no privacy.  I am surrounded by neighbors who can see everything that I do on my property.  Even people driving by can see my whole property.  And that […] Read more…

11 Cheap Valentine's Day Ideas

11 Cheap Valentine’s Day Ideas

11 Cheap Valentine’s Day Ideas Many Valentine’s Days come and go.  It seems like it comes around once a year…I mean, wasn’t it just Christmas?  Time flies!  But sometimes it’s hard to celebrate each Valentine’s Day with new ideas and things to do. Or maybe you’ve run out of gift ideas.  “Diamonds again this year?” […] Read more…

Essential Oil Fertility Blend

Essential Oil Fertility Blend

Please note that I am not a doctor or a medical professional.  All opinions herein are my own and are not intended to be medical advice.  If you have a serious condition, you should consult a medical professional. Trying to get pregnant is probably one of the most frustrating times of my life that I […] Read more…

How to do your own Gel Nails

I love doing my own nails.  I think it has something to do with not having to pay upwards of $30-50 every two weeks to get my nails done with gel polish.  The best thing about doing your own gel nails is that it is so easy.  It’s intimidating at first, but don’t let the […] Read more…

Top 10 Winter Hygge Tips to Incorporate Into Your Home

Top 10 Essential Winter Hygge Tips

What is Hygge? Hygge is a fun way of saying that you want to create a feeling of being cozy, warm, and comfortable.  It’s a word that originated in Denmark.  In Denmark, they have very long winters with little sunlight.  Due to that fact, the Danes have created the “hygge” method, which literally means “to […] Read more…

Why Quality Time Is So Important - www.homesteadfamilia.com

Why Quality Time is So Important

In today’s world, it’s often touted that the busier you are, the more productive you are.  The more productive you are determines how much wealth you will build.  Wealth, in turn, defines who you are as a person.  But does being so busy also define your relationships?  What happened to the importance of quality time and […] Read more…

Make your own DIY Natural Lemon Household Cleaner - www.homesteadfamilia.com

How to Make Natural Lemon Household Cleaners

I love using natural products over manufactured products any day.  Why?  Well, for one, it’s cheaper.  For two, I know what ingredients I am putting into my products.  Isn’t it better to know that you are not using harsh chemicals inside your home?  That’s why I prefer to make my own natural lemon household cleaners. […] Read more…

Why you need to try Bluprint - www.homesteadfamilia.com

Why You Need to Try Bluprint

What is Bluprint? Bluprint used to be known as Craftsy.  Bluprint is your home for anything that has to do with being creative.  Bluprint is an online community for photographers, artists, quilters, weavers, woodworkers, gardeners, embroiderers, crocheters, gardeners, and more!  Watch professional expert videos giving step-by-step instructions on how to complete a certain task. Bluprint […] Read more…

10 Easy DIY Mason Jar Crafts - www.homesteadfamilia.com

10 Easy DIY Mason Jar Crafts

As the holidays were just around the corner, I had purchased mason jars so that I could make my own gifts.  But what to make was the question.  I knew that I could make my own cookie jar mix and give it away as a present.  My husband’s family members are not really bakers, so […] Read more…

How to Reduce Stretch Marks Naturally

How to Reduce Stretch Marks

  Recently, my husband and I entered into the world of Keto.  I could go on and on about it, but we love the Keto diet.  Just by eliminating bread and pasta from our diets, my husband has lost 25 pounds in two weeks.  Amazing!  The only bad news: my hubby has some pretty serious […] Read more…

My Story

Maybe you’re wondering how I got started with chickens.  Maybe not.  But I’m going to tell you my story anyways. It all started when I met my handsome husband, Luis.  Luis is Mexican and grew up for the first 10 years of his life living on a ranch in Mexico that was on the side […] Read more…

8 Gift Ideas for Lawyers

If you’re like me, then you know that giving a gift to a lawyer is pretty much impossible.  Mainly because they already have everything that they need!  I’m a paralegal and I work for a male lawyer.  Giving Christmas gifts can be difficult.  Here are some gift ideas that I have put together for the […] Read more…

Why You Need Woolen Dryer Balls

Why You Need Woolen Dryer Balls: When my husband and I first got married, we didn’t have a lot of money (surprise, surprise!). So when we purchased our home, we were so excited to discover that the previous homeowner was leaving us her washer and dryer. Our only issue was that we didn’t know how old the […] Read more…

10 Verses to Believe for Pregnancy

Having undergone a miscarriage earlier this year, it can leave me wondering if I will be able to get pregnant again.  I also worry if I will miscarry again.  Knowing that this is a dangerous path for thinking, I have to reinforce my belief that God is who He says He is and that He […] Read more…