Lessons From a Housecleaner
I recently volunteered to do a complete house cleaning for newly constructed home. It was a paid job, and since I'd had some experience in house cleaning, I thought it would be a nice way to earn some extra cash. The job is now done, and as I look back, I realize how unprepared I really was. The extra money was nice, but the lessons learned were even more valuable.… (0 comment)

The Hunt: Top This
There are MANY coon stories our family could tell you, but for this post, I’m giving the page over to authors, Kelley Saufley (one of our nephews) and James Gill (our, uh, adopted nephew). This one is appropriately titled: THE HUNT: TOP THIS… (5 comments)

Hosting a Cousins’ Weekend
Some of my most memorable childhood moments include my cousins. And I have a lot! So when the opportunity arose for me to keep my nieces and nephews from Wednesday to Saturday so their mom could go on a retreat, I jumped on board! Cousins' Weekend!! If you're considering hosting a cousins' weekend or something similar, maybe some of what we did will be helpful to you.… (4 comments)

Making Maple Syrup From Scratch
Have you ever tried making maple syrup from the maple trees in your front yard? I’d like to share how our family started this inexpensive hobby a few years ago. *this post contains affiliate links* Our family set out on this adventure, thanks to some of my husband’s buddies. One of them cruises timber for a… (1 comment)