Two Great Resources for Rural Living

Want to live in the country but don’t know what to do or where to start? Get these two books for a wealth of rural living instruction! I grew up in a small rural Ozark town. Farm life and country living were never foreign to me. My maternal grandparents were what I would call semi-homesteaders. Not out of principle or…
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Smoked Salmon Eggs Benedict

Make Easter Brunch special with Smoked Salmon Eggs Benedict! Top a puff pastry with smoked salmon, a poached egg, and homemade hollandaise sauce. My kids laugh at me. Every time we go out to breakfast, I order the same thing. Eggs Benedict. If it’s on the menu, I’m having it. Then I’m in a food coma for a few hours…
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Creating Beauty at Home: Why it Matters

Creating beauty at home is important. It matters. But why? Why is beauty important, especially at home? Because beauty nourishes our heart, mind, and soul. This post contains affiliate links. Read here for disclosure. Why is beauty important? Why do we work so hard to make our home, yard, and a little corner of the world beautiful? Does it matter…
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