Preparing Pets and Livestock for Winter Weather and Cold

Preparing pets and livestock for winter weather is just as important as protecting your family from winter weather. While you and the kids can come inside when it starts to snow or the temperatures drop, your outdoor animals cannot. These tips will help you ensure that they’re warm, safe, and dry during even the coldest, […]

Preparing for Winter Driving and Winter Emergencies

Preparing for winter driving is an absolute must. Here in Vermont, winter driving means ice, snow, and dangerous roads. I always make sure to have supplies in the car in case we’re stranded somewhere or in an accident during winter weather. It may never happen but it’s always good to be prepared.This post may be […]

Tips for Keeping Your Family Cold and Flu-Free Naturally

It’s just about that time of year again so here are a few tips for keeping your family cold and flu-free. Like most moms, I don’t have time to get sick. Too many other people rely on me, and I have too much that needs to be done each day. I rarely let getting sick […]

Bend, Don’t Break: Tips to Survive the Snow

This post is sponsored by Osteo Bi-Flex®. All opinions are my own.This post may be sponsored. Post contains affiliate links. I may be compensated if you make a purchase using my link. There was a definite chill in the air this morning when I woke up and I know that one morning soon I will […]

How to Care for your Joints in Cold Weather

This post is sponsored by Osteo Bi-Flex®. All opinions are my own.This post may be sponsored. Post contains affiliate links. I may be compensated if you make a purchase using my link. Have you ever wondered how to care for your joints during the cold winter months? As much as I love the beauty of […]

5 Storm Preparedness Tips You Need to Know

September is storm preparedness month, so I’m sharing these storm preparedness tips with you before the storm hits your area. I’m sure you’ve seen those television programs where a big storm is coming, and everyone runs out and clears the store shelves of bread and milk. That’s how NOT to prepare for a storm. You […]

How to Render Suet Easily to Help the Wild Birds and Squirrels

Do you know how to render suet or how it can help the wild birds? We love feeding the birds year round, and my husband loves to watch them at our feeders. Bird watching is a great way to relax and learn more about your environment. You can bird watch with your kids as a […]

Easy Last Minute Christmas Decor Idea for Tables

Are you looking for easy last minute Christmas decor? I’m not big on Christmas decorations that can only be used for a few weeks a year. That means I need to store boxes of decorations for the other 11 months they aren’t in use. Instead, I look for everyday items that I can use in […]

Winter Preparedness | Car Emergency Kit

If you’ve been watching the news lately, you’ve probably seen that Winter Storm Damon is hammering the East Coast right now. For those to the south, that means a lot of rain. For people in the northern areas, like me, that means a lot of snow and ice. The best thing to do when you […]

Putting the Garden to Bed for Winter

Those of you that live in the south may be wondering why I’m writing about putting the garden to bed for winter in the middle of September. Unfortunately, here in Vermont, winter is not that far away. As a matter of fact, we had our first hard frost last winter. Usually we don’t get the […]