Happiness and Fun



What is Happiness? Happiness is defined as the quality or state of being happy. Good fortune; pleasure; contentment; joy. Synonyms for happiness: bl…

Entrepreneur on the Farm



Hi everyone! My name is Heather. I am a registered nurse and I love helping people. I also love being creative! Starting a balloon business has bee…

How a Flower Evens Skin Tone and Reduces Redness



Did you know UV rays from excessive sun exposure weaken the immune system by suppressing the skin’s metabolism? This causes the skin’s melanin product…

How to Hygge in the Summer



You can hygge at any time of year and summer is the perfect time of year to make like a Scandinavian and get back in touch with nature. Flowers, whet…

A Safer Sunscreen



The European Union has more stringent and protective laws for cosmetics than the United States. The hazard-based, precautionary approach of the EU ack…

Learn to Grow Your Own Bouquet!



How to grow a cut flower garden in East Texas. The secret is choosing flowers that flourish in humidity & heat. Growing flowers in the long, humi…

The Science of Female Hair Thinning



Is your hair thinning? Hair loss affects approximately 40% of women over 50 according to a 2015 study in the Journal of the American Academy of Dermat…

How to Maintain a Healthy Immune System



10 Holistic Steps to Maintain a Healthy Immune System Your immune system defends you against the viruses that cause colds and flu. These eight steps …

Homestead Juni Acres



Hi there! My name is Jess and I am the human and animal mother of Juni Acres. My daughter, Saida Juni, was the beginning of it all for us. Between our…

The Amazing Power of A Flower!



Officially called Calendula Officinalis, it’s a member of the daisy family called asteraceae. Calendula has been used as a medicinal plant for centuri…

Ten Garden Hacks



Ten Gardening Hacks to Save You Time and Money! Save an empty pump bottle. Fill it with mineral oil and use a rubber band to attach a small wire b…

Which Vitamins and Supplements Should Women Take?



Supplements and Multivitamins for women According to a meta-analysis of studies done by Oregon State University, three-quarters of Americans aren't e…

Grow Cool Season Annuals in East Texas zone 8b



Grow Cool Season Annuals in Zone 8b - I grow in commercial landscape fabric. After tilling in compost and making rows the fabric goes down over drip l…

How to Picnic in East Texas



What are the ingredients for an extraordinary picnic?   Let’s cover the basics and get the food right before planning the rest of the picnic. A …

Windowsill Baking Co.



I’m Jill, a home baker & full time stay-at-home mom. I sell my baked goodies locally under the name Windowsill Baking Co. I got the courage about …

Cool Season Blooms



Early April there are not enough blooms to host a U-Pick, however an evening walk through the gardens yields a beautiful bouquet featuring bachelor bu…

"Ideas are easy. Implementation is hard." Guy Kawasaki



Starting your own business can be overwhelming. There’s the time it takes to thoroughly plan out every tiny detail of what your business will consist …

Valentine Mailbox Craft Project



How to make these adorable  valentine mailboxes! The first one is a simple two-piece shoebox covered with red polka dot paper and decorated with c…

What is oil pulling and how to do it



What does the National Institutes of Health say about Oil Pulling? ‘The oral cavity harbors billions of microorganisms. Some contribute to developmen…

How to Cultivate a Good Night's Sleep



Why It’s Important to Get a Good Night’s Sleep The quality and quantity of an individual’s sleep influences the body’s ability to repair, grow tissue…

How to Brighten Eyes with 3 Easy Make up Tips



Eye makeup tips to disguise your birthday Your peepers can be a bad Polaroid for displaying your age and how you apply your eye-makeup can really mat…

AB Home & Gifts



I am Brooke Samford, owner of AB Home and Gifts, an online boutique, specializing in home decor and gifts. We are based out of Lake Cherokee, Texas. …

Easy Flower Crown Tutorial



Here is an easy flower crown tutorial to celebrate spring! Using simple craft supplies, tools and flowers you can create this adorable flower crown.  …

Healthy Processed Foods that Make Dinner at Home a Snap!



Processed foods are not all bad. A bag of diced butternut squash can be added to soup or a casserole without hours of baking or seeding and peeling. T…

What is Einkorn Wheat?



Maybe you’ve heard of it or seen it in the health food aisle of your grocery store. Einkorn is the oldest surviving form of un-hybridized wheat we hav…