Stacy Says: Advice for Healthy Eating and Living

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Here are Stacy and Doug, homesteading experts and YouTube vloggers of “Off Grid with Doug and Stacy.”

Stacy says…

I was fortunate enough to hang out with YouTube vloggers and homesteaders Doug and Stacy at their Meet and Greet in April at Lehman’s, as were hundreds of our customers and their fans. They traveled to Ohio to help us unveil our Tiny House, all 200 square feet of practical living. Continue reading

Why We Don’t Buy Plastic Toys

plastic toys

Something happened when I got pregnant for the first time. I looked around my house, with its hardwood floors and muted earth tones, and suddenly I could see clutter.

Plastic, light-up abominations littering the floors. Vinyl everything in ridiculously garish colors, threatening the warm zen I was trying so hard to cultivate in our tiny mountain home. Continue reading

The Perks of Making Apple Cider Vinegar

Apple Cider Vinegar

A few falls ago, one of my husband’s coworkers invited us to come out with buckets to pick apples from the trees in his overwhelmed backyard. We came home happy with three five-gallon buckets full. Then came the endless task of processing them, and figuring out what the heck we were going to do when we got sick of apple pies.
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Digital Dude Discovers Simplicity (And You Can, Too)

From his office on main street, Scott and his 10 co-workers spend their days in the digital world. “I sit at my computer all day, every day, building online advertising campaigns,” said Scott, who lives in Colorado. “I was working on the Lehman’s account and started watching the canning video. It just drew me in and I thought I can [pun intended] do this!” Continue reading