Healthy Living

A Non-Electric Life

My daughter is getting her own apartment. She’ll be moving soon and the whole family has been very busy helping her get ready

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Thrifty Laundry Soap Recipe (From a Mother of 7)

As a mother of seven, laundry has always been a huge job. I swear the hamper has not been empty for more than five minutes in the past forty years. Some years ago I began making my own laundry detergent. It really only takes a few minutes of hands-on time and I see no difference in the quality of the finished product.

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Seed Order Time

I’m a beginning farmer—about to start my third season growing vegetables for most of my income—and I still have to think hard about

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