Intentional Living

a yurt

Why I’m Building a Yurt

In order to live on the land where I work, I need a dwelling, one that I can put up with a few days’ work. That’s why a yurt is the perfect choice.

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cast iron skillet set

The True Worth of an Heirloom

This past summer, we moved into my grandma’s house after she passed away. When we went inside, I knew there would be a family heirloom to discover.

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Stop. Smile. Connect. Repeat.

Putting down the phone and talking to the person behind you in line or next to you at the airport terminal is the start. It took almost zero effort and brightened her moment. It lifted mine too.

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Hand-dipped taper candles

How To Make Hand-Dipped Candles

Making hand-dipped tapers is one of the oldest ways to make candles, and also the most hands-on. Here’s how I made my own hand-dipped taper candles.

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When the Job is Done

by Jurgen Haver My son Jason wanted a new bike. I told him, “That’s great. You can earn the money for it this

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