Requeening Our First Bee Hive

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Requeening Our First Bee Hive: Our First Experience With This Common Event

By Jennifer Spears

Much to our dismay, we discovered earlier this week that our hive had no queen, and we decided that requeening was our only hope for saving our hive.  Continue reading “Requeening Our First Bee Hive”

Taking Time to Enjoy the Simple Things

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Taking Time to Enjoy the Simple Things: Choose Life Over Money

By Jennifer Spears

I haven’t had a lot of time to write these past few days. I’ve been busy enjoying the simple things in life…my kids, my husband, quiet days, good food and nature. Continue reading “Taking Time to Enjoy the Simple Things”

Time, Work and Money: A Blog Post and Video

Time, Work and Money: A Blog Post and Video

Time, Work and Money: A Blog Post and Video  

By Jennifer Spears

Have you ever had something happen to you that was a turning point? Something that you knew from the moment it happened was going to change how you spent your time and lived your life? Something that had such an impact, you could clearly define the “before” and “after” days of your life? Continue reading “Time, Work and Money: A Blog Post and Video”

Easy Basic White Bread Recipe

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Basic White Bread: Learn How to Make Homemade Bread! It is a Frugal Addition to Any Meal!

By Jennifer Spears

I talk a lot about living a high quality of life, while having a modest and frugal budget. One of the best things that I have learned how to do is make bread at home. This basic white bread is easy and frugal…and it makes even the most simple meal, special and tasty. Continue reading “Easy Basic White Bread Recipe”

Fun Easy To Make Donut Scoop Cake

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Donut Scoop Cake: A Fun, Yummy Dessert for the Entire Family!

By Jennifer Spears

Let’s face it…kids love to cook and bake with us, but sometimes it’s hard! This donut scoop cake is the perfect dessert to make with young children…because they really can’t mess it up…and they get to go FIRST, instead of waiting for you! Continue reading “Fun Easy To Make Donut Scoop Cake”

The Moving Wall Vietnam Veterans Memorial

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The Moving Wall:  A Replica of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial

By Jennifer Spears

As a homeschooling family, we love day trips! Most of the time, the trips we take are mostly just for fun, but sometimes they are more serious. We recently had the opportunity to take our kids to see The Moving Wall…the half sized replica of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C. Continue reading “The Moving Wall Vietnam Veterans Memorial”