How To Build A Recycled Tire Motorcycle

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How To Build A Motorcycle Out Of Recycled Tires

By Jennifer Spears

Check out our latest project…this motorcycle that we made out of recycled tires!

This time of year is great for us. The garden is in, and the weeds are out. The chickens are free ranging and feeding themselves. The bees are happily gathering pollen and nectar, needing very little care from us. How then, do we spend our free time? 

We create yard art, and other fun things for us to enjoy around our homestead! Continue reading “How To Build A Recycled Tire Motorcycle”

Homemade Birthday Cakes

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(My apologies for the photography in this post…these are real pictures, from real parties…in a real house…taken long before I started to blog, so nothing was staged or arranged specifically to be shared online…we’re real people…so please be kind, and don’t laugh too hard!)
By Jennifer Spears

It’s been a challenge for me to think about blogging this week. I’ve been too busy thinking about homemade birthday cakes! Next week…we have something very special to celebrate. On July 22, 2015, we were blessed by the birth of our precious baby girl. Continue reading “Homemade Birthday Cakes”

Kinzua Bridge State Park: Plan Your Trip

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Kinzua Bridge State Park: In Awe of Man’s Achievements and the Power of Nature

By Jennifer Spears

We’ve been doing this day trip thing for awhile…so it’s rare for us to find something new that none of us have done before. Last week’s adventure was a first for all of us though. We visited Kinzua Bridge State Park in Mt. Jewett, PA. We were not disappointed!

At first glance, it almost looks surreal, like you can’t possibly be seeing what you are seeing. It was overwhelming…to see the amazing engineering accomplishment of the bridge itself…and then to see it destroyed…it felt like a movie set, or a dream…not real at all. Continue reading “Kinzua Bridge State Park: Plan Your Trip”

5 Things To Consider When Your Passions Collide With Your Reality

5 Things To Consider When Your Passions Collide With Your Reality

At Odds With Yourself: 5 Things To Consider When Your Passions Collide With Your Reality

By Jennifer Spears

It seems like I am always at odds with myself. Other than my kids and husband, I have two major passions in life… homesteading and traveling…oh, and I like to write about both of them…but not all the time. So I’m left asking myself, what do you do when your passions collide with your reality? Continue reading “5 Things To Consider When Your Passions Collide With Your Reality”