Monthly Archives: February 2012

I recently came across this fantastic (I think) article about becoming more self reliant.  The author shares 25 tips to help get you on the path of self reliance.  In my mind, self reliance equals more freedom…freedom from debt, freedom from commercialism, financial freedom, etc.  If I can live a self-reliant lifestyle, then I can be better prepared for what’s coming my way…at least, that’s how I see it.   So, I’m excited to put the article into action in […]

Becoming More Self Reliant – 25 Tips and my Journey

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I love Pinterest, man.  I hate how much I love it.  But there ya go…   I’ve made a few recipes that I’ve found, and there are some definite winners.  Perhaps a few non-winners as well, but mostly winners:   Lemon Dill Chicken.  This recipe is a winna!!!  I was shocked at how juicy the meat was.  I guess there really is something to be said for searing the outside, then slowly cooking it through, eh?  Loads of flavor, and […]

Friday’s Foods: Pinterest Party

I love feeling like I can make my own homemade cleaner!  It makes me feel like I’m doing something right. 🙂   During the Christmas season we had a lot of oranges given to us as gifts, and we also happened to buy a bunch of them, since that seems to be the time that oranges are so dang cheap!   If you eat a lot of oranges, you can save the peels and make a nice, easy, homemade cleaner […]

Easy Homemade All Purpose Cleaner

Have you ever watched kids on a merry-go-round, or listened to rain slapping the ground? Ever followed a butterfly’s erratic flight, or gazed at the sun fading into the night? You better slow down, don’t dance so fast, time is short, the music won’t last.   Do you run through each day on the fly, when you ask “How are you?”, do you hear the reply? When the day is done, do you lie in your bed, with the next […]

Thoughtful Thursday – Slow Dance