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With all of the dangers that come with heat stress, keep your animals cool this summer with these 11 tips and learn how to recognize the signs of overheating in your pets.

How to Keep Animals Cool In The Summer

Animals + Livestock

Social media breaks can be good for our mental and physical health. Learn the undeniable signs you need a social media detox and how to reduce your time on social media.

Do You Need A Break From Social Media?

Health + Wellness

Learn the warning signs of too much stress and how to implement self-care strategies to help prevent burnout.

Do You Have Too Much On Your Plate?

Health + Wellness

Memorial Day, the unofficial start of summer and a day for Americans to honor and remember the men and women who died serving their country.

Honor and Remember the Fallen

Military Veterans

Learn five easy ways to simplify your life so you can have more time to do what you love most!

5 Steps To Simplify Your Life

Slow + Simple Living

Learn the truth about simple living and how you can slow down and start living a simplier life today!

The Truth About Simple Living

Slow + Simple Living

Gardening is not only beneficial to your physical health, but your mental health as well. Gardening burns calories, reduces stress levels, improves nutrition, reduces the risk of stroke, diabetes, heart disease and more!

Why Gardening Is Good For You

Homesteading

Self-care is an important part of mental health and I’m sharing 25 ideas and activities you can do to upgrade your self-care routine this Spring.

25 Self-Care Ideas For Spring

Health + Wellness

Homesteading is not for the faint of heart. We’ve suffered several loses on the farm over the years and while you’re never fully prepared for it, you expect it. Animals get sick, injured, or killed by predators. Death is a natural part of life.

Death On The Homestead

Homesteading

In this article, I’m sharing how we converted a prefab shed into an efficient DYI horse barn at a fraction of the cost of a custom barn construction.

DIY: Converting A Shed Into Your Dream Horse Barn

DIY

FOR THE HOMESTEAD

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hey there, I'm jen

You can usually find me with my hands in the dirt or hanging out with my farm animals.  I’m all about telling it like it is, especially regarding my mental health. I believe sharing my journey of overcoming PTSD will help others who have experienced trauma and show that healing is possible.
 
The homestead lifestyle has been a game-changer for my mental well-being and can be for you too.  So, if you're ready to embrace a simpler lifestyle with purpose and gratitude, you've come to the right place!

Combat Veteran, Wife, and Farm Mama to 50ish spoiled rotten fur babies...