Winter Blues, Seed Catalogs and Me

Before spring finally arrived last year, winter nearly had its way with me. A concoction of being in the country…

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Winter Blues, Seed Catalogs and Me
Making the Most of Rural Winter as a Family

Making the Most of Rural Winter as a Family

Winters can be beautiful in the Midwest. One of the best things about rural winter is “the quiet.” When there…

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Coconut Oil: A Tool for Your Kitchen and Your Beauty Routine

Is there a tool or product that you just can’t live without? For me, coconut oil is that product. It…

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Coconut Oil: A Tool for Your Kitchen and Your Beauty Routine
Rethink Next Year’s Resolutions

Rethink Next Year’s Resolutions

It’s that time of year again. You know the season. Christmas is coming up and soon after people will be…

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After-School Activities for the Whole Family

With one kid in high school and two others in elementary, time spent after-school is typically pretty hectic including running…

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After-School Activities for the Whole Family
Teaching Your Kids Goal-Setting with 7 Simple Steps

Teaching Your Kids Goal-Setting with 7 Simple Steps

We’ve always had an agreement with the boys about grades and they knew our expectations. Recently, I wondered if goal-setting…

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5 Unexpected Lessons of Country Living

We started building our house in rural Missouri country nearly 12 years ago. When building a house and planting roots,…

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5 Unexpected Lessons of Country Living

Why Corn?

As a mom, I believe in feeding my family the most wholesome food and ingredients available. I’m passionate about the health benefits of corn. Corn is a great gluten-free alternative. I’ve had friends who have either had Celiac disease, or their doctor recommended a gluten alternative, and my first recommendation is corn.

Corn is rich in fiber, vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants. These health benefits play a significant role in the prevention of digestive ailments like constipation, hemorrhoids, and colorectal cancer. Corn can also act as an anti-carcinogenic agent to prevent Alzheimer’s and improve eyesight.

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