Are you a Positive Fool?

When you come across a new philosophy that seems like the greatest discovery ever…don’t assume anything. Don’t assume that because it was complicated and took a great deal of reflection or explanation to grasp this new point of view that this makes it true. Stand there in this new perspective for a little while taking…

Paying for College

College expenses…If you can qualify and find a down payment OR have time to save enough for a down payment on a rental property that makes roughly $1000 profit each month…then you will have the $ to pay for a state university education…have your student live in one of the apartments with a roommate and…

Black Friday Vs “Fixed” Expenses

Well another black Friday has come and gone with out me helping the patriotic American department store find its way back into the black. This year it seems shoppers were out in force with cash and not credit bounding with spending spirit for themselves. I may find myself out and about spending the mighty dollar…

Projects In Progress…Comment Please!

Current Projects • Homemade organic mattress and bed design that will eliminate box springs • Shoes sporty tire sandals, dressy wooden sandals, slinky heels and everyday clogs • eBooks on: An Alternative Retirement Plan, Catch 22, Cookbook and My Alternative Health Experience

Rug Cleaning…In a Slightly Unconventional Way

I hate wall to wall carpeting, but have at least one large area rug in every room. I like to thoroughly clean these rugs at least yearly, but do not like drowning the floor or dragging the rugs outside to shampoo in the drive. The method I prefer is a bit tacky, but very effective….

Alternatives to Pain Medications

Our family uses aspirin but has stopped using other OTC painkillers due to side effects. I have all too much experience with severe pain and we all deal with more common ailments like muscle pain, headache, and bothersome minor injuries or bug bites. The most used painkiller in our home is a blend we call…

Making Pain Oil

The most used pain killer in our home is a blend we call pain oil and keep in a small roller bottle at the bedside. Pain oil can be used for headaches rubbed on the temples and back of the neck. It is almost star trek fast in relief and often referred to as “magical” especially…

Pizza Recipe for the Slow Cooker

Pizza in the slow cooker? Yes, the slow cooker! This is a family favorite I came up with several years ago. We take it everywhere, camping, pot lucks and neighbors in need of a good meal. It is an easy gift, alone as a basket or to dress up a slow cooker. My husband is…

Healthy Biscuit Mix Recipe

I love to use biscuit mix for so many different recipes, but I am also concerned about using healthy oils and ingredients. This is a very large batch so feel free to cut these measurements in half if you feel like you won’t be using as much as our family does. Biscuit Mix 16 cups…