Want to run a half marathon? Think you're too busy or too slow? Trust me, follow this method and you can run one with no problem! #running #halfmarathon #healthy #exercise

Edited for 2021- I’m running this same half in May with my daughter, sister, and parents!  I have now included a printable training plan.  Our race is May 2, so I plan on starting this plan the first week in January. So, just like that…. it’s over!  I ran my first half marathon on Sunday!  After months and months of training, I can hardly believe it came and went 🙂 We had BEAUTIFUL weather for it!  It was about 60 degrees when we started and sunny.  I ran the Prairie Fire Half in Wichita (anREAD MORE

I know I’ve been MIA lately, but spring has arrived and there is so much to do now! I haven’t given you a rundown lately on what’s been going on around here, so I thought it was about time! I know I always love getting a glimpse into a blogger’s personal life 😉 So, sit tight, grab a glass of ice tea (unsweetened is what I enjoy, but grab whatever floats your boat!) and enjoy what’s been going on down on the farm lately! This post contains Amazon affiliate links. See my disclosure here. FirstREAD MORE

Want to use the popular KonMari method of tidying up but don't feel like you have the time? Check out my tips for adapting Marie Kondo's tidying up method.

This post may contain affiliate links. Thanks for supporting my blog! Hey, everyone! It’s been way too long since I’ve blogged and I am excited to get back in the saddle! Anyway, I wanted to tell you guys about how I’m Marie Kondo-ing my house, but in an adaptive way that accounts for the fact that I homeschool, have a part time job, have outside chores to take care of, have a rather needy autistic son, and have to *occasionally* (ha, ha!) feed my family and make sure they have clean clothes! So, a littleREAD MORE

Here are some easy and simple Christmas traditions you can start with your own family this year!

Christmas is right around the corner and maybe you’ve been pondering adding in some new traditions or thinking about simplifying the ones you already have. This post contains Amazon affiliate links.  I may make a small commission if you click on them at no extra cost to you.  Thanks for supporting my blog! I asked my girls the other day what their favorite traditions are. You know what? They loved the simple ones the best! So in the spirit of keeping life slow paced and easy going here are  10 easy and simple Christmas traditionsREAD MORE

Wish you could simplify Christmas? Learn 4 ways to help you simplify the holidays!

Learn how to simplify Christmas Do you ever feel like the holidays get a little out of control?  Wouldn’t you rather be able to just sit back and actually enjoy Christmas and everything that comes with it? This idea of a simple Christmas becomes even more important if you have a special needs child who gets over loaded by all the holiday hoopla. How do you go about creating a simpler Christmas?  What would that look like? I’m going to give you 4 ways to help you achieve a more relaxed  holiday season! 1. LetREAD MORE

Learn why yoga can be beneficial to even the most active homesteader or gardener!

Why You Should Practice Yoga OK, guys, if you’ve been a reader for awhile, then you know that I’m a little bit into fitness! Yes, I’m a busy farmwife/gardener/homesteader, but I still try my hardest to make it a priority. This post may contain affiliate links.  See my disclosure here.  Also I’m not a medical professional- I’m just sharing my personal story.  Thanks for supporting my blog! I started off my fitness journey years ago by running, but as time went on I’ve done various things- from HIIT workouts, to CrossFit, to yoga. I’m hereREAD MORE