When folks start getting all excited about living in a tiny space they don’t generally think about the lifestyle changes you must make in order to contain your life in a measurable square footage.
October is here and with it comes frost, first wood stove fires, wool socks, and – if you live in my house – a list about a mile long of what to do about food storage. With a family of four and the Farmers Almanac calling for another winter of below freezing temperatures and […]
The weather forecast calls for rain (sad trombone sound.) If you’re a parent this means scrambling to find something to do to entertain your kids who will inevitably start climbing the walls (at my house literally) with all their excess energy. Here are a few ideas to keep them busy and you sane. Break out the […]
Every kid should be taught these basic life skills before they grow up.
No one likes having to go an ER, but if you have to go, especially with a child, here are a few tips to remember to help expedite your trip and get your little one back home and comfortable as soon as possible.
“OMG, stahp it, internets!” is probably what your reaction is after watching this adorable baby bear try to kiss this equally adorable baby deer. Black bears are omnivores and have a generally plant-based diet, but they do eat small animals and carrion. Sometimes, when pushed by hunger, they will take down a small deer or […]
I read once that fruit flies won’t actually hurt you and that they are pretty darn awesome in term of research due to their 50-day lifespan and ease to work with. Since I am not a scientist, though, I have zero desire to have these little pests flying around my kitchen. Every single year we get […]
This is how to clean spray paint off your car without losing your mind or emptying your wallet.
Bottle-flipping replaces the cup song as new annoying thing kids love to do.
I’m no stranger to the concept of most of the things on this list. And chances are, if you grew up in rural Maine, neither are you.