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How to Choose an Egg Incubator

How to Choose an Egg Incubator

There are many choices when considering which incubator you want to use for hatching chicks from eggs. This post will tell you everything you need to know before making a purchase. There are three options available to anyone wanting to hatch their own eggs in […]

Idaho Pasture Pigs

Idaho Pasture Pigs

We have been raising Idaho Pasture Pigs since August 2017 at the Happiest Camper Homestead in Big Stone Gap, VA.  It is a new breed of pigs that are not aggressive and graze for food.  Idaho Pasture Pigs are a medium sized pig that reach a […]

Shop with Your Heart for Farm Animals

Shop with Your Heart for Farm Animals

This Year Shop With Your Heart, And Help Farm Animals In The Process I care deeply about animals, all animals big and small really. But I find it easier to do things for cats and dogs than for farm animals. The ASPCA realized how easy […]

It’s All Temporary

It’s All Temporary

I began this year living in a RV in northern Arizona, and I am finishing it in a house in southwestern Virginia. My home is different. My surroundings are different. My priorities are different. It has been a year of uncertainty, flexibility, growth, and great […]

Train Table Makeover with Alphabet Magnets

Train Table Makeover with Alphabet Magnets

Disclosure: This post is sponsored by ETI Envirotex.  All thoughts and opinions are my own. Train tables offer hours of fun for active toddlers.  They are short tables that small hands can easily reach and usually feature bright graphics of towns for toy trains and […]

My CRPS Story

My CRPS Story

November is CRPS awareness month, and, after five years, Dave is ready to share his story with the life-changing disease. “Complex Regional Pain Syndrome, CRPS, formerly known as RSD (Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy), is a progressive disease of the Autonomic Nervous System, and more specifically, the […]

Mustard Yellow Dresser Makeover

Mustard Yellow Dresser Makeover

We have a bright and happy dresser makeover to share with you.  It was one of the first pieces of furniture we purchased after totaling our RV and moving into a house rather suddenly.  It was tucked away in a booth at an indoor flea […]

Gift Guide for Quilters

Gift Guide for Quilters

This list of gifts for quilters are all tried and true.  I personally own each item and use them in every quilt I make.  Quilters of all skill level can use these gift items, from beginner to advanced.  Also, they are all consumable or wear […]

Cranial Helmet FAQ’s Answered By A Mom

Cranial Helmet FAQ’s Answered By A Mom

My son wore his first cranial helmet for nearly 4 months before growing out of it. His head looked significantly better, but the measurements could still improve. Making the decision to move forward with a second helmet was easy, despite the 4-hour drive to our […]

Happiest Camper Quilt Free Pattern

Happiest Camper Quilt Free Pattern

This Happiest Camper quilt is so fun! After totaling our RV and being forced to rent a house, we suddenly had multiple rooms to fill with beds to cover.  I wanted to make something bright and cheerful for the master bedroom that would come together […]