Do more than survive -- Thrive Joybilee Farm is about helping you thrive not just survive, while you change the world. Things are tough all around. People who had homes and mortgages a few years ... Read More about Thrive while you change the world
A few days ago, I wrote about supporting your local economy by making your Christmas gifts, supporting local artisans and farmers and not painting the Mall black on Friday. These are worthy ideals ... Read More about 7 Inspirational books that will nurture your dreams of creative self sufficiency
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Its chicken soup season. Living rural means that you need to take your health into your own hands. How can you keep from getting sick when those around you are coughing and sneezing? And what can ... Read More about 10 Steps to Protect Your Family From Flu This Winter
I am personally putting together a really special weekend event in Grand Forks, to give you an artistic taste for the holidays. I've partnered with the Art Gallery, local musicians, and local ... Read More about BAA Artisan Christmas Faire Dec 2 and 3 — Support Your Local Artisans
What is a hope chest? The traditional hope chest is a wooden box, sometimes lined with aromatic cedar, that fathers gave to their daughters in anticipation of marriage. Daughters worked with their ... Read More about The Hope Chest — Obsolete romanticism or a valuable asset for times of economic uncertainty?