History Of Veterans Day. Reblogged

History of Veterans Day World War I – known at the time as “The Great War” – officially ended when the Treaty of Versailles was signed on June 28, 1919, in the Palace of Versailles outside the town of Versailles, France. However, fighting ceased seven months earlier when an armistice, or temporary cessation of hostilities,…

Cream of Mushroom Soup : Julia Child

Editor’s Note: On a cold winter’s night, is there anything more comforting than a bowl of homemade soup? When the temperature dips, you’ll want to warm up inside and out with Julia Child’s recipe for Cream of Mushroom Soup. This easy soup recipe is hearty and delicious, and uses only 11 ingredients. You’ll love the earthy flavor…

HOW TO COOK A FROZEN TURKEY By A Modern Homestead

How to Cook a Frozen Turkey HOW TO COOK A FROZEN TURKEY By A Modern Homestead From Sarah : I have to admit, I don’t worry about cooking a turkey or fixing a huge Thanksgiving Or Christmas Dinner.  I never have. I will admit that I always make sure that I defrost the turkey before…

A Very Short I Am Thankful Post

I am thankful that the deer have been around every day. This photo was taken last week. We had 6 deer in the yard Friday and 5 yesterday. I am especially grateful that the electric came back on for the well late last night. Not sure why it was out and not the house. Not…

Why My Teenage Boys Carry a Tampon and Pad in Their Backpacks :From Sarah: This made me tear up in a good way.

Raising teenage boys is basically a constant cycle of laundry piles, feeding voracious hunger, nagging, laughter, and little, quick, teachable moments just like this one. Anything you can do to help them navigate the difference between things that are a big deal (like keeping your friends safe at parties, being aware of your surroundings, and the safety of others around you) and things that are NO big deal (like puberty, periods, and yes, bleed-throughs) can make a huge difference.