Entries by Emily Preston

Colombia – La Virgen by Chromatic Coffee

This month I’m reviewing Colombia – La Virgen by Chromatic Coffee. The packaging was custom printed, but simple. They included a piece of candy with the invoice which was a nice, personal touch. The bag read “Clove, Velvety, Persimmon”. I have no idea what a persimmon tastes like or where I’d even get one. Their […]

Psalm 23:6

Life gets stressful. Really stressful sometimes. When we remember that our Savior is with us in this life and we’ll have eternal life in heaven, maybe the day to day issues won’t seem as bad–they are only temporary.

Our Own Farm Wagon

I dream of having a small tractor with a PTO and lots of attachments. In addition to a tiller and mower, I’d like to have our own farm wagon. Maybe turn it into a float for the Labor Day Parade. This is silly as the open area of the farm is still pretty small, but a girl can […]

Deviled Eggs

Barbecue and picnic season is coming and Deviled Eggs are a staple of any gathering. While not all of these ingredients meet my goals of clean eating, it’s the traditional family recipe and some things you just don’t mess with! To boil eggs I put them in a pot then cover them with water (hot […]

Black Rifle Coffee Company Just Black

I’ve spent the last month having an unhealthy relationship. It was with coffee. I’d tell it how much I needed it. It would assure me it was there for me. 8 cups later and it was 12:30am and I was alone and wide awake. I’d do it again. This month I’m reviewing Just Black from […]

We Are Not Bird People

We are not bird people, and yet, we ended up with two parakeets. Two very noisy, messy parakeets. Maggie, the green one, had either escaped or been let loose where we go camping every year. By the perseverance of the grandchild of a friend, she was caught and came to live here. How that came […]

Valentine’s Day Treat Bags

Looking for something to catch your Valentine’s eye? These adorable Valentine’s Day Treat Bags make a perfect teacher’s gift, treat for your coworkers, or that special someone! In my experience everyone loves making this project–even kids! Most of the supplies for this project can be found at your local craft store–or if you’re anything like […]