My grandparents were kids when the Great Depression hit in 1929. Their survival and DIY attitude would follow them the rest of their lives and affect generations after them.
Do you think you've got preppers pegged? Everyone has their own reasons for prepping. While many of us share similar characteristics and beliefs, you might be surprised at the diversity of opinion.
Some sounds transcend music and become deeply meditative. Jonathan Goldman's work is like that including this beautiful combination of tuning forks and a chant of the Hebrew name for Christ.
Grounding and centering are part of the foundation of many spiritual practices. Learn some of the best stones to use with the techniques of your choice.
Are you prepared for you next chocolate attack? Delicious homemade delectable treats are easy to stock up for. Don't be left without supplies for your next fix.
Robin of Sherwood was a beloved 1980s British television series based on the Robin Hood legend that blended Christian and pre-Christian themes to give the show a mystic theme.
Was this 1940s pin-up girl the victim of a CIA program to create the perfect spy or was she a victim of her own imagination? Author Donald Bain tells her story in The CIA's Control of Candy Jones.
Moldavite is a star-child of the heavens known for it's deep translucent forest green color. It's beloved by crystal enthusiasts and healers worldwide.
Sacred sites like Stonehenge are said to be situated at ley lines. Learn the theories about these energy vortexes and the North and South American sacred sites that fall on their grid.
This blonde, early Hollywood era, movie goddess shone brightly for a short time. Her lack of confidence would shadow her talent. Then personal tragedy would place her into the land of the forgotten.
Do you have a child in love with unicorns? The gorgeous art of Michael Hague is combined with storytelling by Marianna Mayer to make learning the alphabet fun with a fanciful twist.
Authors and photographers Carl Sams and Jean Stoick bring their artistry to this delightful story of an enchanted winter wonderland that children will adore.
It makes sense that as we age and our skin changes that we need to change the way we apply eye liner. The skin around the eyes is the most delicate of the face.
Shelf stable water boxes and pouches are just 2 portable options among many for emergency situations. Learn if these will be a good choice for your situation.
Food storage for long-term emergency preparedness plans will keep longer with the use of oxygen absorbers. These are easy to find online to purchase and simple to use.
Rice is a storage staple for preppers to hedge against an economic crash or other SHTF scenario. Here are some storage tips and info to keep it long-term.
Wheat berries are an excellent food staple for preppers. They can be used to make bread, as a meat substitute and in salads. They also can be stored long term if done properly.
Do you have a food preparedness plan for your family? The ins and outs of emergency food storage are briefly explained along with what supplies you'll need.
The Gibson Girl's creator believed she embodied the ideal American woman. She came to fame in the Golden Age of American optimism.
The Brigid's cross is a traditional craft symbolizing the Saint and goddess of the same name. Learn these simple steps to make your own.
Our home should be a place of refuge. But negatively from ourselves or outside can subtly creep in. These techniques are used to achieve balance in the home.
You don't need to spend a lot of money for magical supplies. Learn to make your own anointing oils for your rituals.
This rite, which originates from the Western Mystery Tradition, is for ridding yourself of unwanted influences and is practiced by people of many faiths. Included are step-by-step instructions.
This folk magic technique may seem simple, but it can bring about great results depending on the energy you put into it. It can be used by adherents to any spiritual path.
The lord of the forest represents the very heart of the natural forces of fertility, destruction and regeneration for some Pagans yet he is seen as evil by others. Learn the truth about his origins.
The feast day of Brigid is a time to celebrate healing and creative inspiration. This holiday's Pagan and Christian roots are intertwined. Learn how its celebrated now.
Many Neo-Pagans celebrate Samhain, a Celtic fire festival which is the origin of Halloween traditions as the start of their new year. Learn some of the fascinating traditions of this holiday.
The point between May Day and Lammas is when many modern Pagans celebrate the sun god in all his glory. Learn the history and traditions behind this holiday.
You've seen medical abbreviations mentioned in TV and magazine ads with increasing regularity. These shortened forms of medical terms are used in patient records to help save time and money.
Victoriana has been beloved by generations. Greeting cards and other paper items are a simple, inexpensive way to bring Victorian themes to your projects.
"It's like Christmas with guns!" Hunters, Yoopers and quirky humor fans will love this flick. This is one of Jeff Daniels' best.
These rich treats are sure to please those who love to put chocolate and peanut butter together. A bonus is that they're inexpensive and easy to create. They also make great holiday gifts.
Tahquamenon Falls State Park is home to the two branches of beautiful falls, the Upper and Lower, in the Paradise, Michigan. Here, I share some of the park's history and photos from my trip.
General transcription is a flexible job that can be done at home at your own computer. You don't need special training, just an ability to type and willingness to learn.
Would you travel back in time to find your true love? This 1980 film starring the late Christopher Reeve (of Superman fame) and Jane Seymour will make you want to believe in the possibility.