Hiking

How to Take Care of Your First Camping Supply Box

Yesterday I talked about how to put together a basic Camping Supply Box– and what basic items you’ll generally need in it. But there are a few things I missed, that I’d like to go over with you today. Namely about what not to put into your box, how to keep it organized, and how to care for it even while you’re not camping. Continue reading “How to Take Care of Your First Camping Supply Box”

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Hiking

Putting Together Your First Camping Supply Box

Yesterday afternoon my Husband and I returned from four straight days of camping in Winfield, Kansas. My In-Laws had purchased the whole family tickets to the Walnut Valley Festival (affectionately called “The Bluegrass Festival”) for Christmas last year, and it was finally time for us to cash in on them. The write up will be coming in the next week or so, but it suffices to say that I thoroughly enjoyed it! I genuinely couldn’t have asked for a better time when it came to my first Festival experience ever. Continue reading “Putting Together Your First Camping Supply Box”

Etiquette & Manners

The Power of Choice; Setting the Record Straight on Choice Feminism

Choice Feminism is little understood in certain circles of Feminist thought; most people are under the mistaken impression that Choice Feminism believes that all choices made by a woman are Feminist choices by default; that a Woman making a choice is always making a Feminist choice by default of calling herself a Feminist. This is not, however, the case at all.  Continue reading “The Power of Choice; Setting the Record Straight on Choice Feminism”

Beauty, Homemaking

The Unobtainable Image of the Perfect Housewife: 3 (More) Keys to Success

When people say that the image of the perfect Housewife is unobtainable, their primary focus is almost always on the expectation that we look good doing it all. Like with doing it all in the first place, though? Looking good while doing it isn’t unrealistic or unobtainable either if it’s genuinely what you want to do. Continue reading “The Unobtainable Image of the Perfect Housewife: 3 (More) Keys to Success”

Family, Homemaking, Housekeeping, Marriage

The Truth About the 1950’s Housewife

As a traditionally feminine woman who strives daily to perfect that stereotypical image of the 1950’s housewife, I often catch an unfortunate amount of flack from various individuals concerning every aspect of it. But while the points they make are often perfectly valid, thought provoking, and generally not wrong in many cases? They’re usually still irrelevant and show an increasing detachment from the reality of history. Continue reading “The Truth About the 1950’s Housewife”

Marriage

Marriage Shouldn’t Change Anything About Your Relationship

My Husband and I are coming up on our three year anniversary in March, and I honestly couldn’t be happier with our Marriage; since the moment we signed the Wedding Certificate, however, we’ve been bombarded with a host of questions. Continue reading “Marriage Shouldn’t Change Anything About Your Relationship”