Five Feline Farm

Living and Promoting a Sustainable Life

Instapot Peasant Stew

Last Sunday, I was hungry for Boeuf Bourguignon. What is this fancy French sounding dish? It is a beef stew in red wine made somewhat famous by Julia Child. The stew is simmered for 3-4 hours in the oven, developing deep rich flavor. Before I go further, I must make a disclaimer. For those of […]

How Do You Treat Your Skin?

You have probably heard that your skin is the largest organ in your body. It is responsible for protecting your delicate insides from the elements. That’s a big job. Taking good care of your skin can help protect the rest of you. Did you know your skin is porous? This means what you put on […]

How To Do Anything

I walked 250 miles. I couldn’t believe my eyes when I saw that number show up on my Fitbit app. That is a long way. It’s like walking from St. Louis to Indianapolis. Or Fort Worth to Houston. Or Sherman’s march to the sea from Atlanta to Savannah. I didn’t think about walking that far. […]

5 Ways to Overcome a Challenge

It is the time of year when many of us make resolutions. The new year looms before us, fresh and new, full of possibilities. A lot of people want to lose weight, get fit, eat healthier, get up earlier or change some other habit. Those are worthy goals but often the challenge is bigger than […]