Nourishing Stewardship

Ditching Health Insurance – Part Three: The Entrepreneur’s Cost Analysis

In my previous post, I addressed the cost differences between a Christian health sharing plan and an employer sponsored health insurance program. However, most people considering the switch to health sharing don’t have reasonably priced employer sponsored health insurances available to them. And many are fellow entrepreneurs or self-employed folks looking to sponsor their own…

Nourishing Stewardship

Ditching Health Insurance – Part Two: The Cost

Now that we’ve covered some of the basics regarding Christian health sharing, it’s time to address the elephant in the room: What the heck does this thing cost? The idea of not having health insurance is admittedly scary. Health care is expensive. BUT… Corporate health insurance plans are not the only way to affordably cover…

Nourishing Stewardship

Ditching Health Insurance – Part One: The Basics

When I made the decision to quit my job earlier this year, one of the major questions was “what will we do for health insurance?”. Josh’s employer offered a plan to keep the government off its back, but the premiums were so high it basically negated one of our incomes entirely. Instead of shopping the…

Crafts

Upcycling Adventures: Turning a Women’s Shirt Into a Toddler Dress

Part of our quest to sustainable fashion and textiles is making the most of what we’ve already got on hand. When kids are in the equation, it can be a little challenging to make clothes stretch beyond a certain point. Because growth spurts 😉 One of the ways I’m trying to cut down on the…

Nourishing Tummies (Recipes)

Caramelized Onion and Apple Stuffed Acorn Squash

It’s official: fall is my very favorite season in the kitchen. This fall marks a year since we started our local/seasonal produce endeavor. Through this year, I’ve stretched myself in the kitchen to work through the offerings of each. I can confidently say that fall is now my very favorite season. If you haven’t guessed,…

Nourishing Tummies (Recipes)

13 Tips for Adding More Veggies to Your Diet

Everyone wants to eat healthier, and adding veggies is a great way to accomplish this goal! At the best, healthy eating helps us to lose weight and feel better physically. At a slightly less pure level of intention, eating healthy gives us cheat room for foods we really love and/or wine. All. The. Wine. (I…