Author Archives: canaf

About canaf

I am a homemaker, Bible study and Hebrew teacher. I am also a freelance writer. I love learning new things. I cook, keep chickens and a cat. I love bird watching. I am on a journey towards clean eating and being fit. I am passionate about helping to eradicate human trafficking.

Losing a Chicken to Dogs

It has been hard to even start writing this blog post. It has been awhile since I lost my sweet chicken Sage. She was such a special and sweet girl. Continue reading

Why I Share Missing Children Posters

     I often share posters on my social media of missing minors in hopes that they will be shared by others. I wanted to comment about why I share posters of missing children and why I hope others will do so. Continue reading

WordPress Four Year Anniversary

Of all days to log on to my WordPress account, it is on my four year anniversary. Continue reading

Human Trafficking – America’s Modern Day Slavery

I usually share different stuff here, but I think this is such a serious topic.

Human Trafficking is modern day slavery. It is time to abolish it.

via America’s Modern Day Slavery — Faithful Devotionals

How I Felt After 30 Days of Paleo

I never thought that I would try a Paleo diet. However, I heard that it could be a good anti-inflammatory diet. I suffer with major digestive issues and chronic pain. I was optimistic about feeling better and getting rid of my daily bloating. The results were not what I had hoped they would be. Continue reading

Being Active Throughout the Day

I spent the last year trying to stay as active as I could in between dealing with physical limitations due to overall chronic pain along with back and neck issues. I am still not where I want to be in terms of strength and a toned body, but I most certainly have made progress. This year I want to focus on doing bursts of activity throughout the day to stay active and to sit less. Continue reading

How Kung Fu Movies Inspire My Workouts

Ever since I started taking Tai Chi, I have gained a greater interest in martial arts and especially Kung Fu. I never expected that I would end up being hooked on Kung Fu movies. However, this has turned out to be a good thing for me because it actually has motivated me to get more fit and strong. Continue reading

Blogging and Facebook

When I first started blogging, I was hesitant about starting a Facebook Fan Page. However, I was looking for a way to increase readership of my blog, so I finally decided to do it. Things started out slowly and I was discouraged. Continue reading

Homesteading Blogs Sorted By State! — ~Taylor-Made Homestead~

by Tammy Taylor~ A few weeks ago a reader suggested that since cooking directions can change based on altitude and gardening plans can differ based on planting zones, someone should compile a list of homesteading / Simple Living blogs separated by the areas they reside in. BRILLIANT, and challenge accepted! Such a list is helpful…

via Homesteading Blogs Sorted By State! — ~Taylor-Made Homestead~

The High of Exercise

It seems like there is always something to get me off track with my workouts. It gets frustrating because at this point in my life, I am not looking for excuses not to work out. I want my workouts. I want that mental and physical boost. Continue reading