My name is Jennifer Dayley. Since 2008 I've been a blogger & educator of natural living, healthy preparedness, & the homestead-ish simple life... I'm also the owner of Missouri Homstead Co.™(handcrafted body care & up-cycled gifts & goods).
I love music, cooking, creating, writing, sewing, decorating, organizing, gardening, homeschooling, teaching classes, the gospel, nature, & my family.
I'm a simplifier of complicated, confusing, & controversial topics... And while I've always been a fairly well-behaved introvert & rule follower, I've also never been one to "follow the crowd." I've always had a righteouslyrebellious side, too.
My journey began over a decade ago, when western medicine unfortunately failed me. You can read my story (and see before/after photos) HERE.
By the grace of God, and after much prayer & searching, I was shown a different (and better) way of living. We were completely changed... Aside from rare emergencies, I & my family left Western Medicine & Big Pharma behind, a over decade ago.
I've been blessed to learn, experience, and ultimately help many people around the world - learn how to become self-reliant & create healthy lives & homes... naturally. Kirk is my hubby, forever side-kick, biggest supporter, & greatest realtor. He's a FAST learner, a creator & innovator, & never ceases to amaze me with his ability to invent products and improve complex issues.
In 2022 we celebrated 30 years of marriage (still wrapping my brain around that one)... We have 4 incredible children (3 incredible daughters & 1 son) & enjoy being a part of their lives & families with our (so far) 9 grandbabies!
We love Jesus Christ, and we are very much rooted in Faith, Family, & Freedom.
We give back by helping bring relief to the less fortunate, through organizations such as 100-Humanitarians International,which allowed our daughter, Ashlynn, the opportunity to serve in Kenya, Africa as a teen, 3 times in just 18 months time (see photos above!). Our donations to 100-Humanitarians, have helped support girl's Rescue Centers (escaping early marriage & FGM; female genital mutilation), build Garden Boxes & Garden Towers, provide Milk Cows, fund the Epernat Cultural Centre on the Massai Mara, distribute Feminine Hygiene Kits, provide Educational School Fees, & more.
We exist to Bring Health Back To Nature & Nature Back To Health™ by helping families create & return to simple, slower, self-sustainable homestead-ish lives.
And above all, we exist to give glory to, and testimony of God's hand in ALL things. Our company exists because of Him... Healing happens because of Him... Family happens because of Him... Freedom happens because of Him... Life happens because of Him.
We're grateful you're here to join us. Please stay and explore! And let me know, how I can help you.