Author Archives: Mimic Nature

About Mimic Nature

Hello everyone! I’m so glad to see you! I’m Jana, I’m an eccentric wife and mother; I work 2 jobs and homeschool my kids. With all this going on in my life, I want to focus my attention on the things that make me happy, and the one thing that has made me happy ever since I was a little kid is nature. As my life progressed and changed through my teen years and my early married life, I lost my connection to it. Life took over and here I am living disconnected from nature because of work, bills, and every day events that keep me away. So the next chapter of my life will be dedicated, at least in some small part, to reconnecting to nature; I still have a mortgage, work, and a family to take care of, but now, I will be more aware of nature and my place within it. Each day, I will find some small way to not harm nature. Not long ago I was introduced to something called permaculture and I fell in love with it. Basically, it’s building a small ecosystem in your own backyard that is based off of what nature would do naturally. In turn your backyard helps you, and you help your backyard…with minimal work!! At first it may take more work, but over time, your backyard will become self-sustaining and you won’t have to work as hard…other than harvesting. I love the life lessons that I learn from nature, so what I promise to do is share a lesson that I’ve learned from nature each week, share what I’m learning about permaculture, and share my own personal progress in changing my homestead into a permaculture Garden of Eden. And since it’s hard to make any changes in life, I want to have some free giveaways once in awhile…all nature themed of course, to help all of us remember our ‘green’ family. Read a few articles, see if you like what is there, if you do, go ahead and subscribe. If you don’t like what you see, that’s ok, I’m honored that you took the time to get to know me a little and see my vision for my blog and my life.

I Remember When I Was a Kid….

I can’t remember all the details of this memory, but I can express the most important part which is the heart of this post. I can remember as a child being captivated by this little ball, I don’t remember where … Continue reading

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The Road to Natural Products

Along with eating more natural many of us feel lead to change other products to a more  natural and healthy version. The problem is that many companies claim to be natural when in reality they are not. What I found … Continue reading

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The Law of Gestation

The Law of Gestation or what some call the law of gender means that every seed has a gestation or incubation period. That means that when you plant a seed it will take some time before you actually see the … Continue reading

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Social Permaculture And How It Works Within A Group Setting

This past week I learned a new aspect of permaculture that I did not know before, it’s called social permaculture. Social permaculture is basically taking permaculture principles and adding them into families, groups, communities, or any other interaction you may … Continue reading

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A Look Outside My Window

 Look what I found on my screen this morning! How beautiful life is! It looks like a type of moth but I’m not familiar with all the different species of moths. Either way it was a treat to see! 

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Loving What Is

This is my yard, I know you can’t tell from the picture but it is really long at the moment and has a ton of dandelions in it. The spring rains and the warm temps keep giving energy and life … Continue reading

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Clutter

Today as I was cleaning I began to feel like I was being suffocated by the clutter around me. In that moment I realized that I didn’t own this stuff, this stuff owned me. Continue reading

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What is true strength?

I have been thinking a lot about strength lately, what is it? Where does it come from? What do I do to grow this strength within myself? I struggle with strength, it comes on strong but does not last the … Continue reading

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No Peace Wanted

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There are those who do not want peace. They thrive on adrenaline creating drama to add spice and energy to their lives. Yet, there is a positive energy force that is much more rewarding…

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Infused Water

There has been a new trend going around called infused water. What is it, you might ask? It’s simple, you add any assortment of fruit, veggie, or herb to your drinking water for added taste. I work in a hospital … Continue reading

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