Hello there!

My name is Stephanie. I’m a passionate foodie, food allergy mom, Paleo diet lover, and now…future homesteader.

Years of watching my family struggle to fit inside the modern “box”, left me feeling drained and our family divided. After a health diagnosis and a nationwide pandemic pushed me to my wits end, I decided it was time to chart a new course.

I’m determined to embrace a “back to basics” way of life by eating cleaner, living simpler, and focusing on the things that truly matter. Family, faith, and FOOD!

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New to Paleo?

Everyone has to start somewhere. Fortunately for you, I’ve been a Paleo newbie myself and know how overwhelming getting started can be. Follow along as I guide you through the first steps on your journey in a playful and easy way.

Ready to get started? Click the button below to be taken to our Learn About Paleo page.

Do you, or a loved one, suffer from food allergies?

As the mom of a son with severe food allergies, education, advocacy, and awareness have become my top priorities. With that being said, I believe there are many ways to embrace eating safely while still having fun!

Are you ready turn life’s lemons into lemonade? Click the Food Allergy Hub button to learn more.

Ever wish you could go back in time and just slow down?

More and more people are starting to realize the importance of, and even long for, simpler times. Clean eating, homesteading, permaculture, and foraging have become booming trends…and guess what? My family is joining in!

Hitch a ride with Messy Masterpiece and her family on the journey “back to basics” on their homestead, Back Acres.

Latest Blog Posts

Christmas Countdown: The Book of Luke

Christmas Countdown: The Book of Luke When I was a little girl, one of my favorite Christmas traditions was our countdown calendar. I can still picture it….a handsewn felt banner, made by my great-grandma, covered in ribbons. Each year, my parents would tie chocolate coins and other delicious delicacies to the assigned ribbon. The daily […]

Thanksgiving Leftovers

Thanksgiving Leftovers Three Ways To Use Your Holiday Turkey Leftovers So Nothing Goes To Waste. The pie has been eaten. The dishes are done. Your family and friends have said their goodbyes and are heading for home. You’re filled with a sense of accomplishment and satisfaction that you successfully hosted Thanksgiving dinner. However, you’re refrigerator […]

A Messy Masterpiece Thanksgiving

A Messy Masterpiece Thanksgiving Surviving Turkey Day With A Clean Eating Menu And FREE Bonus Planning Printables. November is the month where the days grow shorter and festivities grow louder. Fallen leaves carpet yards and streets. Feasts and family gatherings pepper personal calendars. Thoughts of turkey, potatoes, gravy, and pies flood people’s minds. For many, […]

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