Running out of time before Christmas? Need something for a friend or party with short notice? No problem. You can easily make loving, unique homemade gifts with few ingredients or parts with little time. Join us!
The Meyer lemon tree is an excellent fruit tree to grow. In fact, it does well in a container and can be moved inside for the winter. Unlike other fruits, all citrus do not ripen until winter. Which means Christmas time is the perfect time to harvest your lemons, use and preserve them. Here are...
As Christmas quickly approaches, you might be in a crunch to find something unique, loving and not break the bank. One of the easiest ways to save money is to make gifts yourself. You can also customize for the individuals on your list. Join us!
As winter approaches, many people begin focusing on indoor crafts such as soap making. Here are some of the best books on learning how to make your own soap from scratch. Join us!
Are you breastfeeding? If so, definitely check out these easy to make breast pads. Just three materials and you can have washable breast pads. They will definitely help you on your breastfeeding journey. Check out below! Join us!
If you are interested in soapmaking, you may become quickly overwhelmed by the complex recipes that involve many different ingredients. Especially exotic oils, fats, colorants and scents might be too much for anyone looking to just make some soap. Below are several great recipes that are very basic but great to try. Join us!
Ryegrass is an excellent cover crop to use after harvest. Learn more about how you can use ryegrass in at an urban homestead or in a small scale operation. Join us!
Learn more about what it means to be a homesteader. This guide is for beginners getting started on their homestead journey.
Fig trees are an easy tree to add to any garden or homestead. With few pests, minimal fertilizing and reasonably hardiness, they are a great tree to consider growing at home. Join us!
One of the tenets of homesteading is resourcefulness. One of the tenets of minimalism is having less stuff. But one of the issues with resourcefulness is the need to hold onto and acquire more “stuff” for longer than usual. Can you be a minimalist and homestead at the same time? Join us!
I have always wanted to make my own soap because you can remove many of the chemicals found in commercial soaps and you can customize to you or your family’s needs. However, like many people, I was intimidated by the process especially in using lye. Here I will go over the basics you need to...