Every year for Christmas, my Mom and I make small gifts to hand out at our very large family Christmas party. We wanted to make soap for everyone but we didn’t have the time to wait for cold process, and honestly I was a little bit scared! I mean really, don’t you shudder a bit with […]
Can You Dye Brown Eggs?? This is a question I get every Easter! “Can you dye brown eggs?” I’m very adamant that I DO NOT buy eggs from the store! I also do not have any chickens that lay white eggs. So, should we give up the tradition of coloring Easter eggs?
Make Your Own Full Back Rice Bag Last night tragedy struck! I could not find my rice bag heating pad! All of the different jobs that I take on can take their toll. Lifting feed bags, hunching over a garden, seed table, laptop, picking up kids and all other general homestead tasks.
Create Something New We’re full swing into winter now, with blizzards and low temps! That also means that the canning cupboard is emptying pretty quickly. The canning lids are piling up again, and are really getting on my nerves. I keep a box of them in the pantry and they were spilling out over the top, […]
A Christmas Tradition I was raised in a large extended family, and every year for Christmas we try to get as many of us together as possible. I am lucky to still live fairly close and am able to make it to most holiday events. But so many of us live from coast to coast! […]