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.
Valentines Day Sensory Bin Recently, in my post Including Kids In The Garden ~ How’s and Why’s, I talked about the benefits of sensory play! And as much as kids love it, they can get bored just like they would with anything else. That’s why I like to use the seasons and holidays to change it […]
I Survived My First Time Pressure Canning And You Will Too! Have you ever seen one of those children’s movies where the furnace turns into a monster and screams at them??? I have wanted a pressure canner for a long time, and finally got one! ** This page contains affiliate links. Purchasing from these helps […]