I didn’t move to the South knowing how to make ice tea. If I wanted to feel like a true southern lady I had to learn quickly. I am sure I do not make tea like a true southerner, but my version of iced tea is my family’s favorite!
If you are looking for ways you can start being more self-sufficient here are ten very basic things you can do no matter where you live!
I am not sure if my day as a Homemaking Homesteader is much different from yours, but it is a life I love and look forward to repeating each and every day I wake up!
I have been canning spaghetti sauce for years, and almost can do it in my sleep, so I wanted to pass on a step-by-step guide for those of you just starting out canning tomatoes. This spaghetti sauce canning recipe has been passed down through three generations of my family and still is in its original […]
Have a true appreciation for life and don’t listen to the naysayers. -We often get responses to our basic living lifestyle with raised eyebrows, but we find strength in knowing we can take care of ourselves through power outages, financial hardships, droughts and anything else the good Lord throws our way.
I have learned that living a simple life comes from within, it is a feeling, a thought, a dream acted out, and it all started with me! I had to change my mindset and the way I look at life and when I did I could take the first steps to living a simple life.