Whether you’re trying to keep summer’s heat or winter’s chill outside, the energy-efficiency of your home is dependent on several different factors, not all of which you can easily control. You can improve your home’s energy-efficiency by adding additional insulation or repairing the ductwork in your home, for example, but that takes tools and skills […]
Lentils are a delicious, warm and hearty winter meal perfect for slow cooking on a woodstove or for treating your family on a frosty day.
I have been interested in learning more about soap making for quite a while. I’ll admit that I’m still a little nervous to get started, but the more I research the process, the more I want to try my hand at it. Want to join me? The first decision you have to make is which […]
Repurpose your canning jar rings and lids to make personalized, homemade, and super-cute, rustic-themed Christmas Ornaments.
This month, my family (family of 3) decided that we would take our usual monthly grocery budget of $400, set aside $100 for groceries and save the rest for Disneyland. Yes, I know, it sounds crazy, but the kids have been bugging me to go to Disneyland for ages, and the only part of our […]
Glass jar luminaries are beautiful and so simple to make. Repurposing canning jars when you aren’t using them for food storage is an easy way to create something beautiful. And with the Washi tape craft it’s easy to remake with original designs as desired.