Have you ever grown quinoa? Its an ancient grain that looks like bird seed and is a simple grain to grow on the homestead. We experimented this year with growing it figuring worst case scenario it could supplement our chicken feed or be new seed to plant for next year. In this video we share […]
If you have read through my website, you will see that I often recommend books that I think you should own. I have been asked why I prefer to own books when there is so much free information on the internet. Well there are 3 reasons why I prefer to own books and why I […]
“Homesteading is a lifestyle of self-sufficiency. It is characterized by subsistence agriculture, home preservation of foodstuffs, and it may or may not also involve the small-scale production of textiles, clothing, and craft work for the household use. Homesteading is not defined by where someone lives, such as the city or the country, but by the […]
I’ve been a homemaker for my whole life. It started early on when I’d line my dolls up at my play kitchen table and make them breakfast. It’s all I’ve ever wanted to be and it’s the one thing I can say I excel at. Over the years I’ve collected hundreds of little household tips […]
This is an easy dessert and while it doesn’t turn out super pretty, it does taste delicious. The flaky layers of crescent rolls along with the sweetness of the apples is a great combination.
It seems hard to believe simple herbal remedies can offer so many benefits. But herbal remedies for stress and anxiety are powerfully effective and the science is catching up to the folklore. For example, there are studies showing Passionflower, a perennial plant traditionally used to treat anxiety, is as effective as the anti-anxiety drug Oxazepam, […]