I am very aware of the amount of water we have been putting through the washing machine with all the household laundry we were doing. I figured if we could capture the grey water and send it to the plants, it would solve both the issue of flooding out our sewerage field with too much […]
There are a wide variety of clays to choose from to use in soap recipes: kaolin clay, bentonite clay, Moroccan clay, French clay, Rhassoul clay, Fuller’s Earth. This makes a clay soap recipe easy and fun to make. There’s such variety! Even those clays mentioned have a number of variants, and each one brings something […]
Do you want to ditch the plastic from your kitchen? Want to start living a more sustainable lifestyle by moving to a zero waste world? Well, try your hand at making these really cute and seriously functional fabric sandwich baggies. They are a snap to make and super simple to clean. Plus, you have the […]
If you’re anything like me, you’ve dreamed of moving to the country, buying a piece of land, and supporting yourself off the land. It’s not a pipe dream, and there are totally people who do it! However, there is one important skill that you absolutely must learn before you can succeed in living off a […]
The homestead land was purchased and has become truly our own. It’s a densely wooded acreage with some overgrown pasture. Being limited on funds, we decided to roll up our sleeves and do it ourselves. This is our article on how we got started clearing a piece of it be able to work and plan […]
70+ Creative and Innovative ways to earn extra money from your Homestead…….things that work and that are doable.