One of the unique things about Homestead Abundance is that it doesn’t come half-heartedly into your life and into your home. When it comes, it pours in like a flood. It’s overwhelming. It’s raw. And to take full advantage of it you need to prepare ahead, make time, and roll up your sleeves to get […]
Be saving, but not at the cost of all liberality. Have the soul of a king and the hand of a wise economist. ~ Joseph Joubert
What a combination, right? Are you here just out to see where I am headed with this one?? Well in our northern Idaho wilderness home all three are essential! We truly make EVERYTHING from scratch. I make all our condiments, desserts, snacks, power bars, cereals, breads, crackers, graham crackers, tortillas, nachos, meals, you name it… […]
I have a terrible confession to make: every winter since we moved here has caught me with not enough firewood on hand to last through the cold. But listen up, world: “Ain’t gonna happen again! Woo hoo!” Read on after the jump (it’ll be cathartic for me, really), and scroll to the bottom for a […]
It isn’t very often that we have a need to polish silver so don’t want to spend money on expensive polishing cloths and don’t want the chemical cleaners in our house. Here is an easy tip on how to naturally polish silver with something you have at home and use everyday!
Trying to find a knife rack that holds knives by the stove instead of in a block? I thought, “no problem…they are everywhere, right?” Wrong.