We do quite a bit of food preservation around here. I was in constant need of more pantry space, having to rearrange with each harvest or batch processed. When Mr. LB suggested that we burn the scrap lumber (after I picked my jaw up off the floor) I put those boards to good use. Take […]
My youngest son is autistic and loves being covered up. I wanted to get him a weighted blanket to see if it could help him. I purchased one and we used it for Ronny for about 2 weeks and noticed a difference.
Let’s get these rabbits in a good home! In these two videos, Andrew shows you how to complete the build we began in part 1 (http://www.simplelifehomestead.com/blog/diy-mobile-rabbit-tractor-part-1-video ). We’re interested in raising our animals as close to nature as we can, and getting them in these tractors allows our rabbits 24/7 access to fresh greens, herbs, […]
In part three of our outdoor kitchen build, Andrew adds the base to what will eventually be the brick oven. Can you taste the wood-fired pizza yet? Or hear the crackling of the sourdough crust as it cools? Come along with this process and we can learn together!
Getting your kids involved with growing mushrooms can be a great way to expose them to life outside the plant and animal kingdoms. Plants and animals are tangible, while understanding bacteria can be a bit tricky. Mushrooms are a good middle ground where kids can watch them grow with their own eyes, but still understand […]
There’s something about making your own soap that makes you feel capable and crafty. Soap, for most people anyway, is something you see every day. It’s personal. It literally touches just about every part of your body.