In this homestead-in-progress update, we get ready add two off-grid measures to our current, temporary living space–waste management, and heat! Though we haven’t yet built our sustainable home, we’re going to do everything we can in our current trailer to get it in better shape, off-the-grid as much as possible, and learning everything we can […]
Tinctures are a great and easy way to extract the vital, medicinal constituents of plants and make them more accessible to humans. This simple step-by-step guide will show you two methods of measuring, making, and prescribing herbal tinctures.
How ugly is this? Wait until you see the “After” photo! See how we transformed this scary stairwell in just one weekend. Now it’s a country looking staircase, with wood features! Patching and painting stairwells is always an awful job, mostly because of the wall height. We were determined we were only doing this job […]
Is it just me,or is Pumpkin Spice EVERYTHING especially crazy this year? It seems that everywhere I look, there are products vying for my dollars with promises of that particular seasonal flavor. But I don’t need to wait for fall to enjoy that spicy-sweet blend…I can make it myself! Read on for some ideas of […]
This simple sewing project uses scrap fabric and ribbon and jute rope to make a darling bunting for Fall. The post lists all the supplies and has helpful photos for sewing success!
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, […]