I recently discovered the concept of “hygge,” the Danish concept. Pronounced “hooga,” this doesn’t quite have an English translation, is roughly close to “coziness,” but means so much more. Hygge is “creating a warm atmosphere and enjoying the good things in life with good people.” A big way to achieve this in your home is […]
A sunny day + being baby free = project time! I needed to find a better way to dry my seeds as determined by the mould covered beans sitting in my kitchen. This led to a half cooked plan and a general idea about what I wanted at the end of it. How I made […]
As a former purchasing and logistics professional, I take a different approach to purchasing food for the homestead. Learn some tip and tricks to save you time and money while enabling you to keep a well stocked pantry year round.
Seed storage requires low temperatures, humidity and dim to no light. Always store seeds from your best plants. I don’t store seeds from hybrids as they are inferior plants and don’t usually reproduce well. Learning how to store seeds makes you a sustainable gardener.
In the United States we waste a lot of food but food gets wasted almost everywhere because of storage issues to the consumer waste. According the to the United Nations roughly one third of the food produced in the world for human consumption goes to waste every year. That is a lot of food. You […]
I have canned made and blueberry juice before. I recently made a discovery that created the heavenly elixir of juices. The difference is like night and day. It’s not just for blueberries either, it’s perfect for extracting juices for jelly and even steaming vegetables. Come check out my new discovery, it changed my world.