Growing your own seedlings is not hard to do and opens the door to new opportunities for the home gardener, homesteader or small farmer. You’ll have a vast number of varieties available to choose from, more control over the amount of seed you purchase, and you’ll save money by growing your plants yourself. Starting your […]
We live in a day of modern conveniences but still don’t seem to have time to do the things we want to do. Let’s be real. No one ever gets it “all” done. That long list of things to do is part of the joy and frustration of being a homesteader. When we add the […]
During the holiday season, I enjoy decorating, baking delicious treats, indoor gardening and snuggling with the dogs. I’m always looking forward to putting my feet up and sipping on some hot cocoa while watching all of the Christmas lights twinkle around me. Before I get to savor those simple moments, I want to make sure […]
I love using herbs in all my cooking! Through the years I have developed ways to help me when I harvest the herbs and love sharing these ideas with you.
Did you know that over 356 million vertebrates are killed in run-ins with vehicles every single year? That equals one every 11.5 seconds! Over 20,000 humans are injured in these accidents and over 200 people die in wildlife-vehicle collisions every year. Medical bills, as well as car repairs, can cost drivers and passengers thousands of […]
The FoodSaver is a great tool, but I’d have to say that the vacuum sealing capability is my fav feature. I dry can so many items for storage, that I even am sharing a back up method you can use when the power goes out…