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The All-Natural Home Handbook

The All-Natural Home Handbook

Get 17 easy DIY recipes for your health and home in this FREE eBook! Learn how to make soap, lotion, cosmetics and home cleaning products using herbs and essential oils. Make sure you scroll to the bottom of this post to grab your FREE digital booklet. Your Natural...

Back to Eden Garden Method

Back to Eden Garden Method

Learn how to grow a regenerative organic garden with minimal weeds, no tilling and higher crop yields by starting a back to eden style of garden. Discover the tips and tricks we learned about gardening over the last several years.  No till. No pesticides. Minimal...

Lemon Thyme Kitchen Counter Cleaner

Lemon Thyme Kitchen Counter Cleaner

Ditch the chemical laden cleaning products. Cut through grease, grime and dirt with this DIY lemon thyme kitchen countertop cleaner. A simple, effective cleaning solution made with herbs and essential oils. Dirt. Dust. Grime. These seem to be the enemy of a...

Achy Joint and Muscle Balm

Achy Joint and Muscle Balm

Are your joints or muscles feeling sore and tired? Use this homemade achy joint and muscle balm to relieve your pain! Made with organic herbs, shea butter and essential oils, your body will be feeling better in no time. For many of us, gardening is all about the...

How to Care for Chickens in the Winter

How to Care for Chickens in the Winter

Keeping your chickens healthy throughout the winter doesn’t have to be complicated. Learn how to care for your flock during the cold weather with these 6 useful tips and tricks. No one wants to be cooped up all winter. That age old saying doesn’t just apply to you...

Citrus Spice Crockpot Potpourri

Citrus Spice Crockpot Potpourri

Fill your home with the warm fragrance of citrus spice, while combating the cool, dry winter days with this easy-to-make crockpot potpourri recipe. Citrus. Spice. And everything nice. That is just what an all-natural potpourri recipe should smell like! Several years...

10 Ways to Save Money on Your Homestead

10 Ways to Save Money on Your Homestead

Looking to reduce costs on your homestead? Discover our top 10 favorite ways to save money with our old fashioned frugal living tips.  “Cut your living costs in half!”. We’ve all heard those words before. Maybe on a tv commercial or on an ad. Or even on one of...

How to Make Dryer Balls

How to Make Dryer Balls

Skip the chemical laden dryer sheets. Instead, learn how to make a set of long lasting, natural wool dryer balls to soften your laundry and reduce drying time. Money-saving. All natural. Those are two phrases I like to abide by on our homestead. This past spring our...

How to Create a Natural Medicine Cabinet

How to Create a Natural Medicine Cabinet

Learn how to take charge of your health by building a natural medicine cabinet full of herbs to treat a variety of ailments at a moment’s notice.  Sniffle season is upon us. Or at least it is when I am writing this blog post (circa November 2021). With the cold...

How to Roast Sunflower Seeds

How to Roast Sunflower Seeds

Learn how to roast sunflower seeds at home with this step-by-step tutorial — from planting the flower and harvesting the seeds to roasting and storing. Salty, nutty goodness. That’s what packed into one of those tiny sunflower seeds, along with plenty of vitamins and...

Raising Meat Chickens – Our First Experience

Raising Meat Chickens – Our First Experience

When raising your own chickens for meat, there are many factors to consider. Breeds, food, shelter, cleaning and butchering. Learn what we discovered during our first year of raising meat birds. Five years ago, if you had told me we’d be raising our own chickens for...

Building a Cattle Panel Greenhouse

Building a Cattle Panel Greenhouse

Using cattle panels, we constructed a large, inexpensive greenhouse to use as a cold frame for our winter garden and to sow seedlings in the spring. How We Built a Greenhouse Using Cattle Panels It is finally complete! My parents homestead officially has a greenhouse!...

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