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Vanilla Mocha Homemade Melt and Pour Soap

Vanilla Mocha Homemade Melt and Pour Soap

Make your own soap at home with this easy melt and pour tutorial for vanilla mocha soap. This sweet and creamy soap is perfect for coffee lovers and takes no time to create. The journey into soap making began with an article in Country Living. The story featured a...

How to Make a Shade Cover for Your Garden

How to Make a Shade Cover for Your Garden

Excessive heat in the summer can destroy vulnerable plants in your garden. Protect them with a handmade garden cover. In this simple tutorial, you’ll learn how to build a protective shelter to block sunlight and save your plants from wilting or turning bitter. I love...

Why Plant a Garden? 5 Benefits of Growing Your Own Food.

Why Plant a Garden? 5 Benefits of Growing Your Own Food.

Learn why planting a garden and growing wholesome food can benefit more than just your health and pocketbook with these top five benefits of gardening. I have a confession to make.  I used to dislike gardening. There, I said it. The thought of the time put into...

How to Identify Pests In Your Garden

How to Identify Pests In Your Garden

Today's post is an article written by my husband, Matt Christy. He will be sharing about pest identification in your garden and how to find out what is munching your plants or in our case, digging holes in our garden. One fun fact about myself is that I love a good...

DIY Garden Trellis: Using an Old Barn Ladder

DIY Garden Trellis: Using an Old Barn Ladder

How to Repurpose Items Around Your Homestead It’s time to think outside the pot … How can one maximize their gardening space without tearing up the entire backyard? This has been a thought that has crossed my mind since moving into our small-town, 1930s home. ...

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