DIY Nature Crafts for Kids

DIY Nature Crafts for Kids

Do you love the outdoors like we do?  Then you’ll enjoy these DIY Nature Crafts for Kids. It’s almost that time again.  Back to school with the kiddos.  My family chooses to homeschool, at least for now.  So we are starting school after Labor Day.  One of...
Can Homesteaders Travel?

Can Homesteaders Travel?

What do you think?  Can homesteaders travel or are we tied to our farms? My husband and I love to travel. So that’s a discussion for us anytime we add an animal or projects to the homestead.  Is this going to keep us from traveling?  That was a big concern for...
Gardener’s Hand Cream

Gardener’s Hand Cream

Gardening can be rough on hands.  Here’s a natural, effective cream to keep those homesteading hands soft.  Let me know how you enjoy this gardener’s hand cream. Ingredients 4 ounces shea butter 2½ T. jojoba oil 1½ tsp. corn starch or arrowroot powder 5...
Using Epsom Salts in the Garden

Using Epsom Salts in the Garden

Have you thought about using Epsom Salts in the garden?  Lately, I’ve been finding more and more uses for Epsom Salts.   The benefits of Epsom salt aren’t just for your grandma. In fact, there are numerous studies about the benefits of magnesium and...
Why do we choose homesteading?

Why do we choose homesteading?

Why do we choose homesteading? On August 22, 2005, my 1st child was born with bilateral cleft lip/palet at 4 lb 14 oz.  She was in ICU for 8 days.   For weeks we struggled to learn how to feed her.  At 2 weeks old she had her first corrective surgery.   Additional...