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DIY Dollar Store Fairy Gardens

DIY Dollar Store Fairy Garden

Aren’t fairy gardens just the cutest things?  Is it because the fairy furniture is so tiny that it makes it so adorable?  No matter what, I knew that I wanted a fairy garden this year.  But, I also didn’t want to break the bank either.  Guess what?  You can make your own fairy garden by […] Read more…

Homemade Dandelion Lotion Bars

Homemade Dandelion Lotion Bars

Dandelion Lotion Bars:  Who knew that dandelions could be so versatile?  For so long, I’ve thought that dandelions were just pesky little weeds that were destined to be destroyed by a harmful weed killer, so that the lawn returned to a pristine expanse of green.  In actuality, when utilized correctly, dandelions are beneficial, healthy, and […] Read more…

DIY Lilac Simple Syrup

How to Make Lilac Simple Syrup

It’s lilac season!  Spring is in the air and the flowers are too beautiful to just look at.  As such, I’ve found multiple ways to use these herbaceous purple flowers in recipes and crafts.  In order to get lilacs infused into recipes, you’ll need to make this lilac simple syrup recipe.  As we all know, […] Read more…

Why You MUST Start Fermenting Chicken Feed NOW

How to Ferment Chicken Feed

When I first heard about fermented chicken feed, I had no idea what that meant.  I had never heard of fermenting before, besides knowing that kimchi was fermented.  But chicken feed?  Hey, I didn’t have to eat it, so I wanted to try it.  Guess what?  It works!  So you need to know why and […] Read more…

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I love it when Easter comes around.  For me, it marks the true beginning of Spring and the growth of new life.  Flowers start to bloom and the sun shines a little longer in the day.  Easter means dying my farm fresh eggs to make a pretty centerpiece.  Spring means that I can pull out […] Read more…

Homemade Wood Floor Cleaner

When I first purchased my home, I was happy to discover that the original owner had purchased natural hardwood floors for the entire first floor.  The floors were even hand-stained by the owner.  That’s proud craftsmanship there!  But as with anything in a home, even floors eventually need to be cleaned.  So I created my […] Read more…

How to Make a Chicken Saddle

How to Make a Chicken Saddle

The day finally came.  My chickens need chicken saddles.  Why I thought for sure I would be exempt from this, I don’t know.  But I just recently noticed that FOUR of my chickens needed saddles, stat!  Oh, Fernando, my beloved rooster, why do you have to love the ladies so much?!  So I had to […] Read more…

Best Laundry Booster Scents

Best Laundry Booster Scents

Now that I’ve made the move to make my household green and chemical-free, I decided to make my own laundry scent booster.  The laundry scent booster is a quick and easy way to get that long-lasting smell in your clean clothes without any fake perfumes or dyes.  Here, I’ve gathered the best essential oil laundry […] Read more…

10 Easy DIY Mason Jar Crafts

As the holidays were just around the corner, I had purchased mason jars so that I could make my own gifts.  But what to make was the question.  I knew that I could make my own cookie jar mix and give it away as a present.  My husband’s family members are not really bakers, so […] Read more…

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How to Make Jerky

I didn’t know how to make jerky for the longest time until I was taught this method by my wonderful Father, Kerry.  My dad’s been doing this recipe for years.  Now that I have my own little homestead, I was ready to jump on the jerky bandwagon.  Plus, my husband and I just started the […] Read more…