The Best Preservative for Wooden Sheds, Lawn Furniture, and Other Outdoor Wood Items

Wood treatments, paint, or other chemicals may not be your best answer when it comes to preserving wood outdoors. Learn why wooden pagodas built in the far east lasted for centuries.

How to Make Natural Facial Scrubs

Want to treat yourself to a little handmade spa action? Check out these facial scrub recipes for dry, normal, and oily skin! Exfoliation is...

Detoxifying, Healing Bath & Foot Soak

Try this detoxifying and healing bath or foot soak with natural sea salts. Natural sea salts are rich in minerals and charged with electrical...

5 Amazing Milk Packs for All Skin Types

Legend has it that Cleopatra used to bathe in milk daily to retain her flawless and beautiful skin. If you are a bride to...

Homesteading

Rabbit Borne Diseases

The Invisible Danger Hiding in Your Yard Have you spotted wild rabbits in your yard? Not only do they love eating your vegetation, they could...

8 Common Myths About Raising Backyard Poultry

From fresh egg production to natural garden fertilizer, there is no shortage of benefits in raising backyard poultry. But even as families become more...

Keeping Chickens – Make Your Own Chicken Food

So you are keeping a few chickens and want to make you own food. Chickens, like us, very much appreciate a varied diet.

Family and Pets

Preparing for Animal Emergencies – The Fist Aid Kit

Hopefully your pet will never have cause for emergency medical treatment but it is important for all pet owners to be prepared "just in...

How to Make Homemade Dry Dog Food

If you are anything like me, your dog is not just a dog. HE is your baby, your companion, and the most loyal friend...

Things We Learned From Being Raised By Good-Hearted Parents

Every time I get asked what my parents is like, I could not think of the times they were angry at me nor the...

Down Home Cooking

How to Make Strawberry Fruit Jam

A homemade jar of strawberry jam provides a taste of summer. Here's how to make it.

Baked Apple Chips

Apples contain dietary fiber, as well as a variety of phytochemicals, such as quercetin, being studied for its anti-inflammatory properties. Baked Apple Chips Makes 8 servings....

Freezing and Drying Techniques to Preserve Fresh Herbs

Fresh herbs grown in the kitchen or garden can help to inject a variety of flavors to any dish. Garden herbs are possible to...
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Welcome December

The Month of December brings many special moments: “I heard a bird sing in the dark of December. A magical thing. And sweet to remember....

The Second Week of December for The Winter Gardener

When you are checking on your flower garden, tips may be pinched out from the tops of the wallflowers to encourage sturdiness. An open,...

Make Elegant and Personalized Christmas Ornaments in Less Than 10 Minutes

Have you ever looked through those boxes of Christmas ornaments of yours either before or after Christmas, and wondered how in the world you...

Gardening in The First Week of December

Contrary to popular opinion, there is still plenty to do both outside, inside, and not forgetting the greenhouse at this bleak time of year,...

Sustainable Stocking Stuffers for The Whole Family

Racking your brain to come up with gift ideas for loved ones during the holidays can be tricky. Why not give back to the earth and introduce family members and friends to more sustainable practices? Here are 3 ways to make stockings a little greener this season.

Crafts

Make Elegant and Personalized Christmas Ornaments in Less Than 10 Minutes

Have you ever looked through those boxes of Christmas ornaments of yours either before or after Christmas, and wondered how in the world you...

Sustainable Stocking Stuffers for The Whole Family

Racking your brain to come up with gift ideas for loved ones during the holidays can be tricky. Why not give back to the earth and introduce family members and friends to more sustainable practices? Here are 3 ways to make stockings a little greener this season.

Easy Handmade Christmas Crafts for Kids

Christmas is a great time to spend more time with your kids. You can not only shop together, bake together, complete Christmas cards together,...

How to Make Your Own Vintage Christmas Cards

A pink frosted Christmas tree, a family inside a jalopy, Santa Claus’ smiling face, holly and mistletoe, angels and puppies by a frosted window,...

Homemade Christmas Gift Ideas

Are you looking for the best homemade Christmas gift ideas? Whether you just want to save money or give a gift that feels more unique...

Is An Adrenal Boosting Diet Right for You?

Tips to Help You Survive the Holiday Season - Stress Free! No one is immune to all stress. A little stress can be a good...

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A Holiday Mule to Warm Up Your Guests

This extra-festive twist on a Moscow mule is sure to spice up your holiday party. Flavoured with the zing of ginger beer, notes of...

Keep Family Traditions Alive

The holidays are here and while this year may feel a bit different, it’s important to keep our family traditions alive. Every family has their own set of traditions that has been passed down from generation to generation, as well as new ones created each year.

Herbed Popcorn Cornbread

This cornbread is made with cheese, chives, popcorn and a mix of the perfect blend of herbs. It's also quick and easy to make.

How to Make the Perfect Thanksgiving Turkey

How to Make the Perfect Thanksgiving Turkey

Forever on Thanksgiving Day – Wilbur D. Nesbit

"Forever on Thanksgiving day, the heart will find the pathway home." ~ Wilbur D. Nesbit

Cranberry and Sweet Potato Stuffing

Add some colour and flavor to your table with this delicious stuffing. A perfect marriage of sweet and savoury, this is a recipe the whole family will love.

Organizing Tips to Help You Conquer the Laundry Monster

Laundry. You sort, you wash, you fold, you blink – and the pile of dirty clothes has grown all over again. Laundry is a...

10 Simple Ways to Clean Green

Over the last twenty years, we have learned more and more about the dangers of conventional commercial cleaning products. The link between various cancers,...

How to Use Baking Soda as an Odor Remover

Baking Soda can be used as a natural remedy to remove unwanted odors. Baking soda has been around for quite awhile and should be...

Readers’ Cleaning Solutions, Tips & Ideas – page 1

Tips on how to quiet a squeaky door, clean a thermos, clean a computer, and how to keep car floor dry in winter.

Natural Healthy Cleaning with Tea Tree Essential Oil

Tea Tree oil is one of the most popular of the essential oils. It is one of the strongest natural antiseptics, commonly referred to...