Dangerous Household Poisons

Sometimes we don't really think about all the household products that can very dangerous to our health. We may not even consider that they...

Homesteading

How Did Old West Settlers Know What Time it Was?

How did settlers in the Old West really know what time it was? Did they keep close track of the hours and minutes? And...

Simple Guide For Water in Emergency Preparation

To survive a disaster you must make provisions. This involves packaging everything on the prepper's inventory list as soon as possible. Among the items...

Native American Cooking: Pemmican

Native American cooking and recipes cover a broad spectrum. From the east, south, west and northern regions each with their own indigenous food sources....

Family and Pets

Old Time Teething Remedies

Nothing can ‘cure’ teething; after all, it’s not a disease but a right of passage for us all. However, there are some old-fashioned methods...

Keeping Babies Warm in Winter

Each generation has to learn how to dress their new babies for winter weather. Today’s grandma may be in another state or country and...

Homemade Pet Treats: Economical, Easy and Nutritious

Many families are struggling to find time to sit down together for a meal these days so it may seem funny that more people...

Down Home Cooking

Watermelon Rind Kimchi

A traditional Korean side dish, kimchi has made its way into mainstream culture in a big way! This recipe has been tweaked for the...

Freezing Fish

Try to freeze fish as quickly as possible after catching, as they deteriorate rapidly. Before freezing, prepare fish as for cooking. Fish can be...

Pennsylvania Dutch Apple Butter

How to make traditional apple butter.You can use canned or bottled apple juice or cook 1 1/2 - 2 pounds apples with 1 1/2...
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Homemade Household Cleaning Products

Have you ever wondered what people used to clean their house before so many different kinds of cleaning products were so readily available on...

Ways to Clean The Kitchen with Baking Soda

There are really many ways to clean with baking soda. This is one of the best non-poisonous products that you can use to clean...

Cleaning Dishes

Everything you need to know to clean your dishes, glassware, crystal and more. Cast Iron Utensils - Care and Cleaning Seasoning To season utensils, wash and scour...

Thirty Hardwood Floor Cleaning Tip Ideas

When you first glimpse a solid hardwood floor, you sense richness, warmth and natural beauty. Gradually, you get to know its distinct personality and...

Lemongrass Orange Carpet Freshener

Refresh the carpets in your home with this homemade carpet freshener. The baking soda will neutralize odors and the rest will leave a light...

How to Make Calendula Healing Oil and Calendula Healing Balm

Why Make Your Own Healing Herbal Oils They specifically benefit your skin and hair by improving skin hydration and lubrication, by calming and soothing redness,...

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The Showstopper Dessert of the Holiday Season

This classic dessert is sure to be a conversation piece in your holiday dinner. The sugared cranberries are a pretty garnish and take this...

Top Tips to Cozy Your Winter Nest

Get inspired to make your space relaxed and inviting and make the most of the season with these helpful tips and ideas.

Herb Roasted Turkey Breast with Vegetables

If you’re looking for an easier alternative to making a whole turkey for the holidays, try this simple one-pan roast that can still serve up to 10 guests.

Snuggle Up with a Cup of Hot Chocolate

Nothing quite warms you inside and out as a steaming cup of hot chocolate. I enjoy walking in the woods beyond my back yard, especially...

How Plants Improve Mental and Physical Wellness

From improving air quality to having calming and healing benefits, plants are such an important component to keep in your home.

Peppermint Hot Chocolate Baked Alaska

An Ice Cream Cake to Serve All Holiday Long Ice cream nestled on cake and wrapped in toasted meringue is so irresistible. We’re struggling to...