How to Create Extra Coziness and Warmth at Home This Winter

Many of us are feeling anxious and stressed lately as the pandemic continues to take a toll. To combat this, take refuge...

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

Old Country Home

When we were just tiny toddlers, my older brother and I hopped into our parent's old Nash automobile so excited about visiting our grandparents...

Easy Horse Manure Management

To keep your horse healthy, you need to manage your horse manure. By removing manure daily, you prevent water contamination, horse parasites and stable...

Mustard a Favorite Cover Crop

At least seventeen crops are being used for cover crop farming. Each crop has its own benefits and disadvantages. Mustard is emerging the favorite...

Family and Pets

How to Make Peanut Butter Bones for Your Dog

If you want to give your dog healthy treats that he will love, give him some peanut butter bones. These are not only delicious...

The Flea-Free Guide

Ridding Your House and Pets of Fleas for the Entire Summer We all hate fleas. If you own pets then you might be more used...

10 Foods Your Dog Should Not Eat

Humans have both an extreme strength and an extreme weakness when it comes to loving their pets. Dog owners in particular are known for...

Down Home Cooking

How to Make Pumpkin Puree

Each year, eighty percent of the pumpkins grown in the USA are harvested in October. Commercially canned puree is probably the most familiar edible...

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...

California Walnut Butter

Walnut butter is easy to make, and offers a variety of convenient applications. California Walnut Butter Spread on crostini and garnish with a...
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Planting Bulbs for Springtime Flowers

Its time to start planning ahead for a dazzling showcase of spring flowers. Plant an assortment of spring blooming bulbs before the first frost...

How to Create Extra Coziness and Warmth at Home This Winter

Many of us are feeling anxious and stressed lately as the pandemic continues to take a toll. To combat this, take refuge...

The Lavender Lady

At lavender harvest time, you still can seen ladies with big baskets on their arms walking the streets of old Europe. Their...

Autumn Smile – William Cullen Bryant

"Autumn,  the year's last, loveliest smile." ~ William Cullen Bryant

Ten Tips for Halloween and Children with Disabilities

Halloween can be a fun time, but it also has an element of scariness about it for both kids and their parents. Here are...

Crafts

Halloween Decorations on a Dime

Want to create spooktacular Halloween party on a budget? Follow these low-cost decorating tips to create a howling good party! Creating a frightfully fun scene...

Ten Ways to Celebrate Leaf Season

It's Leaf Season! Red, gold and amber against a deep blue sky, frosty air filled with the scent of burning wood and ripe apples, migrating...

Tips to Make Your Homemade Halloween Costume a Hit

With Halloween around the corner, many of us will be scoping out our closets and basements or hitting up family and friends for items...

Thanksgiving Craft: DIY Leaf Napkin Rings

These classy looking autumn inspired napkin rings will add the perfect touch to any Thanksgiving feast. As an added bonus they are very easy...

The Gratitude Wreath

Bring a little bit of autumn indoors. Family and friends help create this wreath by sharing what they are thankful for on brightly colored leaves. Every member of the family can contribute to this beautiful wreath. This is a great, concrete, visual way to put meaning back in the holidays for children.

Water Kefir

Water kefir is an increasingly popular probiotic drink that you can make fairly easily and inexpensively at home. It is a simple...

Latest Articles

Best Ways to Use Fall Leaves in Your Garden

Fall leaves are routinely bagged and left at the curb. This is a tragic waste of a valuable resource because fall leaves provide a...

Baking for The Holidays? A Checklist of Pantry Must-Haves

A holiday season without baked goodies would be like a movie without popcorn, burgers without fries or a sundae sans cherry: good but not...

Octobers – L.M. Montgomery

"I'm so glad I live in a world where there are Octobers." ~ L.M. Montgomery

3 Autumn Tasks to Improve The Soil Condition

Autumn is usually the most beneficial season to start working on the soil. When the gardening season starts to wind down, there are several...

Celebrate a Simple Life – J.R.R. Tolkien

"It is no bad thing to celebrate a simple life." ~ J.R.R. Tolkien

Every Leaf – Emily Bronte

"Every leaf speaks bliss to me, fluttering from the autumn tree." ~ Emily Bronte  

Homemade Cleaners – Finding The Ingredients

Common basic ingredients used for most homemade cleaners can be bought in the grocery store. If you want some of the more uncommon ingredients, here...

Top Tips for Taking Care of a Cowhide or Other Animal Skin Rug

Caring for a cow hide or other animal skin rug and accessories Cow hide and other animal skins rugs such as zebra or reindeer have...

10 Autumn Cleaning Tips for Your Home

e've all heard of spring cleaning, but it has been suggested by health experts that such a deep clean should be carried out twice a year - with the second time being autumn.

How to Clean Cat Urine and Remove Cat Urine Odor

There are some nasty smells in the world and topping the list would have to be cat urine odor. Really I don't think there's...

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...