Yard Sale

How to Have the Best Yard Sale Ever!

Yard Sale

It's true, I LOVE yard sales!!! I wouldn't call myself a yard sale addict, but I have the urge to stop at almost every yard sale I see along the road! I think it's the fear that I'm missing out on some GREAT find if I don't. I love the show American … [Read more...]

How to Save Money Organic Foods

How to Save Money on Organic Foods

How to Save Money Organic Foods

When you are working hard to eat healthy, it can be costly to afford organic foods.  Here are 5 Tips For Saving On Organic Foods for your family.  Not only can you feel good about what you are putting on the table, you can do so without breaking the … [Read more...]

Sugar Foot Scrub

Super Easy Sugar Foot Scrub

Sugar Foot Scrub

Winter is winding down, and that means it will soon be time to trade the snow boots for sandals and flip-flops. I know that for many people, myself included this means I won't be as concerned with keeping up with my pedicure.  But just because your … [Read more...]

DIY Crystal Softeners

DIY Fabric Softener Crystals

DIY Crystal Softeners

I know I said DIY Foaming Hand soap was super easy, but this is even EASIER! To make homemade Fabric Softener Crystals you simply add 30-40 drops of essentail oils to either Epsom Salt, Coarse Sea Salt, or Coarse Kosher Salt as well!!  I used the … [Read more...]

Homemade Flea and Tick Spray

Homemade Flea & Tick Spray for Pets

Homemade Flea and Tick Spray

With three dogs and a cat, we're always looking for ways to save on pet products. Unfortunately, one of our dogs did contract Lyme disease several years ago in our back yard. Since the collars are so expensive ($15 per pet/per month), and we would be … [Read more...]

Sesame Street Cookie Monster Cupcakes

Sesame Street Birthday Party

Sesame Street Cookie Monster Cupcakes

My niece turned 2 in February, and my sister had this amazing Sesame Street birthday party! I've been wanting to share for awhile, and I'm just now getting around to posting!! These are such adorable ideas! My sister is the Pinterest queen, so I'm … [Read more...]

Coconut oil

10 Ways to Use Coconut Oil

Coconut oil

Our readers know we love natural products for beauty items, many things around the home, cleaning supplies, and more! We've found 10 Ways to Use Coconut Oil:Increase weight loss and increase energy Homemade deodorant (add essential oils and … [Read more...]

DIY Pet Safe Weed Killer

DIY Pet Safe Weed Killer

DIY Pet Safe Weed Killer

  With three dogs and a cat, I've been looking for a pet safe weed killer for a long time. My husband made this homemade weed killer that really works that he got from a friend at work and I just had to share! Ingredients:1 … [Read more...]

How to Raise Backyard Chickens

Raising Backyard Chickens

How to Raise Backyard Chickens

Welcome to our Backyard Homesteading Series! There is nothing like the taste of fresh, free-range brown eggs. They are richer, fresher, and just give food an overall better quality taste.  This is why our family raised egg-laying hens for three … [Read more...]

Compost Pile

Composting

Compost Pile

Welcome to our Backyard Homesteading Series! Composting is one of the quickest ways to get started on your backyard homestead. First, you will have to decide on a location for your compost pile. Also, you will have to decide if you want it enclosed … [Read more...]

lemons

Skincare DIY with Lemons

lemons

When you think about Lemons you probably think it's just for eating, cooking or drinking probably. Well not any more! Lemons are great for MANY things!! My personal favorite is for my skin. Lemons won't fix your skin overnight, but they can help … [Read more...]