How to Make Eggplant Jerky

How to Make Eggplant Jerky

Jerky… Made from eggplant… That tastes like the real deal. Go ahead and be skeptical. I was too! But once you taste it… O-M-Goodness! You will be a believer too! Eggplant is a totally awesome veggie: it’s very versatile and it absorbs flavors...
Ten Creative Ways to Use all that Zucchini

Ten Creative Ways to Use all that Zucchini

I’d like to take a moment to talk about an illness that afflicts many households this time of year: Zucchini Overwhelm Are you suffering from Zucchini Overwhelm? Common symptoms of zucchini overwhelm include, but are not limited to: Fridges and countertops that...
How to Make Dried Herb Soap with Mint, Chamomile & Rosemary

How to Make Dried Herb Soap with Mint, Chamomile & Rosemary

I’m working up my courage to make lye-based goat milk soaps.  In the meantime, while my freezer overflows with bags and jars of frozen goat milk, I decided to try my hand at melt-n-pour soaps instead. You know, playin’ it safe! 😉  The melt-n-pour soap was soooo simple...
How to Use Mint for your Chickens

How to Use Mint for your Chickens

I have a love-hate relationship with mint. Sometimes, I also have a love-hate relationship with my chickens… like when they decide to re-landscape my flowers! But, chickens and mint (while both annoying at times!) make a pretty fantastic combination! When we moved in...
50+ Ways to Make Money from your Homestead

50+ Ways to Make Money from your Homestead

A lot of homesteaders, whether they live on a backyard farm or a full-sized homestead, want to find a way to make money from their homestead.  We work very hard on our homesteads and it would be great to be able to see some sort of a monetary return on our...