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 earn an income 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...
Four Tips for Planning Your Best Garden Yet!

Four Tips for Planning Your Best Garden Yet!

I’ve been guilty (a time or two!) of racing head-first into the nursery and buying every plant in sight, only to get home and wonder what the heck I just did.  Gardening can be so exciting that it’s easy to lose focus! Have you ever ended up at the end of...