How to Make a Christmas Wreath from Mason Jar Rings

How to Make a Christmas Wreath from Mason Jar Rings

This adorable Christmas wreath is made from Mason jar rings and wash tape! Spoiler alert: it’s so easy to make! You only need a few supplies and about half an hour! As a thrifty Millennial homesteader (aka: a broke Millennial homesteader), I try to spend as...
How to Make a Festive DIY Chili Pepper Garland

How to Make a Festive DIY Chili Pepper Garland

This easy-to-make chili pepper garland is a fun way to use extra peppers from your garden harvest! What could be better than decor made from your own garden produce?! Pretty much nothing, in my opinion! Last year was the “year of the pepper” in our garden!...
How to Make Fire Cider: A Super-Tonic for Cold & Flu Season!

How to Make Fire Cider: A Super-Tonic for Cold & Flu Season!

Fire cider is a powerful immune-boosting super tonic that can be easily made by infusing apple cider vinegar! Keep it on hand for colds, flus and other times when your immune system needs extra support! When I tell people about fire cider, I’m pretty sure they think...
How to Make Dried Herb Soap with Mint, Chamomile & Rosemary

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

This easy-to-make soap uses a melt-n-pour soap base and dried mint, chamomile and rosemary from the garden! It’s flavored with essential oils and smells as good as it looks! I’m working up my courage to make lye-based goat milk soaps.  In the meantime, while my...
How to Make a DIY Chick Brooder from an Old Entertainment Cabinet

How to Make a DIY Chick Brooder from an Old Entertainment Cabinet

From trash to treasure: We upcycled an entertainment cabinet to create a one-of-a-kind DIY chick brooder (with farmhouse flare!) that would meet all of our needs! Do you ever wonder if you have become a crazy chicken person? A great test is to ask yourself “Am I...
How to Make Apple Cider Vinegar

How to Make Apple Cider Vinegar

Apple season is just starting to come to a close here in the Northwest. It’s one of my favorite times of year – there is something so magical and exciting about harvesting basketfuls of beautiful apples.  I’m very happy that our new home has a mature apple...