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 Chili Pepper Garland

How to Make 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

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 Make a DIY Farmhouse Style Chick Brooder

How to Make a DIY Farmhouse Style Chick Brooder

Do you ever wonder if you have become a crazy chicken person? A great test is to ask yourself “Am I creating custom furniture for my chickens based on their needs and comfort?”.  If the answer is “yes”, then congratulations and welcome to the club!  We don’t have a...
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...