DIY

How to Create a DIY Stock Tank Pool: The Ultimate Guide

Stock tank pools are all the rage! And it’s easy to see why: they provide a convenient, affordable and low-maintenance way to cool off during hot summer days! Our step-by-step guide will help you create and maintain your own DIY stock tank pool!    One hot summer...

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 little...

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! We had...

DIY Herbal Insect Repellent

This DIY insect repellant is made by making a strong mint infusion and combining it with essential oils. It's a gentle option for fighting those bugs this summer! Who has mint that is growing like crazy this time of year? *Raises both hands*  Our new fixer upper home...

How to Make Smudge Sticks from Garden Fresh Herbs

“So you’re a witch now?” That’s the question I got when I made smudge sticks for the first time! It made me laugh out loud, because that we had just learned that the tiny town we moved to is rumored to have a high witch population! But I definitely am not interesting...