Every year when the weather turns cool (the start of chapped lip season!) I make a new batch of homemade lip balm. It always ends
Making lard soap… is there anything more homestead-y than that? Karl’s grandma (a real-deal homesteader and farmer) tells a story about how when she was
Eventually everything comes back into style, doesn’t it? I’m happy to see lard back in a positive light, and even happier to see old-fashioned skills,
My parents planted a Christmas tree farm when I was just a young girl, so I grew up learning to make holiday decorations to sell for extra
It doesn’t happen often, but when I get the sniffles I turn into a big whiney baby. I’m useless. No pushing through and carrying on
Yep, I’ve been slathering lard on my lips. And honey, naturally. Join me, won’t you?
My lips need extra TLC all year round: in the
It’s off the to the races! Or at least that’s what it feels like…
This year marks our third spring on the homestead. I thought
In celebration of the year that you were born, you should have the finest. You deserve the Cadillac of birthday candles on your three-tiered, from scratch, chocolate
I can’t quite put my finger on why homesteaders appreciate frugality so much.
Is it because we are a most-practical bunch?
Is it because we
Egg Shop Closed for Business
Well, it’s happened. Our 1.5 year old hens are in the middle of a molt PLUS are feeling the effects