Still looking for the perfect holiday gift for the homesteader, gardener, or home cook in your life? Here are a few ideas to help you wrap up your gift buying this season.
Author Archives: Sheryl Davis
Simple, Homemade Holiday Drink Recipes
Nothing says it’s holiday time like eggnog, hot apple cider, or hot cocoa. Discover how to make these 3 classic holiday drinks from scratch.
How to Ruin the Recipe for Lavender Sugar Scrub Soap Bars (A Cautionary Tale)
This recipe for lavender exfoliating sugar scrub bars looks simply divine, but DIY projects don’t always turn out the way you expect them to. Here’s a story about paying attention to the details and learning a thing or two about soap making before trying any old recipe.
Homemade Mac and Cheese
Looking for a homemade baked macaroni and cheese recipe? This one is made with simple ingredients and real cheese.
30+ Homemade Gift Ideas for the Holidays
Discover 30+ ideas for homemade gifts this holiday season. These are simple DIY gifts that family and friends will love.
Homemade Liquid Dish Soap Recipe
How to make homemade liquid dish soap from Castile soap and a few other basic ingredients.
Simple, Delicious Breakfast Cake
Breakfast cake that tastes like a doughnut. It can easily be adapted to make coffee cake and fruit filled breakfast treats.
Herbal Academy: Rosemary
Rosemary is a Mediterranean herb used to season meats, soups, stews, bread, olive oil, and much more. Adding rosemary to soaps and household cleaning supplies lets you enjoy the earthy aromatics of the woody perennial.
Have a lot of eggs you need to use up? Why not try this recipe for egg custard. It’s a delicious dessert with an old-timey feel.
What Is Modern Homesteading?
Modern homesteading is a way of living that strives for self-sufficiency and sustainability. It has a lot in common with minimalism, hands-on skill seeking, and environmentalism. What’s your reason for homesteading?