This homemade deodorant recipe in a coconut and lavener scent will be made and ready to use in under 5 minutes! A while back, I was perusing Pinterest when I saw an interesting pin. I followed the link to the MommyPotamus web site (Who else! Love her!) and found directions for making this deodorant. But… Read more
Preserving lemons is simple and a wonderful way to enjoy this seasonal citrus year round without sacrificing flavor! PRESERVING LEMONS Every year about this time, my mother announces that their lemons are ready to be picked. This is said more with an expectation than as a random announcement. An expectation that I will pick them… Read more
Meet the homestead hamster! In my opinion, no homestead would be complete without a hamster. This is just my opinion of course, but still. Marshmallow came into our lives in September 2014. He’s a sprightly little fella who loves his beauty sleep. Being that hamsters are nocturnal animals, his beauty sleeps gets disturbed often during… Read more
An elevated dog feeder is wonderful for larger dogs! We are slowly collecting animals around here, and this is our newest addition. Shasta is a big girl. She doesn’t weigh as much as some big dogs, but she is tall. When she stands on her hind legs, she is about 5 1/2 feet from toes… Read more
This pattern is one I have had memorized since I was old enough to knit. I made so many of these when I was a young girl that the pattern has been etched in my brain ever since.
These chalkboard spice jar labels let you reuse your spice jars (or any jar!) again and again! I don’t know about you, but I’m always concocting some herb or spice blend that ends up in a little plastic bag in the back of my spice cabinet. It inevitably gets forgotten, and when I do find… Read more