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DIY Liquid Hand Soap Step by Step

October 31, 2018 Tara Dodrill 4

DIY liquid hand soap is not only super easy to make, it will save you a lot of money without subjecting your body to harsh and potentially dangerous chemicals found in most commercial liquid soaps. […]

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How to Render Lard Step by Step

October 28, 2018 Tara Dodrill 1

Rendering animal fat into lard will not only save you money, but provide you with a sustainable source of cooking and baking material from the hogs you raise yourself. This may be the easiest and […]

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Pumpkin Seed Oil for Your Health

October 12, 2018 Jessica Faidley 0

Well, here we are. The season of pumpkin everything is right around the corner. I walked into the grocery store yesterday and they already had pumpkin ice cream and pumpkin flavored coffee lining their shelves. […]

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How to Be Frugal On the Homestead

October 7, 2018 Linda Wilson 7

Being frugal on the homestead is a way of life for most homesteaders. Learning vintage skills and frugal ways of doing things is often a way of survival. Many new homesteaders learn these skills from […]

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Ironweed Medicinal Uses (and More)

October 2, 2018 Tara Dodrill 0

Ironweed is not the nuisance weed many rural folks think it is, not by a long shot. The beautiful purple weed that flourishes in horse pastures and fields offers a bounty of medicinal benefits.The wildflower […]