More homesteading tips and advice from my friend over at Butterberry Farm.
My little Jada was shucking corn for the first time. But she wasn’t in it for the corn, no, she was on a hunt… for worms!
“We got together some big bowls and walked down to the blueberry bushes. The bushes were full of bright blue berries, and I thought it would be no problem gathering a gallon of them pretty quickly. I was ready to start picking away, but slowed myself as I noticed that Addy was studying the berries.”
“We soon went inside to get out of the heat. Addy had traded some blueberries for green beans at the farmer’s market, and she had tons of them to prepare for canning! When I saw the huge boxes full of beans, enough to make over 5 gallons canned, I offered my novice help.”
Tips for keeping your fresh potatoes from sprouting too quickly.
“I’ve recently decided that I will not be buying any more store bought maple syrup, not only because of the expense, but also all of the preservatives and junk in them.This recipe came out so good, I wanted to share it with all of you…”
This is THE BEST recipe I have ever used for making pancakes. Every one comes out perfectly every time. Definitely a keeper!
“Somehow we got on the subject of herbs and herbal remedies. I told her that I had Pink Eye last week, and how my doc. bill was $87! She said smiling, “You know, there’s an herb for that.””
“It’s so easy to make, and really kicks plain old carrots up a notch! And the best part is that the kids gobble them up!”
“You don’t have to have a long clothes line to be able to hang dry a lot of clothes…”
My sister’s review of one popular homemade deodorant recipe. See what she thinks…
It’s time to start saving big bucks by replacing the disposable items you use on a daily basis with washable, reusable alternatives!
Lessons from Butterberry Farm, and money saving soap making tips.
“It’s really easier than you think. And believe me, you will feel so good about what your baby is eating because you will know exactly what is in it. And, you will save your family lots of MONEY!!”
“As we drove home through the country roads, I began asking tons of questions. I asked about how she does her laundry, how she feeds her animals, how she stores her flour and sugar, how she makes her yogurt and bread, what kinds of herbs she uses, and on and on. She was very sweet to tell me everything I was so curious to know.”
“What an inspiration! I honestly didn’t know people still knew how to do these things. I am so excited about what more I have to learn from this incredible woman and her family on Butterberry Farm!”