DIY Garden Plant Markers

Because I’ve been feeling crafty. And because I can’t remember what I put where without referring back to my garden layout sketches. Handpainted Garden Plant Markers Here’s how I made mine… You’ll need: Tiles Acrylic Paint (Outdoor paint...

Whitewash Paint and Milk Paint

There’s no doubt about it… paint is expensive! But there are so many things a homesteader needs paint for. Especially when trying to preserve wood in things such as fencing and animal housing. How’d they do it in the old days, when there wasn’t...

Frugal Decorating: My New Computer Desk

Can I just brag for a moment? ‘Cause I’m still super excited about this awesome yard sale find we lucked up on a couple of weeks ago! Okay, check it out. My new computer desk… Gorgeous, right?! Guess how much I paid for it. You’ll never guess....

A Smart Investment For Your Tax Refund

While everyone can take advantage of a free efile at tax time, I realize that not everybody gets money back after filing taxes. And I do understand that getting money back is often a sign that you paid too much in, and that it would have been wiser to adjust your...