Hot cocoa seems to be comfort and love in a cup. It’s sweet, delicious, and warming when the temperature and life get cold. Easy and frugal to make, homemade cocoa mix is a great way to spread cheer and comfort. The Basic Homemade Cocoa Mix Hot cocoa mix is essentially nothing more than milk, sugar, […]
Crafts & Creativity
One of the best parts of fall is the colors of the changing leaves. It’s a bright spot in the shortening hours of daylight. Thankfully, we can easily preserve them with some beeswax and make a fall leaf garland. That garland can then brighten our home even in the darkness of Autumn. This is a […]
The great thing about gardening to me, is that it about so much more than simply food. Though food is more than reason enough. The garden can, however; also provide nourishment in the form of healing and skin care. Take for example this handmade chamomile carrot soap recipe. This natural soap recipe comes to us […]
For the home food preservationist, single use canning lids can stack up around the house. I, personally, have a hard time recycling them or throwing them out as it seems like I find lots of uses for them eventually. For years, I’ve been re-using them as plant markers in the garden, they often get put […]
This post has been moved to Packaging Love, our blog dedicated exclusively to the creation of care packages.
Did you put up extra jam or pickles over the summer to save for gift giving? I do this every year and it’s a brilliant way to give homemade gifts without added stress during the busy holiday season. It’s one less thing to make or buy during the busy holiday season and can be easily […]