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 […]
Crafts & Creativity
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 […]
Those of us who consider ourselves homesteaders (whether doing it apartment style or on acres of land) are busy people. We’re growing food, raising animals, preserving food, chopping wood, and more while also trying to maintain healthy relationships, earning money, and just generally live life. It can be hard sometimes to find time for anything […]
As a person who is dedicated to doing as much as possible with my hands, I’m an avid crafter and tinkerer. I’m also aggressively frugal. Over the years I’ve learned how to keep all my D.I.Y. projects in line with my frugal and simple living philosophies. If you’re trying how to keep crafting while also saving […]
As we grow close to the end of the year, I started picking up some new wall calendars for our home like many folks, I imagine. The old calendars, however; still hold some purpose not only to keep track of these final weeks of December but also in terms of mailing needs for next year. I […]