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 […]
Crafts & Creativity
Single use canning lids are obviously limited in their use. I mostly use them for storing dry goods after canning. However, they also make for delightful upcycled canning lid gift tags. These simple tags add dimension to gifts while allowing us to use up those single use lids in a fun and easy way. This is […]
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 […]