I like to give gifts that are meaningful and homegrown, homemade whenever possible. Giving gifts for the tea lover is no exception. Thankfully, the options for frugal, homegrown, and homemade tea gifts are abundant. Tea Strainers Tea is by it’s very nature is a simple drink but a few accessories makes it better. A strainer is […]
Ideas for Home & Hobby
Live a simple, slow life with these creative ideas for home & hobby so that life can be intentionally and joyfully handmade.
Mint is a productive, almost invasive plant in the home herb garden. That productivity is an amazing boon for folks that enjoy mint and the folks that love to give homemade & homegrown gifts to them. Gather large bunches and make these easy homegrown mint gifts now to give later. Mint Infused Honey One of […]
As the earth awakens from its long winter nap, so do our homes. It’s a great time to clean out clutter and clean out the dust that gathered from a long season spent inside. Get the home ready to wake up with this simple cleaning checklist. Simple Cleaning Supplies Whether you do a supremely deep […]
It’s always best to actually get outside into nature to fully embrace seasonal living. However, bringing bits of it inside is never a bad idea. Bring nature inside this winter to help celebrate the earth’s beauty in each season and grow your connection to the natural rhythm of the earth. Winter Bits of Nature to […]
I like candles as a centerpiece at the dinner table. This is as true for Tuesday nights as it for feasts or special occasions. I especially like those candles during the dark days of late fall and early winter. It doesn’t have to be anything fancy and because I tend to want to bring nature […]
Homemade hot cocoa mix is a delightful and easy thing to make. It’s sweet, delicious, and warming when the temperature and life get cold. Homemade hot chocolate mix also makes a frugal and wonderful gift in a jar. The following homemade hot cocoa mix recipe is the ideal base for yourself or for spicing it […]