Our grandparents knew how to be frugal and build a Great Depression pantry. My great-grandma grew up during the Great Depression. After her mother died, she ended up in an orphanage, so she didn’t discuss it often, but she did share plenty of stories with me. One story I remember in particular was how sugarRead more
Having cloth diapers during an emergency can be extremely helpful. Whether you’re facing a job loss, a hurricane, or the current pandemic, diapers are pricey, and we don’t always have access to diapers. With my youngest, we switched to disposable diapers after using cloth diapers for ten years, and I now have to worry aboutRead more
Do your kids love Go-Gurts as much as mine do? I have to admit; they’re pretty delicious. However, even the “Simply Go-Gurts” contain chemicals that I don’t necessarily want my children to eat on a regular basis, so I decided to make some homemade yogurt tubes instead. We drink raw milk that we purchase fromRead more
Christmas is upon us. That means you have several weeks ahead to plan and purchase all of the gifts for your loved ones. If your loved ones are gardeners, I have a list of some fantastic gifts they will LOVE! It’s no secret that I love gardening, which is why half of the posts onRead more
Did you know you can preserve vegetables and fruit in a root cellar? Root cellars are a low-maintenance method of food preservation that requires no extra work on your end. Storing fruits and vegetables in a root cellar helps to preserve freshness in the least labor-intensive way possible. Doesn’t that sound awesome? One thing toRead more
Amazon and I have a serious love affair. I’ve been a Prime member for at least three years, and I have no desire to go back to live without Amazon Prime. Despite being a member for so long, I never knew I was missing so many ways you can save money with Amazon Prime. OfRead more
Are you looking for ways to make money on a small homestead? You might think that, since you only have a few acres of land, there is no way to make a profit. You are wrong! There are so many ways to make money on a homestead, no matter the size! Those of us withRead more
Are you intimidated by canning but really want to make your own strawberry jam? This is the recipe to try!
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