I know. I’m years behind picking up on this craze. I’ve been hearing about the benefits of coconut oil forever. People in the crunchy communities and these days even most suburban housewives are familiar with the near Devine powers of this magical goop but despite all I’d heard, I couldn’t bring myself to see past… Continue reading Jumping on the Coconut Oil Bandwagon: Is it Really All That?
Autumn has always meant apples to me. Growing up, my grandmother would take us into the mountains once the leaves had gotten well on their way to turning so that we could enjoy the colorful foliage, and more importantly to me, stop at some of the produce stands and markets selling tons of freshly picked,… Continue reading Recipe Time! Apple Cobbler
Did you know it’s totally easy to have an abundant supply of this and many other foods without ever having to buy them again? It’s true. You can reuse this same batch again and again.
I made this texture exploration quiet book for my preschool class. It’s simple even for the less than crafty. Here’s how to make your own.
We all want our children to have the best possible start in life, to grow and learn as human beings as they progress through childhood. For some parents that means sifting through the unending torrent of educational toys offered by stores and online. There all all kinds of apps and toys with flashy lights and… Continue reading Homemade Toys
Do you know how super easy it is to make homemade butter? You don’t even have to have a cow or a local farm that sells raw milk to do it so us urban homesteaders can get in on the action too! All you need is some heavy whipping cream. That’s it, seriously! Now, you… Continue reading Homemade Butter!
This past week my husband and daughter build this beautiful bookshelf together. Here’s how they did it.