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Copycat Panera Bread Green Tea

Copycat Panera Bread Green Tea

Panera Bread makes the best green tea. The closest one is 45 minutes away from our rural homestead, so I figured out how to make my own. It is SO easy too! Plus it doesn’t have any added sugar. This sweet tea loving gal was […]

Everything You Need to Know About Getting Backyard Chickens

Everything You Need to Know About Getting Backyard Chickens

Are you thinking about getting backyard chickens? They can be a great addition to your family as both pets and a source of food, but there are some things to consider before getting chickens. Does your city or town allow them? Where will you keep […]

2 Ingredient Instant Pot Blueberry Jam

2 Ingredient Instant Pot Blueberry Jam

Blueberry jam is so easy to make with an instant pot, and it only has two ingredients! There is no added sugar or anything you can’t pronounce. Put this blueberry jam on biscuits, toast, and my personal favorite, waffles. My toddler wants it for every […]

$1 Placemat to Tote Bag Easy Upcycle

$1 Placemat to Tote Bag Easy Upcycle

Turn two $1 placemats into a tote bag in about 10 minutes! This is another super easy and frugal sewing project that is perfect for beginners. The tote bag is a good size for everyday use. I love to throw a few toys and snacks […]

Red Lobster Cheddar Biscuits Copycat Recipe

Red Lobster Cheddar Biscuits Copycat Recipe

Do you love the cheddar biscuits at Red Lobster? We certainly do! They are on the short list of things we miss since moving to a rural area. The closest Red Lobster is over an hour away, so we learned how to make them at […]

Choose the Right Craft Glue for Your Project

Choose the Right Craft Glue for Your Project

There are many different types of craft glue on the market today. When creating a craft that requires glue, you want to make sure the glue you use is the correct glue for the project. Sometimes when the wrong glue is used, the craft project […]

Foil Packet Camping Meals You’ll Love

Foil Packet Camping Meals You’ll Love

Keep meal planning easy with these 20 foil packet camping meals. Cook them over a fire, on a grill, or even in your RV oven. All ingredients can be prepped in advance, and there is no messy pan to clean. Foil packet meals are great […]

$1 Placemat to Apron Easy Sewing Project Upcycle

$1 Placemat to Apron Easy Sewing Project Upcycle

This easy apron sewing project takes five minutes to make and costs about $2. It is made from two woven placemats from the dollar store, and it’s reversible! There are pockets on both sides, so you can secure your money and phone in the interior […]

DIY Dishwasher Detergent

DIY Dishwasher Detergent

Making your own dishwasher detergent is fast and easy, not to mention much cheaper than buying those expensive pods at the store. When you make it at home, your dishes are being washed without chemicals and come out squeaky clean. It only takes a few […]

Advice for a New Homesteader

Advice for a New Homesteader

Are you starting your own homestead? It can be overwhelming to figure out where to begin. What do you do first? Get chickens? Plant a garden? I asked 23 homesteaders what advice they would give to someone new to the homesteading lifestyle. Many of their […]