Author: HappiestCamper2

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 […]

Easy Hanging Kitchen Towel Sewing Project

Easy Hanging Kitchen Towel Sewing Project

With one row of sewing and a button, you can make a hanging kitchen towel. This is one of those projects that is so easy and obvious, but you will use it every day. Hang the hand towel on the handle of your oven so […]

S’mores Popcorn Balls

S’mores Popcorn Balls

S’mores aren’t just for camping. These S’mores popcorn balls are fun to make and eat anywhere. Using graham cracker cereal in place of the graham crackers is pretty clever. Warning: They are addicting. I bet you can’t eat just one! Ingredients: 1 bag Microwave Natural […]

How to REALLY Make Money Homesteading

How to REALLY Make Money Homesteading

Can you make money homesteading? Absolutely! There are lots of ways to create sustainable sources of income from your homestead if you want to. Some homesteaders simply enjoy the lifestyle and choose not to use it as a financial means. That’s great too. Here at […]

Feed Sack to Tote Bag Easy Upcycle

Feed Sack to Tote Bag Easy Upcycle

Are feed sacks piling up on your homestead? Don’t throw them away! Repurpose them into tote bags. The material is durable enough to withstand quite a bit of weight. The totes are perfect for shopping at the farmer’s market or grocery store. You can make […]

Easy Summer Egg Salad

Easy Summer Egg Salad

Making egg salad is a great way to put all the fresh eggs from your chickens to use. It’s easy, affordable, and this recipe has fewer calories because the mayonnaise is supplemented with yogurt. Whip up this quick egg salad to bring to a summer […]

What 23 Homesteaders Love Most About Homesteading

What 23 Homesteaders Love Most About Homesteading

Homesteaders seem to love what they do. They are up with the sun every morning working to take of care of livestock, tend the garden, and reap their rewards. This is the second post in a series where I interview homesteaders to find out more […]

Camping Scavenger Hunt Riddles

Camping Scavenger Hunt Riddles

Camping is a favorite childhood memory. Getting away from day-to-day responsibilities, exploring nature, and enjoying time together is what camping is all about. We are looking forward to taking Sadler on his first camping trip this summer with many more to follow. Keep kids of […]

Inspirational Gardening Free Printable

Inspirational Gardening Free Printable

Do you feel buried by the daily stressors of life? Grocery shopping, diapers, cooking, bills, repeat.  This quote has many meanings, yet it is so simple. Display it in your home as a reminder of your potential. You are not buried. You are planted. Wonderful […]