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Homesteading and Homemaking Link-Up May 8, 2018

Homesteading and Homemaking Link-Up May 8, 2018

You all linked up some fantastic homesteading and homemaking posts last week! They are all pinned on Pinterest (because they were that good), and hopefully you met some new bloggers too. I know I did!  Thanks for helping this link-up party gain some traction. Isn’t […]

Moisturizing Essential Oil Pink Grapefruit Soap

Moisturizing Essential Oil Pink Grapefruit Soap

How stinking cute are these soaps?! They are super hydrating for your skin and smell wonderful too. I had never tried making soap before and didn’t know what it entailed, so I called in an expert friend on this one. We spent an afternoon creating […]

Homesteading and Homemaking Link-Up

Homesteading and Homemaking Link-Up

The internet is filled with talented homesteaders and homemakers, and I know from experience that they are the nicest people. (Well, they are at least tied with RV-ers and campers!) I am excited to partner with one of these talented bloggers, Kayla, The Homesteading Homemaker, […]

Comprehensive List of Plants to Grow for Healthy Chickens

Comprehensive List of Plants to Grow for Healthy Chickens

Did you know you can grow plants to ensure the health of your chickens? Several flowers, greens, berries and even vegetables can add to a chicken’s well being in a variety of ways. Chances are a garden is already in the works on your homestead, […]

Easy 5-Minute Wash Cloth Soap Holder

Easy 5-Minute Wash Cloth Soap Holder

Never drop the soap again with this easy, 5-minute wash cloth soap holder! Slip your favorite soap inside the wash cloth holder making it easy to grip. It extends the life of your soap too by making the last tiny bits useable. That’s a great […]

Dresser Makeover in Kelly Green

Dresser Makeover in Kelly Green

Disclosure: This dresser makeover post is sponsored by D. Lawless Hardware. All thoughts and opinions are my own. We are slowly but surely filling our small, temporary home with cheerful color after living in a RV for two years. Our latest project is another dresser […]

Pallet Wood Quilt Batting Holder

Pallet Wood Quilt Batting Holder

This quilt batting holder is AWESOME! My husband surprised me by making it while I was out of town for a few days. The mount holds a roll of quilt batting up off the floor which allows all other surfaces in my craft and sewing […]

5 Smart Reasons to Rent a RV for Your Next Family Vacation

5 Smart Reasons to Rent a RV for Your Next Family Vacation

Living in a RV for two years taught us a lot about valuing our time together. Less space meant less time taking care of things and more time taking care of ourselves. Our RV was totaled, but we would do it all again in a […]

How to Choose an Egg Incubator

How to Choose an Egg Incubator

There are many choices when considering which incubator you want to use for hatching chicks from eggs. This post will tell you everything you need to know before making a purchase. There are three options available to anyone wanting to hatch their own eggs in […]

Idaho Pasture Pigs

Idaho Pasture Pigs

We have been raising Idaho Pasture Pigs since August 2017 at the Happiest Camper Homestead in Big Stone Gap, VA.  It is a new breed of pigs that are not aggressive and graze for food.  Idaho Pasture Pigs are a medium sized pig that reach a […]