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Preventing and Treating Coccidiosis in Chickens

Preventing and Treating Coccidiosis in Chickens

Backyard chickens are easy to keep when you have the essentials in place to keep them healthy. Sometimes, however, chickens get sick just like any other living being. The most common chicken ailment is called Coccidiosis, often known as Cocci (pronounced cox-y). Preventing and treating […]

Jar Opener Easy Sewing Project

Jar Opener Easy Sewing Project

Sometimes you need a little extra traction to open a tight fitting lid on a jar. This jar opener easy sewing project is the solution. I find myself reaching for it almost daily. Plus it can be made with a fabric to match your kitchen […]

Easy Acorn Cookies for Fall

Easy Acorn Cookies for Fall

These easy acorn cookies are adorable and truly simple to make. They would be fun to add to a Thanksgiving dessert table or a fall birthday party. You don’t need a special occasion to make easy acorn cookies though. My two-year-old son becomes more interested […]

Make Fresh Avocado Bath Bombs with Real Avocado

Make Fresh Avocado Bath Bombs with Real Avocado

Avocado is a healthy fat with hydrating properties. When combined with lemongrass, fresh avocado bath bombs give you an invigorating burst of energy while hydrating your skin. They are easy to make, so you can have an energizing soak as often as you’d like. Your […]

Instant Pot Candied Pecans

Instant Pot Candied Pecans

My husband cannot walk past anyone selling candied nuts in the mall or at a festival. The smells lures him in, and he ends up buying multiple servings to take some home. It is one of his guilty pleasures. Now that we live in a […]

5 Things You Need to Raise Healthy Chickens

5 Things You Need to Raise Healthy Chickens

Whether you start your flock by hatching eggs, buying chicks or getting adults, you will need five basic items to raise healthy chickens. This post will help guide you on what is needed right away and what you may have some time to get. Should […]

Loofah Soap with Jojoba Beads & Essential Oils

Loofah Soap with Jojoba Beads & Essential Oils

Loofah soap is fantastic for exfoliating, cleansing, and moisturizing your skin all at the same time. Did you know you can grow loofah in your garden? Really! It’s a fibrous interior of a fruit that is dried and used as a sponge. I recently learned […]

Panera Bread Green Tea Copycat Recipe

Panera Bread Green Tea Copycat Recipe

Panera Bread green tea is the best! 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 […]

Backyard Chickens – Everything You Need to Know

Backyard Chickens – Everything You Need to Know

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 […]

Instant Pot Blueberry Jam with Only 2 Ingredients

Instant Pot Blueberry Jam with Only 2 Ingredients

Instant pot blueberry jam is easy to make, 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 meal. The nicest […]

Tote Bag Upcycle from $1 Placemats

Tote Bag Upcycle from $1 Placemats

You can make this tote bag upcycle from two, $1 placemats 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 […]

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 […]