10 Ways a Countertop Dishwasher Will Change Your Life

10 Ways a Countertop Dishwasher Will Change Your Life

Did you know a countertop dishwasher is a thing? A friend of mine shared this bit of intel with me, and my mind was blown. I can have a dishwasher, that doesn’t include my own two hands, in my small rental kitchen? Had I known, I would have bought one … Read More

How to Meal Plan for Camping

How to Meal Plan for Camping

Camping is a great way to spend time with family and friends and get away from the rest of the world. When we unplug and move to take ourselves away from the things in life that stress us, we get an opportunity to see the world from a fresh light … Read More

Oil and Water Dyed Easter Eggs

Oil and Water Dyed Easter Eggs

Hippity hop, Easter’s on its way! Dyed eggs are a staple for every Easter dinner (and lunch the following week). Kids love to make them, and adults love the eat them! These bright, speckled eggs are made with items you probably already have in your pantry. There is no need … Read More

Mega List of Easy Sewing Projects

Easy Sewing Projects

These easy sewing projects are fantastic for beginners and experienced folks too. This list is full of ways to sew something useful and cute in a hurry. From useful home projects to just plain fun to sew. I made several of these easy sewing projects to get to know my … Read More

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 the condition is possible when … Read More

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 and hang on the refrigerator … Read More

Easy Acorn Cookies for Fall

Easy Acorn Cookies

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 in nature every day. We … Read More

Make Fresh Avocado Bath Bombs with Real Avocado

Fresh Avocado Bath Bombs

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 friends will be jealous though. … Read More

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 rural area and don’t run … Read More

5 Things You Need to Raise Healthy Chickens

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 I start with the chicken … Read More

Loofah Soap with Jojoba Beads & Essential Oils

Loofah Soap Jojoba Beads Essential Oil

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 that and it blew my … Read More

Panera Bread Green Tea Copycat Recipe

Copycat Panera Green Tea

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 surprised by that. Drink as … Read More