Tags » Homesteader

DIY deodorant

I have found that a lot of deodorants are ineffective and also come with a huge list of ingredients that I can’t pronounce. We often say, if we can’t pronounce the ingredient then we shouldn’t ingest it. 420 more words


DIY non-toxic cleaner

This is so simple it’s ridiculous. I love Murphy’s floor cleaner but after using this I will not purchase another bottle. Not because I don’t love their product, this is far cheaper and I really think the end result is just as good, if not better. 173 more words


Seedlings aren't for the faint of heart

Let me start by saying I am by no means a professional when it comes to growing food. I am however very passionate about it and eager to learn whatever I can from whoever will teach me. 675 more words


Homesteader Blues and running water.

According to one authority, Alaska has six times as many people living without running water as the rest of the nation. Given that 1.6 million Americans lived without running water in 2014, according to the Washington Post, that’s quite a few. 281 more words

DIY laundry detergent for a YEAR

Being a parent is awesome.

You think you appreciate your parents before but once you have a child you really really appreciate them and may even make a phone call like, “Mom, I’m so sorry for what I ever put you through!” like I did. 297 more words

Prairie Ribbons

Rusted steel ribbons spiked down on creosote ties
Connected dreams to ambitions with dollars and a note.
Silver tracks pointed westward reflecting bright prairie skies… 142 more words


Go get that "dough"!

Today was yet again another gorgeous day! Today is also April Fool’s Day, my bonus brother’s (Brandon) birthday, our two Cane Corso’s (Vincenzo and Rucca) 3rd birthday, and my little girl is 11 weeks old! 617 more words