Welcome to the From the Farm Hop 3/4/16! Continue reading “From the Farm Hop 3/4/16”
Are you wanting to make your Easter celebrations more meaningful? Here’s a simple, inexpensive tradition to adopt with your family to more keenly feel the joy of Easter morning on your homestead. Why does Maundy Thursday in the farmhouse matter? Continue reading “Maundy Thursday in the Farmhouse”
It’s always amazing to me how fascinated children are when they visit the homestead. They love the vegetable beds, the goats, the fruit trees, the chickens and, of course, the bees. (They’re stinging insects, duh).
Interested in networking with the awesomest group of future homesteaders around? Well, here’s how to host a farm tour for children! FYI, this post includes experienced advice, tutorial links and free downloads. Continue reading “How to Host a Farm Tour for Children”
I’m always looking for recipes to make with the various seeds, legumes and grains eternally soaking on my kitchen counter – I always seem to have something percolating there! The other night we tried soaked chick pea salsa and I knew I had to share it with you as summer approaches. Continue reading “Soaked Chick Pea Salsa”
The first-first thing I want to say is, read the directions to learn how to process raw honey with an extractor. It’s such a basic step and one I too often neglect in my zeal to try a new thing! We’ve processed quite a bit of honey over the years but this was our first time using a honey extractor and, may I just say, hallelujah! Can I get an amen?!! Here it is, how to process raw honey with an extractor… Continue reading “How to process raw honey with an extractor”
Homemade condiments were off my radar for a long time. You don’t make mayonnaise; you buy mayonnaise at the store. Right?! Uh, never again because homemade mayonnaise is easy and tasty. Continue reading “Homemade Mayonnaise”
Here are over 25 detailed ideas on how to get a little homestead side hustle working for you this year. Tips, advice and possible pitfalls. Plus, a reminder that you don’t HAVE to do it all, if you decide not to!
If you’re looking for a unique gift for that special gardener in your life, try these 3 seed gift ideas. Each seed gift idea is simple to make from materials you may already have on hand. These DIY gifts are so easy that even kids can make them with some supervision. Celebrate Earth Day, Easter or Mother’s Day with these unique gifts! Continue reading “3 Seed Gifts”
Using ones you buy or ones you make, you can decorate candles with kids this holiday for simple decoration or to give as gifts. This is a frugal DIY holiday gift and decoration idea that also provides a new and useful skill. Plus, it’s super fun to decorate candles with kids at parties for any holiday – Valentine’s Day, Easter, Christmas! Why send your guests home with plastic toys and more candy? Decorate candles together for a unique craft; here’s how.