Learn How to Make Your Own Dehydrated Potatoes

Learn How to Make Your Own Dehydrated Potatoes

In this article, you’ll learn how to dehydrate potatoes and use your dehydrated potatoes to make everyone’s favorite: potatoes au gratin! Although I’m not a big fan of box mixes, I have to admit that they are convenient. One of my favorite ones is the box that has the dried potatoes with the sauce packets. […]

Learn How to Make the Best DIY Foaming Hand Soap

Learn How to Make the Best DIY Foaming Hand Soap

This DIY foaming hand soap is easy to make, inexpensive, and effective! Follow these simple steps to make this homemade foaming hand soap! I’ve made hard bar soap, liquid soap, glycerin soap, and hot process soap, but DIY foaming hand soap always eluded me. Either it was very expensive to buy, or I’d either get […]

How to Make A Quick and Easy Bee Watering Station!

How to Make A Quick and Easy Bee Watering Station!

You’ve heard of birdbaths but nobody ever thinks about a bee waterer for honeybees! Here is a simple way to make a DIY bee watering station. It’s been very dry in my part of the country lately. We’ve had fire and wind warnings out for a few days. While I can make sure that my […]

DIY Essential Oil Reed Diffuser Oil Blend Recipes

DIY Essential Oil Reed Diffuser Oil Blend Recipes

Don’t buy expensive essential oil reed diffuser oil blends that contain chemical agents. Make your own blends and use chopsticks as reeds! I love the fresh scents that essential oils can give you. But some applications aren’t practical.  Candles present their own problems (open flames, chemicals, VOCs), and air freshener gels and sprays have who […]

How to Build A Naturally Heated Outdoor Shower

How to Build A Naturally Heated Outdoor Shower

I think outdoor showers are a must on the farm and now that I finally own a home I am building a DIY outdoor shower on top of my goat shed! Spring Has Sprung! Yesterday was one of the first few nice days of spring. I spent the afternoon cleaning out the goat and chicken […]

12 Ways To Lighten & Highlight Your Hair Naturally

12 Ways To Lighten & Highlight Your Hair Naturally

Learn how to lighten hair naturally (and add highlights naturally) at home. Using natural hair lightener saves money and keeps hair healthier! Last year I wrote an article on how to color hair naturally with homemade herbal hair dyes. Also, my sister Karyn, who naturally colors her hair often, recently asked if I could do natural highlights. So I […]

The Best Fizzing & Spinning DIY Bath Bomb Recipe

The Best Fizzing & Spinning DIY Bath Bomb Recipe

Our bath bomb recipe makes bombs that fizz, color the water, and spin! Learn how to make your DIY bath bombs spin too, it’s much more fun! I’ve made (and sold) more homemade bath bombs using this bath bomb recipe in the past six months than in the past 10 years. Everyone wants something different, but […]

Dehydrate Your Greens Into A Powdered Superfood

Dehydrate Your Greens Into A Powdered Superfood

Make your own healthy greens powder without purchasing the expensive stuff from the store. You can grow it, dehydrate it, and then powder it. As the new year approaches and I’m getting my traditional meals ready, I’m looking at my huge bundle of collard greens, thinking, why don’t they sell smaller amounts? Right?! I’ll use […]

Beneficial Herbal Alternatives to Smoking Tobacco

Beneficial Herbal Alternatives to Smoking Tobacco

This is a list of herbal smoking alternatives. If you like to smoke, there are benefits to smoking certain herbs in place of smoking tobacco. Normally, I wouldn’t condone smoking, but there are cases where it is appropriate. Weaning off of cigarettes, for one, or treating an illness. There are safe smoking alternatives that don’t […]

Washing Face Masks and Keeping them Fresh Longer

Washing Face Masks and Keeping them Fresh Longer

Face masks can get to stinking really fast! Washing face masks are the best way to keep them clean but you can also freshen them with a spray! Masks have become a way of life right now. While we won’t debate the pros or cons of wearing a mask, we will talk about how to […]