Do-It-Yourself

How to Paint a Room – Basic Painting Tips

How to Paint a Room - Basic Painting Tips

How to Paint a Room – Basic Painting Tips Many homeowners eventually face the realization that the wall colors in their rooms could use a touch up or complete change all together. While hiring a professional may be the first solution to come to mind, you can actually paint the …

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Frugal Lessons From the Amish

Frugal Lessons From the Amish

10 Frugal Lessons From the Amish No one understands how to live a frugal lifestyle better than the Amish. However, they aren’t writing books or articles to help us out! The Amish lifestyle is known by everyone; they live a simpler lifestyle than what most modern families do. Amish are …

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Homemade Jewelry Cleaners

Homemade Jewelry Cleaners

Homemade Jewelry Cleaners: Recipes, Tips, and What Not to Do Jewelry is not just an accessory; it’s an expression of your style and personality. Over time, even the most exquisite pieces can lose their luster due to dirt, oils, and tarnish. Commercial jewelry cleaners are readily available, but did you …

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How to Unclog a Drain Naturally with Baking Soda and Vinegar

How to Unclog a Drain Naturally

How to Unclog a Drain Naturally with Baking Soda and Vinegar Dealing with a clogged drain can be a frustrating experience. However, before you reach for those harsh chemical drain cleaners, consider a natural and eco-friendly alternative using two common household items: baking soda and vinegar. This dynamic duo can …

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How to Make a Pumpkin Bird Feeder

How to Make a Pumpkin Bird Feeder

How to Make a Pumpkin Bird Feeder: A Fun and Festive Way to Recycle Leftover Pumpkins As the Halloween festivities come to an end, many of us find ourselves wondering what to do with our leftover pumpkins. Rather than tossing them in the trash, why not upcycle these seasonal decorations …

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How to Tell If Your Eggs are Fresh

5 Ways To Tell If Your Eggs are Fresh

How to Tell If Your Eggs are Fresh In the perfect chicken world, you’d eat those fresh eggs are soon as you gather them from the chicken coop, but life isn’t perfect. If you’re like me, you have an abundance of eggs from your chickens, and they might gather on …

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20+ Budget-Friendly Ways to Spruce Up Your Home’s Curb Appeal

20+ Budget-Friendly Ways to Spruce Up Your Home's Curb Appeal

20+ Budget-Friendly Ways to Spruce Up Your Home’s Curb Appeal When it comes to owning a home, we all want to make sure it looks its best. But sometimes, improving our home’s curb appeal can be a bit overwhelming, especially if you’re working on a budget. Fortunately, there are several …

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How to Make a Wood Fired Hot Tub for Less than $300

DIY Wood Fired Hot Tub

How to Make a Wood Fired Hot Tub for Less than $300 Hot tubs are pricey, but they can make your body feel amazing. After a long day working outside in the garden or tending to animals, your body might feel like it was hit by a truck. Unfortunately, most …

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How to Dehydrate Fruits and Vegetables?

How to Dehydrate Fruits and Vegetables

How to Dehydrate Fruits and Vegetables? If you want fruits and veggies to last longer, then it’s a very good idea to dehydrate them. Removing water from them will make these fruits last longer. And yes, you will lose some of the nutrients, but even so this is a great …

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The Best Animals for a Homestead and Why You Need Them

The Best Animals for a Homestead

The Best Animals for a Homestead and Why You Need Them As you start to grow your homestead, you’ll start to wonder about adding animals. Animals serve many purposes, but most importantly, they’re a source of food for our families. If you’re like most homesteaders, you don’t have a ton …

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Debunking 7 Myths about Living a Self-Sufficient Lifestyle

Debunking 7 Myths about Living a Self-Sufficient Lifestyle

Debunking 7 Myths about Living a Self-Sufficient Lifestyle Living a self-sufficient lifestyle means different things to each person. Some people desire to produce everything they need, but others narrow down their goals. Their goals might be to grow all of their fruits and vegetables required for their family each year. …

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Traditional Cherokee Medicinal Plants

Traditional Cherokee Medicinal Plants

Traditional Cherokee Medicinal Plants The Cherokee, a Native American Tribe located in the Southeastern United States, have a strong history of understanding, gathering, and preserving medicinal herbs. Part of their understanding of these plants includes the plants’ inherent power to offer both preventative and healing properties. One of the tenets …

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