Benefits of Kombucha and How to Make It

Benefits of Kombucha and How to Make It

Benefits of Kombucha and How to Make It Kombucha may seem like a new trend that recently hit the grocery shelves of the United States. While the kombucha trend is growing in popularity, the Chinese started fermenting teas over 2,000 years ago. Legend tells us that kombucha was called 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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Simple Homemade Laundry Detergent

Simple Homemade Laundry Detergent

Simple Homemade Laundry Detergent A few years ago, skin sensitivities in my household inspired me to switch away from the harsh chemicals and additives in most commercial laundry detergents in favor of natural alternatives. As I experimented with different wet and dry detergent recipes, I found that they could not …

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DIY Rotating Canned Food System

DIY Rotating Canned Food System

DIY Rotating Canned Food System Storing canned food in your kitchen cabinets is an inefficient use of space and you will often find old cans in the back that have been there for years. This easy-to-build shelf system will solve the problem by rotating the cans. The cost is a …

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What Your Poop Means about Your Health

Do You Know What Your Poop Means about Your Health?

Do You Know What Your Poop Means about Your Health? Poop may not be a topic everyone likes to discuss, but your daily poo can tell you a lot about your health. Your doctor may not have asked you about it, but it’s important to know that most diseases and …

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Planting Fruit Trees: What You Need to Know

Planting Fruit Trees

Planting Fruit Trees: What You Need to Know Adding fruit trees to your homestead doesn’t have to be complicated. Growing fruit on your homestead is a wise way to expand what you can produce without too much work. Once fruit trees are planted, they’ll provide for years to come with …

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11 No-Bake Desserts for Your Summer Picnic

11 No-Bake Desserts for Your Summer Picnic

11 No-Bake Desserts for Your Summer Picnic Summertime is full of picnics and get-togethers with friends and family. Without a doubt, you will need to make a dessert for one of those picnics, but who wants to turn on the oven when it is over 90 degrees outside? No-bake desserts …

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How Houses Functioned Before the Advent of Air Conditioning

How Houses Functioned Before the Advent of Air Conditioning

How Houses Functioned Before the Advent of Air Conditioning Greene County via flickr cc Earlier this summer, my next door was complaining to me about how costly his electric bill had gotten due to running his air conditioning system. I was shocked when we compared inside temperatures and bill amounts …

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13 Foods to Eat to Reduce Clogged Arteries

13 Foods to Eat to Reduce Clogged Arteries

13 Foods to Eat to Reduce Clogged Arteries Heart disease is one of the top killers in the United States, claiming one out of 4 deaths per year. Plaque builds up in the heart’s arteries, narrowing the inner walls, which restricts and blocks the flow of blood. Your arteries are …

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15 DIY Platform Bed Ideas

15 DIY Platform Beds Ideas

15 DIY Platform Bed Ideas what makes a platform bed perfect for your home? When you are looking for a new bed for you home there are normally so many options to choose from, there are beds that fold up like a Murphy bed for example, beds that use a …

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How To Transfer A Photo Onto Glass

How To Transfer A Photo Onto Glass

How To Transfer A Photo Onto Glass Pictures are popular gifts to give family members and close friends no matter what the occasion is. However, you do not all too often see a picture with great visual clarity on a material base like glass. This makes transferring photographs onto glass …

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How to Paint Your Countertops to Look like Granite

How to Paint Your Countertops to Look like Granite

How to Paint Your Countertops to Look like Granite Granite is a beautiful addition to any kitchen that instantly makes the area feel as if you invested a lot of money. It gives a modernized feel that many homeowners want, but not everyone has granite in their budget. Luckily, you …

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