What does it mean to “live simply”? Is it just echewing the trappings of modern life? Or does it harken to a deeper purpose?
Homemade bleach is an effective disinfectant, clothes whitener, and all-purpose household sanitizer. Check out our inexpensive, non-toxic recipes!
Ever wondered how to make goat milk sour cream? We’ve got a little trick for you that makes it super-simple and takes only 1-2 minutes.
Our homemade cough drops will soothe your tickly throat, decongest your sinuses, and help you efficiently clear out phlegm. Oh, and they taste great too!
We recently discovered that leftover eggshells can be dried and ground into a powder that is the perfect abrasiveness for scrubbing the tub and kitchen sink naturally. Fantastic!
Making your own toothpaste helps you avoid toxic ingredients and allows you create any number of yummy concoctions. Besides being delicious, cinnamon and nutmeg oils are strong antibacterials and great for those with sensitive teeth.
Why cloth diaper? Cloth diapers are an excellent way for parents to save money, be environmentally responsible, and be chic, all at the same time.
How can we be truly sustainable if we have so much stuff weighing us down?
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The Real Food Summit is a unique, FREE, online event focused on looking at real food and sustainability. It’s an incredibly exciting 9-day event with new videos every day – and did I mention it is free?
While using pure coconut oil one day as a substitute diaper cream, we unexpectedly discovered the best diaper cream we’ve ever used.
Breastmilk popsicles provide a nourishing treat for older babies and toddlers on hot summer days and on tender gums. Raw milk popsicles blended with fruit provide a creamy treat for older children.
Egyptian dukkah shines as a tasty snack kids love, a frugal pre-dinner appetizer, and a spice mix for your favorite entrees.
Simple is often best and this salad highlights just three ingredients – potatoes, olive oil, and fresh thyme. It’s perfect for warm summer evenings and busy-night meals.
Conquer clutter AND encourage your child’s inner Van Gogh with these simple tips.
Making your own deodorant is fun, easy, and frugal. Grab an old deodorant tube and make your own today.
Try these tuna treats to give your cat a natural, tasty treat.
Cloth diapers save you money and when you can use them a second time, that savings is compounded. Here are four tips to protect your investment.
Baking soda has a great many uses around the house and is a frugal way to avoid expensive cleaners.
Plan now to get the most out of your harvest when summertime rolls around. Preserving the bounty is a most delicious task!
Enjoy our tips for simple, creative ways to celebrate love, nourish joy, and nurture romance at any time of year!
Here’s a list of ideas for simple, handmade gifts to give on any occasion!
There are many creative ways to increase your intake of nutritionally-dense fermented foods – often without even knowing it! Read our list and chime in with your own favorite ideas.
Fermented and cultured foods heal our bodies and provide needed enzymes and vitamins. From sourdough and cheese to sauerkraut and yogurt, read more to find out why you should be eating more fermented foods.