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How To Make Mittens Out Of An Old Sweater
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How To Make Mittens Out Of An Old Sweater

When my husband shrank one of my cashmere sweaters, I decided to use an old sweater mitten pattern to breathe new life into an item of clothing I would otherwise have to discard.   During winters on our homestead, the winds can get pretty chilly, particularly from the North, and a good, sturdy set of…

Try This DIY Hanging Pumpkin Treat For Your Chickens

Try This DIY Hanging Pumpkin Treat For Your Chickens

Today I wanted to share a simple DIY hanging pumpkin treat that you can make for your chickens. The idea for this project comes from reader Herdy Bell! Thanks for sharing it with us Herdy! My chickens love pumpkins and since it’s right after Halloween there tend to be a lot of leftover pumpkins around!…

10+ Thanksgiving Decorations You Can Make With Your Kids

10+ Thanksgiving Decorations You Can Make With Your Kids

Thanksgiving is just around the corner! Can you believe it? This year has flown past! One of my favorite things about Thanksgiving is making fun, simple crafts to decorate. I’m definitely on a budget when it comes to decorating for the holidays, so I typically make my own DIY décor. This year I thought it…

Make Your Own Makeup With These Simple Recipes!
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Make Your Own Makeup With These Simple Recipes!

Today we’re going to talk about how to make your own makeup at home!  On a normal day, I typically don’t wear any makeup, but it’s nice sometimes to get a little bit dressed up. I love using natural products and I think it’s great to make your own makeup at home! Natural products are…

Those Sneaky Chicks! Confessions From The Coop (TM)
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Those Sneaky Chicks! Confessions From The Coop (TM)

Well, it finally happened.   We finally had a chillier than normal (read: in the 60s F), which tells me that soon, the dang mosquitoes will go back in hiding for another 6 months.   I started putting the finishing touches on the duckling coop (they’re WAY happier to be out of that tractor and…