Bug Bite Relief Stick You Can Make Practically For Free
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Bug Bite Relief Stick You Can Make Practically For Free

Nothing is worse than bug bites, except watching your kids be really, really unhappy! In this article, I’m going to show you how to make an all-natural, bug bite relief stick.   When things get a bit creepy crawly on your skin, you CAN grab a bottle of over-the-counter stuff….but you’re taking your chances. We’re…

Control Pests In Your Garden Organically With Essential Oils
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Control Pests In Your Garden Organically With Essential Oils

If you use essential oils in your home, you can also use them to rid your garden of unwanted pests that will try to steal your harvest.   At least, that’s what we do.   Nothing is more frustrating than to spend lots of time and energy trying to grow cabbages than to go out…

Real Homesteader Stories Episode 3: They Call It A Bird Brain For A Reason + Baby Bunny Update!

Real Homesteader Stories Episode 3: They Call It A Bird Brain For A Reason + Baby Bunny Update!

This week on Real Homesteader Stories, I tell you about our duckling drama & an update on the baby bunnies!   It’s been a couple weeks since my last Real Homesteader Stories (TM), and that’s because I’ve finally got the cough that wouldn’t die to go away. BUT I’m back now, with more stories about our…

Essential Oil Coop Sprays for Healthier Backyard Chickens [Podcast]
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Essential Oil Coop Sprays for Healthier Backyard Chickens [Podcast]

Using store-bought chemical cleaners in your coop is a recipe for disaster.   On our homestead, we try to stick with all-natural cleaners – who wants an egg full of toxins, right?   I’ve found that essential oils are a great natural alternative that promote a healthier living environment and might even help your chickens lay…