Fall Treats

My Top Fall Treats: Easy Ways to Please Your Family!

The best things about fall are as follows: Apple/ pumpkin picking, cozy sweaters, and yummy desserts. In that order. Sweet apple / pumpkin treats that make you feel cozy are even better! So, without further adieu, here are my top fall treats for you to try! 1. Pumpkin Oat Bread This recipe is a new […]

knitting pattern cowl

FREE & Easy Knit Pattern: The Homer Bound Cowl

When I opened a letter one day and discovered we were invited to a wedding in Alaska, I just knew I had to make something for the trip! It’s the perfect climate for knit and crochet, and arguably the most picturesque places in the world, so my inspirational juices were flowing. After honestly not a […]

PF Chang's Cabbage Wraps

Super Easy PF Chang’s Recipe, With a Twist | Cabbage Wraps

Even if you’ve never had them yourself, I’m sure you’ve heard the hype about PF Chang’s Lettuce Wraps. They are delicious! On Pinterest there are all kinds of takes on the recipe so I decided to add my own, with one little twist: CABBAGE!! We harvested our very first cabbage this year, and while I […]

5 Easy Ways to Reduce Waste and Increase Self Sufficiency in Your Home

These are 5 EASY ways to reduce waste and increase self sufficiency in your home (plus one bonus!). You can start them all today, and they will make a difference right away! When my husband and I began thinking about homesteading and self-sufficiency, waste reduction was honestly not on the top of my list. I […]

homemade pop tarts

4th of July Recipe: Patriotic Pop Tarts – From Scratch!

Need a quick recipe for that 4th of July brunch you’re hosting? Make these Patriotic Pop Tarts, from scratch! These pop tarts came to fruition after many many requests from my husband to make pop tarts from scratch. I was working on my most recent blog post (10 Reasons to Start Living a Self Sufficient […]

10 Reasons to Start Living a Self Sufficient Lifestyle Right Now

Homesteading, a self sufficient lifestyle, sustainable living… it goes by many different names, but it all boils down to the same thing: providing the resources you and your family need to survive on your own land. If you’ve read any blog posts, watched any YouTube videos or listened to any podcasts about homesteading and self […]

5 Handmade Mother’s Day Gifts You Can Make Right Now!

Mother’s Day will be upon us before we know it, and I know we all struggle to get the mothers in our life the perfect gift; so I’ve got some easy handmade Mother’s Day gift ideas for you! Whether you are a master at making things by hand, new to the idea, or have a […]