10+ Ways to Beat Rising Food Prices

  Throughout history -- and various continents -- weather cycles have … [Continue Reading]


The Best “No Canning Skills Needed” Homemade Pickle Recipe

I consider myself an experienced water-bath canner, and I do a fair amount … [Continue Reading]


How Wild Food Foraging Can Lower the Cost of Groceries

While most of my family's fresh garden produce is acquired from our CSA … [Continue Reading]


How to Save Money When There’s So Little Time

There's no doubt...saving money takes work! In fact, the rise of … [Continue Reading]


How to Make Goat Milk Soap

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It's our first kidding season here at the ranch! I can't even describe to you the amount of cuteness happening around here! It's just too much! And with lots of super sweet baby goats...comes lots of super yummy goat's milk! Besides drinking it, making it into cheese, yogurt, and butter...I'm making soap! For months, I searched high and low for a goat milk soap-making method that spoke to me. I made lots of mistakes. But finally... ...a goat milk soap recipe that's just … Continue reading...

Frugal Days, Sustainable Ways #112

The Frugal Days, Sustainable Ways Blog Hop Welcome to Frugal Days, Sustainable Ways, this is a blog hop! If you are a blogger, please feel free to link-up and share as many posts as you would like pertaining to: Urban or Rural Homesteading Anything DIY Frugal Recipes Preparedness/Survival Repurposed Projects Upcycled Frugal Finds Animal Care Natural Gardening Tips Herbal Remedies Green Cleaners The list could go on... Basically, anything that you think will build … Continue reading...

Raising Homesteading Dairy Goats

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What a joy to announce the birth of twin baby doelings! Yesterday afternoon, much to my excitement, our sweet Nigerian Dwarf Goat -- Lizzy -- gave birth to her first kids. I knew the day was coming very soon... ...and as I was working in the kitchen, her continuous bleating caught my attention. As soon as I stepped outside, I also heard a new, high-pitched cry coming from the lean-to prepared for birthing. Lizzy had delivered her first baby girl unbeknownst to me. I arrived just … Continue reading...