Category Archives: DIY & Recipes

Homemade Foraged Dandelion Tea and Jelly!

how to make dandelion jelly

Delicious Dandelion Jelly Recipe I kept seeing this recipe on the foraging group I joined, and I thought it would make a fun activity for the kids! I had them pick all of the dandelions, and we tried it out! Wondering what to do with all those dandelions on your property? Give it a try! […]

Can You Grow Sprouted Garlic From Your Countertop? Plus a Pickled Garlic Recipe!

fresh garlic with green germinal sprout on rustical wooden table

Garlic is one of the most commonly used ingredients in cooking worldwide. It is known for its unique flavor, and it is also believed to have numerous health benefits. However, did you know that you can grow sprouted garlic right from your countertop? Sprouted garlic is not only easy to grow but also has a […]

Recipes for the Beekeeper: Making soap and candles from honey and beeswax

Beekeeping is not only a rewarding and fascinating hobby but also a great source of natural ingredients in recipes for making soap and candles. Honey and beeswax are two of the most versatile and beneficial products that can be harvested from beehives. They are not only delicious and nutritious but also have a wide range […]

Homemade Soap Recipes for the Natural Homesteader

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When making homemade soap, it’s important to take proper safety precautions when working with lye. Wear gloves, goggles, and a long-sleeved shirt to protect your skin from splashes. Work in a well-ventilated area and keep vinegar or lemon juice on hand to neutralize any spills. What if I Don’t Want to Use Lye for Soap […]

Making Money on your Homestead: 15 Income Generating Ideas

Two senior gardeners, man and woman in straw hats and checkered shirts, making photo together on smartphone posing with flowerpots in wooden box, standing in beautiful glasshouse. this couple could be taking a video to make supplemental income

Homesteading is a lifestyle that many people are embracing in order to be more self-sufficient and environmentally friendly. But, it can also be a way to make side money! Are You A Beekeeper? I have more income ideas for beekeepers! What Are Income Options From Raising Bees? The Beekeeper’s Income FLOW. (Get it?)