Category Archives: Homemaking
If you hop onto pinterest or you’ve experimented much with “green” cleaning (or if you’re cheap like me…) you’ll know that vinegar is a basic staple in “natural” cleaning recipes.
However, it’s time to kick your vinegar up a notch!
When I first started making my own cleaners, I have to be honest…I was a little disappointed with using only vinegar for cleaning. … Read the rest
It seems like summer left without much fanfare here in northern Indiana, and we’re solidly into fall now, with peak colors this week!
The huge maple tree in our front yard does not disappoint and we’ve finally figured out a way to preserve the leaves and all of their vibrant glory!… Read the rest
“Stay-at-home moms can do all of that natural, hippy, traditional, ‘green’ stuff like home-cooked meals and line-drying their clothes. I have a full-time job, and I just don’t have time for it all.”
Ever heard that before? Ever thought it?
There I was, baking bread, hanging laundry on a clothes line, tending a garden (veggies and flowers both), wearing a cute sundress with my baby in a sling on my hip, all while a pie was baking in the oven and the children played with their homemade toys in our sprawling yard with just a few chickens.… Read the rest
lacto-fermented salsa. kombucha. kimchi. kefir. coconut oil. raw milk. sourdough bread.
oh and cultured butter. lots and lots of it.
my hubbies translation: “hippy food that makes our kitchen look like a science experiment”
my translation: “REAL food, that is packed full of vitamins, enzymes and cultures that aid in digestion and can heal your gut, fill you up, and give you more energy as it cleans out your system. … Read the rest