Hi everyone and happy Halloween!!! Tonight we have our Newbie Soap Contest winner and that winner isssssssss.................... Annalee!!!!!! Congratulations! I will be sending you your $25 gift card, so if you did not send me your address please do so now. Hi everyone! So here it is CONTEST OCTOBER 2017. Being fairly new to … Continue reading Contest October 2017! Calling all Newbie Soap Makers. Updated we have a WINNER!!
I have to say that I am tickled pink! I just received my first fragrance oils for my soaps and am doing the happy dance. I even stepped out of my comfort zone and made my first ever YouTube video. Actually it ended up being 2 but whatever no worries. The fact that I managed … Continue reading Soaper Excited!!! Fragrance Oils And YouTube For The First Time
The other day I wrote an article on soap making. When I realized through my research that we could still buy lye locally I did a hip hip hooray, and hauled but to the store to buy some. Lowes does indeed sell lye $15.99 for 32 Oz. Having been so long since I crafted, I picked up … Continue reading The Love Of Soap Making
Start homesteading today! You don't have to own fifty acres in the country to homestead. In fact you can homestead on much less or even in an apartment. Here are a few things to get you started. Soap making- Soaping is practical and can be a very addictive venture. With a few items from around … Continue reading Start Homesteading Today
Grapes are beautiful and nutritious. They also grow wild all over around this part of the state. On our property we inherited multiple grape vines that have climbed high into the tree tops. I am sure they are something the previous owners had planted long ago. The first year here I was crazy enough to drive our old … Continue reading Taming Of The Grapes
Finally a solution has arrived. It all fell into place this weekend with the idea of the composting toliet. Doing further research we decided the bucket toliet is the way to go. A solution to the ongoing dilemma which the final outcome will be the same either way, homeless. Having been in that situation more … Continue reading A Solution To Tomorrow
Repurposing is often a matter of necessity for me. For instance last year I fought a losing battle with the goats in the garden. Not for lack of trying, my fence wasn't tall enough. This year things will be different. My son in law brought home a bunch of privacy panels last year. I so … Continue reading Repurposing Around the Homestead