DIY Everything – Yes you can do IT!

January is the month for new starts. New diets, new goals, new ideas and the one thing every person in the world wants – to save more money!!! This week I joined in on the Frugal Challenge from Little House Living through the Facebook group – Simple & Frugal Living. The challenge is ” Eating … Continue Reading

20 Ways to Use Up Bananas

Bananas are one of the worlds most perfect food! Sometimes we get a little carried away and buy too many. So we gotta get creative and use up those bananas instead of giving them to all the chickens…or the horses ….or the dog, well one of the dogs. 😀 I love bananas and I K-N-O-W … Continue Reading

Beeswax – the block or the pastilles?

One day I will have my own bees – so I can have honey and BEESWAX! Until then I have to buy beeswax in either a giant block or in a more processed pastilles(fancy word for pellets). Dealing with the pastilles is easy, peasy – you just open the bag and scoop em out. Yeah … Continue Reading

Marvelous Morel Hunt

This week was my first real morel hunt. A couple days ago I found one morel, just one but yesterday we found about 50! My friend Stephanie, fellow plant and wild foods geek like me, and I went on an afternoon hunt for morels. She had been looking before so she knew where to look … Continue Reading

10 Days of Goodness: Recipe for Chewy Granola Bars

Granola is one of my favorite treats! Most of the time, that is unless you buy those tiny prepackaged granola bars that are full of sugar and other junk!! I have a couple of recipes for granola that I use with the first being the most popular. Feel free to change the ingredients around. Add … Continue Reading

Favorite Books!

I know weird topic but I LOVE reading!!! I prefer REAL books that I can dog ear and write in and stuff but sometimes there are just amazing deals on Amazon for my Kindle and I just HAVE TO GET THEM!!! I do download just about every free book that pertains to herbalism, cooking and … Continue Reading

What's Happening At The Farm

It has been awhile since I updated what is growing in the garden and the woods and any critter news so I went out and took some new pictures to SHOW you what’s happening! 🙂 I tried a few new medicinal plants this years, some worked and some not so good. I am not the … Continue Reading

What’s Happening At The Farm

It has been awhile since I updated what is growing in the garden and the woods and any critter news so I went out and took some new pictures to SHOW you what’s happening! 🙂 I tried a few new medicinal plants this years, some worked and some not so good. I am not the … Continue Reading

Where To Forage & Wildcraft

This topic comes up quite a bit among people. Where do you forage? Where can you pick plants for medicine? How do you know it is safe? I hear all kinds of weird sayings, like “oh it is ok to pick by that road, just go 8 feet off the shoulder”, or 15 feet or … Continue Reading

Where To Forage & Wildcraft

This topic comes up quite a bit among people. Where do you forage? Where can you pick plants for medicine? How do you know it is safe? I hear all kinds of weird sayings, like “oh it is ok to pick by that road, just go 8 feet off the shoulder”, or 15 feet or … Continue Reading