DIY Cloth Plastic Wrap? You won’t believe how easy this is to make! Plastic. On one hand, oh so easy and convenient. On the other, leaching toxic chemicals into our lives. I try to limit our use of plastic as much as possible, but there are some plastic products that just seem irreplaceable. Like plastic wrap…that stuff is really handy, yet I feel guilty using it. But what non-plastic thing… Continue Reading
This time of year can be tough financially for our family, as my husband’s work is rather seasonal. I know I’m not alone, so I was thrilled to see this great list of money saving tips from Letters From Sunnybrook in last week’s From The Farm blog hop! I already do some of them, so it’s also great to see that some of my penny-pinching ways are worthy of making… Continue Reading
How to create a weekly meal plan is something that befuddles many of us. A weekly meal plan, however, is a great way to ensure that you stick to your budget and have healthy, nourishing food for yourself and your loved ones. Planning ahead can help reduce waste as well as impulsive eating out or snacking on foods that are less than healthy.
It’s From the Farm Friday time! Often, I choose recipes as my favorite. Because I like food. I’m not gonna lie 😉 But this post about a minimalist closet caught my eye, so it’s my favorite from last week’s link up. Hop on over and check it out! If you’d like to see what inspired me, just find “Dawn’s Favorite” below and click to visit. Be sure to visit the… Continue Reading
Making your own fire starters is practical as well as easy! In preparation for our Sukkot camping trip, I whipped up these fire starters in less than half an hour. I’d been saving dryer lint and toilet paper tubes for several months. That doesn’t sound very exciting, I know, but I planned to make some kind of fire starter with them. I’d seen some pins on Pinterest and I had… Continue Reading
Do you make your own soap? I have a few times and I love the homemade soaps I’ve created! With my crock pot, no less. This winter, I’d like to make goat’s milk soap, so when I saw this post on how to add milk to soap linked up to From the Farm, I had to choose it as my favorite. She even lists some different milks to try, one of… Continue Reading