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How To Start A Blog
How To Add A Pin It Hover Button To Blog Photos
Blogger How To:  Adding To Sidebar And Bypassing Title
Blogging 101:  Writing A Blog Post, Part 1 of 2
Blogging 101:  Writing A Blog Post, Part 2 of 2

Starting A Home-Based Business:  10 Tips
25 Ways To Add Extra Money To The Homestead
How To Sell At A Farmer's Market, Part 1
How To Sell At A Farmer's Market, Part 2

Chickens {see Chicken Keeping Tab}

Customized Mugs
Making Soy Candles
Recycling/Re-Purposing Lamps - Painting A Lamp Base

Christmas Craft - Sock Snowman

Button Tree Christmas Dish Towel
Random Acts Of Kindness Advent Calendar
Random Acts Of Kindness Advent Calendar

Salt Dough Ornaments and Tags

Homemade Food Gifts for Gift-Giving

Gift Wrap Ideas

13 Homemade Holiday Gift Ideas

20 Homemade Holiday Food Gift Ideas

Common Toxins To Dogs and Cats
D.A.P. Product Review For Stress-Related Behavior
IVDD In Dogs: Oliver's Story
Oliver Update
Oliver Update Take 2

16 Ways To Cut Your Food Budget
10 Tips For Shrinking Your Food Budget To $60.00 A Week

Food Swaps
How To Host A Food Swap

How-To Veggie Gardening
2013 Garden Overview:  What Went Well, What Went Wrong and Things To Change

The Buddy System:  Companion Planting In The Garden

10 Tips For Planning/Starting Your Garden
Homesteading Where You Are Series:  Grow
Garden Shed

Raised Bed Gardening

Planting Garlic:  5 Easy Steps

Grateful For The Extraordinary on an Ordinary Day

How We Homestead Series
How We Homestead - Part 1:  How Our Adventure Began
How We Homestead Part 2:  Simple Living
How We Homestead Part 3:  Real Food
How We Homestead Part 4:  A Look At Our Daily {and monthly} Life

How We Homestead Part 5:  Looking Into The Future - Where We're Headed

The Cost of Homesteading

Homesteading Where You Are Series
Homesteading Where You Are - Intro
Homesteading Where You Are - Make
Homesteading Where You Are - Grow

Homesteading Where You Are - Preserve
Homesteading Where You Are - Save
Homesteading Where You Are - Raise
Homesteading Where You Are - Success, Failure and Goals
What Constitutes A Farm?
Our "Good" Life

25 Ways To Add Extra Income To Your Homestead
10 Tips For Starting A Home-Based Business
How To Sell At A Farmer's Market, Part 1
How To Sell At A Farmer's Market, Part 2

Ways To Begin Homesteading Where You Are
6 Baby Steps To A Homesteading Lifestyle
Some Of Our Favorite Homesteading Blogs

Stocking The Pantry And Freezer

11 Tips For Eating Real Food On A Real Budget
10 Tips For Shrinking Your Food Budget To $60.00/Week
Tips for Joining A CSA {Community-Supported Agriculture}
Updated:  Writing & Using A Meal Plan
Monthly Meal Plan
More Monthly Meal Planning
Trying Once-A-Month-Cooking

Making Fire Cider for Congestion/Sinus Issues

Homemade Vanilla Extract

Homemade Vanilla, Lemon and Orange Baking Extracts

Commercial Soap versus Handcrafted Soap
5 Things To Avoid In Bath & Beauty Products

Essential Oils versus Fragrance Oils

Is All Soap Made With Lye?

Deodorant - Safe or Not Safe?
All-Natural Room Fresheners

Making Soy Candles

Homemade Oil Diffuser

Extra Moisturizing Lotion

Whipped Butter Cream Body Butter - 2 Recipes

Homemade Bath and Body Products

Making Lip Balm

Homemade Lavender and Orange Lotion Bars

Homemade Rosemary and Mint Olive Oil Soap

Homemade Peppermint Sugar Scrub

Lavender Lip Sugar Scrub

All-Purpose Healing Balm/Salve {plus how to make an herbal oil infusion}
Facial Scrubs - Honey Oatmeal, Lemon-Sugar and Basic Sugar Scrubs
Lemon-Poppyseed Moisturizing Sugar Scrub
Moisturizing Vanilla Latte Sugar Scrub

Little One's All-Purpose Herbal Balm

Dandelion Salve
Homemade Liquid Hand Soap
Homemade Laundry Detergent - Liquid & Powder
Homemade Laundry Detergent - Update
Homemade Drain Cleaner
Dish Soap - Is It Better To Make or Buy?  {includes recipes}

Natural Cleaners:  Laundry Detergent - Recipe + Soap Nuts Review

The Best Homemade Window Cleaner

Our Recipes For Natural Cleaners

Did I Mention We Live In A Small House?  {Thoughts on Clearing The Clutter}
Complete Recipe Index

Recipes for The Dogs
Banana Yaps
Apple-Cinnamon Mini "Muttins"
Mini "Pupkin" Pies

Peanutty Dog Biscuits

Voluntary Simplicity

25 Ways To Simplify Your Life

 How To Start Living The Simple Life
The Choice To Live Simply