10 Tips for Gardening in Dry Weather

Here in the foothills of western NC, we have been blessed with evening showers that have helped to make this August much more bearable than the usual Sahara-like conditions we are subject to this time of year. Dry, hot, sticky...

Homemade Laundry Powder

Life is full of mysteries. Why is the sky blue? What do they put in hot dogs? How the heck does a family of three produce so much dirty laundry?! I just don’t understand it. I always thought that once...

Four Ingredient Natural Toothpaste

The journey to being more self-reliant is never ending, and I am constantly striving to use more natural products around our home. (Such as deodorant, and household cleaners) Natural toothpaste was actually one of the first items I started making, so I...