Get Fizzy With It! Make Your Own Homemade Soda

Home brewing your own sodas are cheaper, more nutritious and a great project to do with the family. Learn how easy this skill is and use the recipes provided to make your own homemade soda.

3 Simple DIY Laundry Detergent Recipes From Around the Web

Making your own natural, homemade laundry detergent is one of the easiest parts of a transition to a homesteaders lifestyle and a more natural way of living. Check out these 3 simple laundry detergent recipes you can make from around the web!

DIY: Whipped Eczema Cream With Soothing Aloe

Eczema is considered an immune deficiency and requires a cure to work both inside and out. Aloe Vera is one of the few natural wonders that has been shown to reduce eczema symptoms both on the skin and in the immune system. This whipped lotion recipe uses soothing aloe vera, jojoba, as well as many other skin healing agents to create a rich cream that will help soothe eczema flare-ups and help the skin regenerate.

Nature’s Multivitamin: The Ultimate Guide to Sprouting

While many of us are awakening to the dangers (ahem chemicals) that are in our food sources, not enough awareness is being made about some of the dangers that lie in over-the-counter vitamins. That's right, some of your vitamins could be doing more harm than good....

The Dirtiest Surfaces In Your Home & How To Clean For This Year’s Flu

Until we ourselves get sick or we have to nurse a loved one back to health from the flu, we never think about those germs living on surfaces in our homes. It often runs through our minds that we may not have as clean of a house as we imagine we do, but there’s a few simple tips and tricks you can employ to make sure you’re killing the flu virus before it can sicken you or your children!

Yarrow Herb: It’s Health Benefits And How To Use It Medicinally

Yarrow isn’t as well-known as other medicinal herbs such as echinacea or peppermint, but it’s nonetheless a useful tool for a more natural approach to health and wellness. Yarrow’s uses range from aiding in clearing blood clots to menstrual issues. It can also be used cosmetically!

DIY: Soothing Bath Blocks

Using bath blocks infused with essential oils is an easy way to sooth symptoms of upper respiratory infections.

DIY: Soy Citronella Candles

Citronella candles are a natural alternative to repelling those annoying insects and provide a pleasant scent at the same time. They also are very adaptable to what you have on hand.

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Reduce Waste: How To Make The Most Of Your Autumn Leaves

The end of the summer garden is always bittersweet for me. I miss my daily fresh cut lettuce but I also love the falling leaves and bright reds and oranges of autumn. Luckily, those fallen leaves are more than just pleasing to look at. In this helpful guide, we’ll walk you through a few easy ways to use your fallen autumn leaves as a zero waste and cheaper options around your place.

Can A Home Garden Produce Enough Food To Live On?

Have you ever wondered why you should start your own garden when food is readily available at grocery stores?  What about those who would love to be self-sufficient to the point of living off the food they can grow on their own land? The simple answer is yes, this is possible, but it will take hard work and dedication.

From Tree To Table: Tips For Fresh Maple Syrup

The freshest, unprocessed, maple syrup comes directly from trees and you can tap into all of that yummy goodness yourself! Not only does maple syrup taste great, but it can be a potent natural medicine with additional health benefits as well!

How To Best Prepare Yourself For The Coming Financial Crisis

Many financial analysts believe the United States economy is in a dire situation. Peter Schiff, who accurately predicted the 2008 recession has come out and declared we will all live through another Great Depression, only this time, it’ll be much worse than before. But there are ways to prepare for such an event, and we’ve gathered some helpful tips and tricks to help make the process a little more smooth.

Vegetable Consumption Increases When Children Learn To Garden

Most of us know by now that increasing our consumption of fruits and vegetables and limiting processed foods will lead us down a path of nutritional sustenance and health for years to come. Now studies are even suggesting that simply teaching a school-aged child about the importance of gardening and growing your own food can cause them to make the choice to eat more vegetables.