Fresh Mozzarella Cheese Recipe – How to Make Homemade Mozzarella Cheese

Does your family love mozzarella cheese? Mine does and we go through so much of it each month. At an average of $3.50 per pound, it can get incredibly expensive very quickly. I had been wanting to learn how to make homemade mozzarella cheese for years, but had always been afraid … [Read more...]

How to Homestead – 9 Reasons To Become a Homesteading Family

My entire life I have dreamed of more. Not more as in "more stuff" or "more money," but more to life. I don't know about you, but I get seriously worn out by amount of technology, political correctness and other "requirements" that we are "required" to do on a daily basis. I've … [Read more...]

What is Greywater (and Why Should You Use It?)

Have you ever heard the term greywater? A lot of people haven't, but I'm going to let you in on a little secret. Greywater is costing you hundreds each year. How? Greywater is household waste water. In other words, it is the clean water that you send down the drain while you're … [Read more...]

Cloth Pads?? Why I Started Using Cloth Pads (and Why You Should Give Up Disposables Too!)

Okay ladies, let's talk. Yes, we're going to talk about *that* subject. No! Not THAT one...the OTHER one. Get your mind outta the gutters! Recently, I made the switch from disposable to cloth pads. I know. That was more TMI about me than you ever needed to know, but this year … [Read more...]

Raising Backyard Chickens!

One of the things that we hope to put into place this year is really getting started on living a much simpler life. Eventually, we want a full homestead, but neither my Tom or I are silly enough to think that's just going to happen overnight. What IS happening this year though? … [Read more...]

How to Preserve Eggs for Longterm Storage

  Last week or so, I happened upon a local woman selling fresh, organic eggs for a great price. $2.00/dozen and since I pay $1.79/dzn normally? I jumped on it and brought home a few dozen. Once I got home, I was thrilled! They're big, beautiful, brown eggs! These eggs are … [Read more...]