6 Herbal Remedies for Cold and Flu Season

6 Herbal Remedies for Cold and Flu Season

Herbal remedies for cold and flusIt seems like every year the cold and flu season gets more and more intense. And every year, you get the flu shot being shoved in your face harder and harder.Is anyone else tired of feeling like you have no control over this situation?I know I am.So, let's go over six herbal remedies to help us fight back with confidence and gain control over our own life. Shall we.I think first and foremost we shall discuss...Essential oils.These little bad boys are the foundation to all things in our house. We use them daily. When it comes to an ailment, it's no doubt that they are the first thing that pops in our heads as a [...]

Incredibly Easy DIY Fruit Roll Ups

Incredibly Easy DIY Fruit Roll Ups

Kombucha Style.So, you have made a crap ton of kombucha and now you have found yourself with a crap ton of SCOBYs.  Don't you worry homie, I've got a fun super easy solution to this "problem." If we can even call it a problem because I mean, come on, SCOBYs are your friend. We want them around but not a crap ton, right?! Am I right! Today we are making some fruit roll ups, Kombucha style. This is a perfect way to put all those SCOBYs to work, all the while putting a smile on your kid's face. Or yours, I am not here to judge.Y'all ready to make some deliciousness?What y'all need:2 cups Kombucha SCOBY1 cup Kombucha tea3 cups organic [...]

Preserving Purple Pole Beans

Preserving Purple Pole Beans

The time finally came. We canned our beautiful purple pole beans y'all. And they came out perfect. Purple pole beans are so much fun to grow. They are these perfect little beans that are the most gorgeous shade of purple. Give them an upright fence to grow on and boom son, no huge planter space taken up. This year, we planted them along this old ladder we had just sitting on the side of the house. We plopped the ladder in the middle of the garden and planted seeds that we harvested last year and we couldn't believe how happy these little plants were. This whole gardening thing is pretty incredible. Especially when you have the pleasure of utilizing your [...]

Homemade Dog Treats

Homemade Dog Treats

  Well homemade dog treats is kind of misleading. These dog treats are made out of chicken feet. Wait, let me correct that, they ARE chicken feet. Just dehydrated. Should I change the title of the post? I mean, they are homemade and they are the perfect treat for dogs. Ah F it. Homemade dog treats it is. If y'all didn't read the last post about our chickens, take a gander. We unfortunately had to get rid of our chickens sooner than expected. These ladies were our first major step towards our homesteading journey and our intention was to love them, allow them to be chickens and then they would provide us with food at the end of their production. [...]

DIY Bug and Gnat Spray

DIY Bug and Gnat Spray

We have a ton of house plants, they just make us happy. So we tend to do a lot of transplanting. And just like anyone else, where do we keep our soil... Outside of course. But do you know what happens to soil when it sits outside long enough? Little tiny gnats like to lay their eggs in the soil. You know, those damn little fruit fly things that will do anything in their little power to try and fly into your mouth. If you are thinking eww gross, then I guess you have never experienced one of these little bastards. They multiply faster then you can say, "yoga with goats." I mean, yoga with goats, I love goats but [...]