Homemade Healthy Ice Cream. It’s Good, I Swear.

Homemade Healthy Ice Cream. It’s Good, I Swear.

Health homemade ice cream We love ice cream, I mean, it can get to an unhealthy point. I am not going to lie. So we cut ourselves off of ice cream a little short of two years now. Don't get me wrong we have indulged a few times here and there but if we don't check ourselves, shit can get real, real fast! But who doesn't want ice cream, right? It is just so nice and creamy and cold. Damn it, I want some right now! Anyway, back to my point. One night the thought of ice cream popped into our heads. And then another thought popped into my head... Frozen bananas I thought, why not try and use frozen [...]

Chicken Feeder. Making Life Easier.

Chicken Feeder. Making Life Easier.

Trying to maintain a homestead, even on a small scale, can be difficult to balance when you throw working full time in the mix. As our journey has progressed and chores are divided, we try to make things as easiest as possible for us. As badly as we would love to tend to our homestead full time, we both wake up every morning and go to work. So, in order for things to work, you know things like..... keeping the house clean, kids fed and bathed, dinner, lunches, tending to the garden, the chickens, kefir, kombucha, composting....... We have to get tricky with how we accomplish all these things while still having energy for us. Believe me, it is not [...]

Pressure Cooker Hard Boiled Eggs?

Pressure Cooker Hard Boiled Eggs?

I mean, WHHHHHAAAAT!!! These pressure cooker hard boiled eggs turn out perfect, and require less effort! We were gifted a pressure cooker at christmas last year and my thoughts were, "oh cool." But then we busted this thing out and now every time we use it our minds are... Blown. I mean, the meat comes out, melt in your mouth every. single. time. And every time we use it we tell each other, "how have we lived without a pressure cooker this long?" You can throw in any meat and dinner is done in like 30 minutes. And it's a damn good dinner too! I have yet to use all the features of this thing, there is a yogurt feature [...]

Using Essential Oils Around the House

Using Essential Oils Around the House

Essential oils are an incredible resource for health and well being. They can be used in more ways than your than your pretty little brain probably realizes. I get it, the word essential oil sounds kinda hooky. Every time someone asks me a health question or a suggestion, the word essential oil comes out of my mouth and I see them slightly roll their eyes. But seriously people, I wouldn't be yapping about it if I did not freaking believe in them. So...... I wanted to yap about some ways you can use essential oils around your house. Y'all ready?! Dog shampoo: If you haven't read about our previous devil pup, by all means mosey on over here to read [...]

Homemade All Natural Cleaner

Homemade All Natural Cleaner

Homemade All-Natural Cleaner Recipe Holy moly am I excited to share this homemade natural cleaner with you. So, one day I came home and my husband was like, "oh, I made a new cleaner." I thought, cool! But then I actually tried this bad boy and was.... Blown away. Not only did it clean the toughest grease stains off our stove, it also reminded me what a beautiful color white my kitchen floor tile was suppose to be. Yikes! Even my toilets sparkled after I was finished with them. And the smell...... wonderful. If you are anything like us, then vinegar is your go to for everything. Which just absolutely feels great because you know you are keeping your family [...]