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Learn About and Grow Your Own Ancient Grains

Ancient grains were grown by our ancestors. They are heirloom varieties, grown without lab modification, chemical fertilizers, or pesticides. They were more healthful and nutritious than most grains found in stores today.

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Grow Crystals: A Great Summer Project for Kids

Growing crystals is a fun learning experience, for kids and adults. Learn how to grow crystals that are large, small, in different colors and shapes, and even in geode formations!

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Natural Homemade Mosquito/Insect/Bug Repellent

This natural homemade insect repellent is great for mosquitos, flies, and other annoying warm season bugs. Use the recipes as they are or tweak to your liking and begin applying your bug spray with confidence. You’ll never buy commercial sprays again!

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DIY Perfume with Lavender & Vanilla Essential Oils

I make most of my own personal products but for the longest time couldn’t find a natural perfume I was comfortable with. So I made my own DIY Perfume! This one is Lavender Vanilla, but you can use the recipe to make any scent you like.

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Learn How To Make Homemade Lye From Wood Ash

As a soap maker, people always ask me about lye. Why I use it, it is toxic, what are the precautions, and even how to make lye at home. It’s actually simple to make lye from scratch. Here’s how!

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Homemade Eucalyptus & Chamomile Healing Salve

I’m very pleased with how this DIY Eucalyptus and Chamomile Healing Salve turned out. It soothes and heals all our scrapes and cuts quite well, and our kids have a lot of them!

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A Natural and Moisturizing Homemade Body Wash

Homemade body wash that is moisturizing and natural is easier to make than you think. With this combination of ingredients, this moisturizing body wash is gentle enough to use on your face, and also makes a rich lathering shave soap.