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!
Want to help save bees? Here is a to-do list for every person who cares about saving honey bees but cannot keep bees because of limited time and/or space.
Jewelweed is a wild plant that is very useful in treating poison ivy. Learn more about the plant, where and when it grows, and enjoy our Jewelweed poison ivy tincture and treatment recipes.
You can get gum out of hair using shortening. While we don’t advocate eating shortening there are many cool things you can use it for, like polishing shoes and a bunch of other stuff.
We love our winter birds. One of my favorite sights is when the cardinals come in to hit our feeder against the white backdrop of snow. Did you know you can also furnish a heated bird bath?
There are so many common plants that provide natural dye. They are easy to grow and look beautiful in your yard! Here are some great options if you’re interested in growing and making your own dyes.
Learn how to grow mint, the different types of mint – from Orange Mint to Chocolate Mint to Ginger Mint and everything between – and a Mint Drink Recipe.
Real or fake tree for Christmas? That is the question. Read our research and opinion to help decide which is the best sustainable living choice.
The winner of the Chaffin Orchards Olive Oil Giveaway is community member Kristin Y. Congratulations Kristin, and thanks to Chaffin and all who entered.
What is sustainable living, why is it important, and what are some simple ways you can you get started? It’s time to make this world a better place!
Happy Labor Day from Matt and Betsy, may God bless you, your loved ones, and our country.
Simplify your life in areas such as spending, food, time, and commitments to realize the benefits of cutting back and living a less complicated life.
People trying our recipe for homemade dishwasher detergent [soap] have many questions, so we complied this FAQ page to answer the common questions for you.
Save money and take better care of your possessions with do it yourself moving (and packing). Follow these tips for a money saving and successful move.
Tons of research, testing and taste tests created the best chili recipe ever! This authentic and homemade chili leaves everyone smiling and satisfied!