Using Cedarwood Oil in Your Home and Garden

Cedarwood oil has a warm, woodsy scent that promotes a relaxing environment when used topically or aromatically. Often referred to as Cedar oil, this essential oil is both unique and useful. There are many types of cedar trees, but all are coniferous, evergreen trees from the cypress family. Native to cold climates, Cedarwood thrives in high … More Using Cedarwood Oil in Your Home and Garden

My Homestead Chicken rEvolution or The Homesteader’s Poultry Dilemma (Will I enter a new era of chicken bliss or more frustration?)

(Guest post by my husband) I wrote this essay to those who share in the harvests of my homestead to explain my future plans regarding poultry.  As well as an overview of my experience and thoughts about poultry on the small homestead, in hopes of bringing back to reality some of the portrayals in homesteading … More My Homestead Chicken rEvolution or The Homesteader’s Poultry Dilemma (Will I enter a new era of chicken bliss or more frustration?)

Homeschool Home-Ec

You might say homeschoolers don’t need to officially teach home economics. We are living it! Well, maybe some of us are. I have come to the alarming realization that because I am a control freak, I have failed to teach my kids how to do much of anything around the house. Honestly, I would rather … More Homeschool Home-Ec