Essential oils can provide more than just a pleasant fragrance. They can also help in your cleaning routine. Instead of purchasing expensive or toxic chemicals to clean your home, try saving a few bucks and making an all-purpose purpose cleaner that’s safe to use around your home. Essential Oils for Cleaning When choosing an essential oil for cleaning, be sure […]
Cutting costs, even in the smallest areas, is an important part of our homesteading lifestyle. Even the simplest things, like reusing rags or papertowels, can add up to a noticeable chunk of change over time. But in what instance would you use a rag again? And isn’t it gross?
While it is completely possible to successfully hang laundry outdoors to dry in the winter, even in freezing temperatures, I usually prefer to hang mine inside by the wood burner. It not only makes me feel like I’m getting more out of the wood we use for heat, but it keeps me from battling frostbitten […]
Keeping a kitchen clean is a full-time job, especially when you’ve got kids, animals and others cycling through ’round the clock. With just a few tricks, you can make clean-up easier and find more time for the things you want to do instead of slaving away all day. Use a timer. If you’re like me, […]
One of the most difficult things about washing dishes right now is our limited water supply. Conserving and stretching water is especially important, but so is getting the dishes clean and sanitary. Did you know you can do a load of dishes with less than a quart of water? All you need is: Large bowl or […]