Essential Oil Roller Recipes
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Essential Oil Roller Recipes

There are so many benefits to incorporating essential oils into your routine. While diffusing essential oils is great for lifting your mood and freshening up your space, essential oil rollers are great for treating common ailments. They’re also great for aromatherapy! In this article we’ll cover the basics of how to use essential oils as…

Homemade Soap, The Melt and Pour Method
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Homemade Soap, The Melt and Pour Method

What better modern homesteading skill is there to learn than how to make soap? Although many of us are accustomed to liquid soap and even fragrant, foamy soap, bar soap that is all natural is not that difficult to make and smells beautiful. Plus, when you make homemade soap you can be sure to avoid…

Homemade Wooden Spoon and Cutting Board Conditioning Wax
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Homemade Wooden Spoon and Cutting Board Conditioning Wax

If you live in a dry area, or you’ve left your wooden utensils to soak in water for too long, you may find that they have become sandpapery and dry. If you’re like me, you have a bunch of wooden spoons that you love, but sometimes neglect. They end up sitting on your counter looking…

14 Lost Homesteading Skills To Learn This Year
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14 Lost Homesteading Skills To Learn This Year

We live in a time where everything is super accessible. We no longer need to knit our own sweaters, or make our own laundry baskets. And while the accessibility we have is a gift, we have lost something beautiful while getting here. The number of skilled artisans is slowly dwindling as handmade goods have been…

Things To Do In The Winter: How To Thrive, Not Just Survive
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Things To Do In The Winter: How To Thrive, Not Just Survive

“Plants and animals don’t fight the winter; they don’t pretend it’s not happening and attempt to carry on living the same lives that they lived in the summer. They prepare. They adapt. They perform extra-ordinary acts of metamorphosis to get them through.”  Katherine May It’s winter time, and for many of us, especially those of…

How to Make a Homemade Wreath
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How to Make a Homemade Wreath

If you’re inspired to learn the art of wreath-making, all you need are a few tools and some foraged greenery. Follow these five steps exactly and you’ll have a professional looking wreath in a couple of hours.  The Wreath-Making Tradition If you’re like me, growing up, making wreaths was something the matriarchs did–my mother and…

10 Handmade Gifts to Make This Season 
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10 Handmade Gifts to Make This Season 

The Christmas season is here, and many of us are making lists of what we’re going to gift to our loved ones. Some difficulties many people run into, include budget and finding something special for that person who has everything. That’s where homemade gifts come in! They are cost effective and because they are handmade,…