My old-fashioned peanut butter fudge recipe is a perennial favorite during the holidays. My sisters and I make batches of this easy peanut butter fudge to give away.Read More
Want a fun project that kids can do? Try easy melt and pour soap recipes for holiday giving.Read More
An old-fashioned holiday tradition is to hang an evergreen wreath on your door to welcome family and friends.
Wreath making is quick and very inexpensive.
As beautiful as the holidays can be with lights and displays, it can also get pricey. Here’s some tips on how to how to save electricity through the holiday season.Read More
Learn how to make cute, personalized cross stitch Christmas decor and stocking tags.Read More
Make some changes by using these eight frugal holiday tips to keep it simple and simply wonderful!Read More
Autumn is a time of wonderful flavors and big holiday meals. Try these cranberry recipes for your next autumn get-together!Read More
You could have a pantry full of superior edibles made from preserve recipes that make convenient, thoughtful gifts in a jar from your pantry or freezer.Read More
When each of us kids left home, Mom gave us several of the best kitchen gadgets, one of which was a cast iron skillet. I still have that skillet and it gets daily use.Read More
Add to Favorites Save money on your survival gear list by making items from scratch. Homemade fire starters combine free or upcycled materials with inexpensive combustibles. Whether you need to …Read More
By Cherie Dawn Haas – One of the beauties of homesteading is learning how to use everything that’s available to us in some way, and if you grow grapes for wine or jelly, that resourcefulness includes making grapevine crafts. I discovered this firsthand a few years ago after pruning hundreds of our vines one season.Read More
One of the neatest things about having a desire to be as independent as possible is the many things you learn to do on your own. And come those cold winter days, you’ll be happy to know how to make lip balm at home.Read More
Winter holidays often involve cold weather, hot drinks, and homemade arts and crafts. It also means the kids are out of school for one to three weeks. What homemade arts and crafts can kids do, without risk of injury, that can also serve as holiday gifts?Read More
The poinsettia plant has come to represent the holiday season in much of the world. Knowing how to take care of a poinsettia plant can mean years of growth and blooming.Read More
Like my grandmother, I have a hard time keeping any houseplant alive. She did know how to grow a Christmas cactus though.Read More