Farmstead Recipes

3 Ingredient Granola Bars

Warning: Susan rant in 3…2…1…! Do you know why nutrition labels list sugar in grams? Because the average American has no idea how many grams of sugar are in a teaspoon, or what their intake of sugar should be each day. Sugar is added to EVERYTHING you buy in a box or jar or can.… Continue reading 3 Ingredient Granola Bars

Farmhouse Style on a Homestead Budget

Farmhouse Style on a Homestead Budget: Wallpaper Framed Art

When we moved into our house nearly 3 years ago, I could not wait to hunt for treasures that might be hidden inside.  After all, she was nearly (as of this year, is) a 100 year old house.  While we definitely didn’t find anything to make us rich or famous, we have found several items… Continue reading Farmhouse Style on a Homestead Budget: Wallpaper Framed Art

DIY Cleaning Supplies

Homemade Laundry Detergent

About 6 years ago my husband Jason and I were expecting our first son.  The excitement of that special time is always mixed with nervous anticipation; ours was coupled with the financial stress of having just been married.  Jason brought up several cost-saving ideas, including making our own laundry detergent.  Considering the amount of laundry… Continue reading Homemade Laundry Detergent


First Ever Blog Follower Giveaway!

It’s Time For My First Ever Blog Follower Giveaway! What’s up for grabs, you might ask? A large jar of my Homemade Pancake Mix along with your choice of a jar of my Homemade Strawberry Jam, Strawberry Rhubarb Jam, or Apple Jelly! What do you have to do? Sign up on WordPress to follow my… Continue reading First Ever Blog Follower Giveaway!

Farmstead Recipes

Infused Water in Mason Jars

Ah, a new year. 2017. Awesome. With a new year comes the topic of resolutions.  Now, I’m all for bettering oneself, but I don’t necessarily believe that a flip of a calendar page determines one’s will for the rest of the year.  Unfortunately, the statistics show us that very few people will follow through on… Continue reading Infused Water in Mason Jars