Farmhouse Style on a Homestead Budget · Living on a Homestead Budget · Money Saving Tips

Roadside Find Turned Coffee Bar!

I’m probably the thriftiest person that I know.  I absolutely refuse to pay full price for anything.  If I can get an item second-hand or as a hand-me-down, that will actually be my first choice.  To that end, finding an item for free on the side of the road gives me untold joy!  You’d probably… Continue reading Roadside Find Turned Coffee Bar!

Gardening & Urban Farming

Garden Update 4.22.17

With never-ending Wisconsin winters being unpredictable as they are, it is been far too long since I have been able to give you a garden update!  With May just around the corner, thank goodness the time has come! Jason and I have been very hard at work expanding and reworking our urban garden.  The expansion… Continue reading Garden Update 4.22.17

Farmhouse Style on a Homestead Budget · Gardening & Urban Farming · Living on a Homestead Budget · Money Saving Tips

Mason Jar Succulents 

Lately, I really enjoy decorating with mason jars; they are economical, versatile, and made to last.  There are countless ways to incorporate them into your decor, especially if farmhouse style is your goal (check out what I did in my kitchen here: Farmhouse Style on a Homestead Budget: Kitchen Organization.)  We were shopping for garden… Continue reading Mason Jar Succulents 

Health & Beauty · Living on a Homestead Budget · Money Saving Tips

DIY Deodorant 

I am loving making all my own health and beauty products!  I feel safer knowing exactly what is in them.  I am also enjoying choosing my own scents, and not having to settle for something else.  So many of my products are now lavender scented, and I like that they are all matching up, instead… Continue reading DIY Deodorant 

About Our Family

Sunshine Blogger Award

I was pleasantly surprised this morning to see an email telling me that Valerie at Living Lighter in Atlanta nominated me for the Sunshine Blogger Award!  I may have had some other ideas for this week’s blog, but I thought it would be fun to stray from the beaten path and answer her questions.  It may also… Continue reading Sunshine Blogger Award