How To Make Oil Of Oregano At Home – The Perfect Autumn Project To Prep For Cold And Flu Season

October 7th, 2014 - posted under: The Farm » Home

EDITED TO ADD: HOME CANNING, INCLUDING PRESERVING IN OIL, CARRIES THE RISK OF FOOD BORNE ILLNESS SUCH AS BOTULISM. THIS IS RARE BUT POSSIBLE, AND MY OVERACTIVE INTEGRITY WON’T ALLOW ME TO *NOT* MENTION IT. IF YOU PLAN TO MAKE OIL INFUSIONS AT HOME, PLEASE READ THE CDC PAGE ON BOTULISM, AND PLEASE USE YOUR [...]

Natural And Cruelty-Free Pest Control: Rats And Mice

September 3rd, 2014 - posted under: The Farm » Home

Okay, I’ll admit it. I had a rodent problem. Eek! But in my defense, it’s sort of inescapable here. I live near downtown, and right next to a creek. It’s that perfect buffer zone between the rural and the urban that’s an ideal breeding ground for city-friendly wild life. We have a raccoon family that [...]

A Teeny Tiny Room For A Very, Very Big Little Boy

August 17th, 2014 - posted under: The Farm » Home

It’s finished! After months and months (and months! seriously, oi) of working in our spare time, Jeremy and I have finally finished Waits’s bedroom makeover. It’s so exciting! And what a labor of love. This is a project that started off ambitious and then progressively spun further and further out of control. But Jeremy and [...]

Mason Jar Travel Cup HACK: Homemade Cuppow/EcoJarz Sip Cup

January 26th, 2014 - posted under: The Farm » Home

First things first! Thank you SO MUCH for all the love and well wishes on my Birthday Love List last week. Celebrations and school were keeping me extra busy, but of course I read each comment, and every single one of them made my birthday so much better. So thank you!!! And now, on to [...]

DIY Eco-Friendly Daily Shower Spray

October 2nd, 2013 - posted under: The Farm » Home

One of my most popular recent posts was a “recipe” (two ingredients, and one of them optional – can I really call it a recipe?) for natural homemade coconut oil”hair repair” treatment. And in writing that post, I realized that I hadn’t posted anything on DIY eco-friendly body care since . . . 2009. What?!! [...]