Vegan Taxidermy

December 13th, 2010 - posted under: The Farm » Home

Can we talk about how much I loathe the taxidermy trend? Never mind, let’s not go there. Suffice it to say that as far as I’m concerned, nothing ruins an otherwise stunning decor more than death on display. Yeesh! Who decided that this was attractive?! It’s hard to ignore a fad so rampant, so rude. [...]

Natural Homemade Liquid Dishwasher Detergent

February 16th, 2010 - posted under: The Farm » Home

A few months back I posted a recipe for a powdered dishwasher detergent. I got a ton of positive feedback, and the recipe seemed to work great for most of my readers. However, there was a subset left unsatisfied – which is totally unacceptable to me! I had requests for a liquid version, as some [...]

Natural ‘Homemade’ Carpet Cleaner: Stain Removing Method

February 9th, 2010 - posted under: The Farm » Home

See that? That’s how much I believe in my method. I actually, intentionally, poured wine all over my carpet. The things I do for this site! So lets say this was an accidental spill. Red wine. Muddy tracks. Or . . . pet pee. First – and quickly – you’ll need to grab your rags [...]

Family Cloth: Getting Set Up

December 16th, 2009 - posted under: The Farm » Home

How does one prepare to replace something as seemingly sanitary and culturally expected as toilet paper? Well, some times you just have to dive in . . . erm . . . metaphorically speaking. Ew. If you’d like to learn more about why one would want to do such a thing, you can get the [...]

Homemade Holidays: Reusable ‘Java Jackets’

December 11th, 2009 - posted under: The Farm » Home

Cute, right? These little goodies make the perfect green gift for your favorite eco-conscious pal. Not everybody manages to keep a ceramic cup on hand at all times – but anyone could easily slip this small piece into a purse or pocket. Portable, practical, and of course super-stylish! And best of all, made by YOU. [...]