“Hand Made” book review & Flaky Buttermilk Biscuits

I recently had the pleasure to read Melissa Norris’ new book  “Hand Made: The Modern Guide to Made from Scratch Living”.  So much more than just a recipe book, Melissa really invites you into her life, sharing personal stories from her childhood and family life intertwined with some seriously delicious recipes, handmade gift ideas and …

“The Chicken Chick’s Guide to Backyard Chickens” book review

As a fellow chicken keeper & blogger, I was really excited to hear about Kathy Shea Mormino’s new book “The Chicken Chick’s Guide to Backyard Chickens: Simple Steps for Healthy, Happy Hens”.  When given the opportunity to review her book, I was thrilled to check it out!  Now the same practical advice found on The Chicken …

Online Gardening School

The internet is such an awesome resource – blogs, videos, professional resources, all at your finger tips to learn about any subject you want.  I was recently introduced to an invaluable resource for gardeners, both new and seasoned.  Rick Stone, the writer behind the popular gardening blog, OurStoneyAcres.com, has an awesome Online Gardening School!  Rick is …

“The Beeswax Workshop” Peppermint Foot Care Lotion Bars

You may have seen my posts lately on homemade kitchen cleaners (here!) and homemade bathroom cleaners (here!) – I am on a mission this year to replace many of the chemicals in my home with more natural, homemade solutions.  So when I was given the opportunity to review the book “The Beeswax Workshop: How to …