Here you will find tips, ideas, and advice on living a DIY and practical self-reliance lifestyle. Whether you want to grow and preserve your own food, live a healthier life thanks to natural products and ingredients, embrace self-reliance by living off the grid, prepare your family for a power outage or other emergency, or simply want to “do it yourself” at home, then you’ve come to the right place! We want all of those things too, so let’s learn together.
Are you trying to build up your homesteading skills? Learning the art of soapmaking is a traditional skill that all homesteaders should have.
Caring for baby chicks is fun, educational, and is one of the most rewarding things you will do! It can also be heartbreaking. Check out these tips to get started.
Raising chickens is not only fun but is also sustainable and has many environmental benefits.
The Food Forest is an innovative new way of eating that combines organic farming with permaculture principles. Learn more about its benefits!
Lemon balm plant is an herbal ally worth preserving and harvesting. Here are some tips on how to harvest, dry and preserve this amazing plant ally.
Blue vervain tincture helps you find peace in your body, mind, and emotions.
The health benefits of stinging nettle and how to find, identify, harvest, and prepare them.
Looking for an easy and unique nature craft for all skill levels? Try branch weaving.
Bare root fruit trees are cheaper than container-grown trees, easier to plant and the first-year survival rate is much higher. In this article, we explain what bare root trees are, how to plant them, and how to care for them after planting.
Make your own all-natural DIY disinfectant spray. It’s cost-effective, smells great, and is better for your health.
There’s no need to buy store-bought sodas when you can make your own homemade fermented sodas at home with ginger bug. This free-range culture is easy to catch and maintain so you can make probiotic sodas all year round.
Elevate your bath by taking a relaxing soak with these 12 simple herbal bath tea recipes.