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DIY Straw Bale Cold Frame

How to Make a Straw Bale Cold Frame

If you started seeds indoors this year, you'll need a way to harden off your...
Non-Candy Easter Basket Ideas for Babies, Kids, & Teens

Non-Candy Easter Basket Ideas for Babies, Kids, & Teens

Skip the candy and the junky toys!  Instead, try these non-candy Easter basket ideas for...
Top 3 Nontoxic Cookware Options

Top 3 Nontoxic Cookware Options

Making the switch to nontoxic cookware is a simple way to support good nutrition and...
Cashew Crusted Mahi Mahi

Cashew Crusted Mahi Mahi

This Cashew Crusted Mahi Mahi is a big hit with every member of our Yankee...
Homemade Herbal Seasoning Salt

Homemade Herbal Seasoning Salt

Use this homemade herbal seasoning salt to add flavor to meat, salads, salad dressings, soups,...
The Best Water Filter for a Healthy Home

The Best Water Filter for the Healthy Home

Switching to a high-quality water filter is a simple step towards a healthier home and...
Seasoning Salt with Essential Oils

Easy Seasoning Salt with Essential Oils

This Easy Seasoning Salt with Essential Oils is fantastic on a slow cooked roast, and...
Slow Cooker Roast Beef

Simple Slow Cooker Roast Beef

The method for this Slow Cooker Roast Beef is super simple, and yields tasty, tender...
Quick and Easy Tomato Basil Soup

Quick and Easy Tomato Basil Soup

I like to think of this Tomato Basil Soup as a healthy "fast food" option. ...
Favorite Children's Books About Seeds and Gardens

11 Favorite Children’s Books About Seeds and Gardens

This year, as you prepare to order seeds for your spring garden, why not order...
The Best Nontoxic Mattress for Healthy Sleep

The Best Nontoxic Mattress for Healthy Sleep

Do you know what’s in your mattress?  I sure didn’t, until we began a household...
30+ Essential Oil Recipes for Diffusing

Essential Oil Recipes for Diffusing

Looking for solid essential oil recipes for diffusing? The sky's the limit when it comes...
How to Do a Family Christmas Countdown

37 Ideas for Your Family Christmas Countdown

By year three of our Family Christmas Countdown, it had already become a firmly established...
Kathleen

I Need Your Help!

I’m eager to help you "get real"—with real food, real household products, and an honest,...
Why Our Chickens Stopped Laying

Our Chickens Stopped Laying…And It’s All Our Fault

Our chickens stopped laying, and we couldn't figure out why. (more…)