DIY fall leaf garland

We tried our hand at a new DIY fall leaf garland for a church event. Free, easy and great for toddlers and kids to help with! This post contains affiliate links, which means I make a small commission at no extra cost to you. As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases. See my …

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Finding Farm Inspiration and Farmhouse Dreaming in Ireland

Just a few weeks ago our little family took a trip to Ireland. This was our first time (except Keith, he is a travel bug) out of the country and while I am not a big traveler, Ireland did have quite the sites to see. Today I wanted to share about our trip and specifically …

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How To Make A Basic Apron- The Full Apron

Aprons are a very important in any home and mine is no exception. I love aprons to protect my clothes but also to serve as beautiful yet functional home d├ęcor. They are very easy to whip up so today I wanted to share how to make a basic apron. A little while back I shared …

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How To Clean Cast Iron After Cooking and Maintain It

Today I am sharing the third part to my cast iron series- How to clean cast iron after cooking and maintain it. Cast iron was such an intimidating thing to me when I first started and a lot of how I use it is based on trial and error. Here are my tips and what …

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How To Cook With Cast Iron Without Sticking

how to cook with cast iron girl holding cooked eggs in cast iron skillet

A few simple steps make cooking with cast iron simple. Today I am sharing my top tips and step by step instructions on how to cook with cast iron without sticking.  Last week I shared how to strip cast iron and re-season it to prepare your cast iron for use. While in my opinion this …

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How To Strip Cast Iron and Re-Season It

A good cast iron pan can make or break how you function in the kitchen. A pan or pot covered in rust cannot be used and one improperly seasoned will cause everything cooked to stick and clean up to be a pain. Today I am sharing how to strip cast iron and re-season it, so …

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Waist Apron With Pocket – Easy Sewing Tutorial For Beginners

Join me at the sewing machine today while I show you how to make a simple waist apron with pocket. Perfect for the everyday homemaker spending her days cooking, cleaning, homesteading, or any other creative endeavor that takes up her days.  I love a good apron and no matter how many I have, I cannot …

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Laundry Detergent DIY+ A Free Printable Label

Today I am sharing a simple, healthier, and cost effective liquid laundry detergent DIY. Be sure to also grab a free printable label! After having a baby, I had this desire to start switching all of my conventional products over to healthier and more natural products. I started with cleaning products but when I saw …

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DIY Photo Album Book + How I Store and Organize Photos

Today I want to share how I organize both printed and digital photos as well as take you along as I create our 2021 photo album book. For the last few years, I have had nothing but issues with my phone. The storage was always full. Could this be because I had over 6,000 photos …

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How To Make A DIY Beeswax Birthday Candle

A homemade birthday candle made from local beeswax is the perfect handmade touch for a loved ones birthday that screams from scratch and simple living. Today I am sharing how to make a DIY beeswax birthday candle. We recently had a very exciting birthday and while we did not have an elaborate birthday party, we …

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Salt Dough for Ornaments- DIY Christmas Decorations

Using salt dough for ornaments and Christmas decorations is a traditional DIY that has been done for years. Create memories and homemade ornaments for your family with this DIY Christmas ornament or garland. I must admit, I had way too much fun with this DIY. We spent the day making these salt dough ornaments, painting …

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Thrift/Antique Shopping Haul #2- For The New Farmhouse

farmhouse antique haul

I have been saving up from my recent antique shopping trips to do this farmhouse antique haul. I love to antique and have been finding a lot of things for our new house. Join me today and see what I have collected recently! Antique shopping is hit or miss for me right now. I cannot …

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How To Sew A Lined Stocking for Christmas

Handmade Christmas stockings add an extra special touch to the Christmas season. Add country charm to your farmhouse and learn how to sew a lined stocking for Christmas. Christmas this year is extra special for our family. Not only is it Ila’s first Christmas, but she was born just a few days after Christmas so …

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Natural Face Cleanser with Essential Oils + A Free Printable Label

natural face cleanser

Simplify your skincare routine with this simple natural face cleanser. A natural Castile Soap paired with an oil suited for your skin type and customized with the perfect essential oil blend will cover any skincare concerns you have. Life is busy and the last thing on my brain is skincare. Open up any one social …

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Simple Farmhouse Fall Porch Tour

Simple Farmhouse Fall Porch

Nothing sets the fall mood like brewing up a cozy cup of coffee and decorating for fall. This weekend I wanted to have some fun decorating the porch for fall. Natural elements paired with handmade items and antique pieces create the classic farmhouse style that I love. Join me today on our simple farmhouse fall …

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All Purpose Homemade Cleaner

Homemade and natural cleaning is healthier for your family, easy and cost effective. Try this all purpose homemade cleaner and you are sure to be impressed. With only 2 ingredients, this all purpose cleaner is effective but so simple to make up whenever you need it. I have tried every all purpose spray under the …

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Homemade Dish Soap With Only 3 Ingredients

Versatile, non-toxic and simple. Nothing beats an effective and homemade cleaning product. Learn how to make this DIY Homemade Dish Soap. Dishes are never ending in this household. I am home all day with the baby which means three meals a day in the kitchen. Mix that with my love for cooking and dishes are …

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