Category: DIY

My New Chicken Coop: Cluck Mansion

I acquired my first flock (four chickens) and a classic style 4’x6′ Amish built chicken coop that I bought off of Facebook Market Place in the spring of 2018. We ended up moving to a neighboring state and brought the coop and chickens with… Continue Reading “My New Chicken Coop: Cluck Mansion”

Building a Green House and a Few Homesteading Book Recommendations

In December I finally nagged by boyfriend into helping me build a greenhouse. To start, I used the book Step-by-Step Projects for Self-Sufficiency: Grow Edibles * Raise Animals * Live Off the Grid * DIY. This book is fantastic! It has dozens of projects… Continue Reading “Building a Green House and a Few Homesteading Book Recommendations”

Lye Soap: What is it and how is it made?

When buying or making soap, it’s good to understand the basics in order to get your money’s worth out of your soap. This post provides a good starting point for anyone who is new to lye soaps!