Craft Tutorial: Reversible Shabby Chic Raggy Bag

      These shabby chic Raggy Bags are not only functional while looking great but they are also reversible, allowing you to create two completely different looks with just one bag! Oh, and if you have trouble sewing in a straight line you don’t need to worry as they are super-easy to make too.… Read More

55 Natural Homemade Toiletries You Can Make Yourself!

  As the cost of living continues to rise and concerns about what we are putting into and onto our bodies increase, we kill two birds with one stone* and bring you 55 homemade toiletries you can make yourself! Go online and you may find yourself inundated with beauty tidbits and info about skincare products.… Read More

A productive homemade weekend

    Our dreams of self-sufficiency and living off our own land are still far off but it isn’t stopping us from finding out how self-sufficient we can become from where we currently are. This weekend has seen our kitchen step up into full productivity mode. We have begun making our own bread daily –… Read More

Is the horsemeat saga another reason we should go back to basics?

    For a long time now Mike and I have been re-thinking our family’s lifestyle.  About five years ago we opted to stop buying the cheaper meats and instead eat more veg-based meals so that when we did eat meat we could afford the organic version instead. Our dream of moving to a place… Read More