Crafting · crafts · Homesteading · Urban Homesteading

Celebrating The Winter Solstice

This year, in 2017, the Winter Solstice will happen December 21st, a Thursday, at 8:28 am in the Northern Hemisphere. The Solstice has always been a comfort to me, even as a child. I was raised in a cult, and we were forbidden from celebrating Christmas, so as a child, without knowing what the Solstice… Continue reading Celebrating The Winter Solstice

Crafting · Essential Oils · Homesteading

Spiced Hair Oil

If you are a brunette naturally, this hair oil recipe will saturate dried out winter hair. Rosemary is a natural booster for dark hair. Spiced Hair Oil Ingredients: 3 Tbsp olive or fractionated coconut oil 1 tsp dried rosemary 1 tsp ground nutmeg Directions: Add ingredients to a small glass bottle, seal tightly and shake… Continue reading Spiced Hair Oil

Crafting · crafts · DIY · Homesteading

Handmade With Love Super Bundle

I love the Super Bundles brought out by Ultimate Bundles, and the newest one released today, Handmade With Love, is amazing. If you love to craft, sew, knit or have wanted to learn, this is the one for you! As soon as it went live I picked up my copy, which I am happily going… Continue reading Handmade With Love Super Bundle

Crafting · crafts · DIY

Book Review: Finger Knitting Fun

Vickie Howell's new book, Finger Knitting Fun: 28 Cute, Clever, and Creative Projects for Kids, is a god send for me with my middle child. He wants to learn how to knit so badly, and well....if you have read my crafting posts you know I am 10 thumbs with knitting. I can do loom knitting,… Continue reading Book Review: Finger Knitting Fun

Crafting · Essential Oils

Essential Oil Recipe Box Review

Recently I had the fun of trying out the Essential Oil Recipe Box, from Simply Earth. The monthly subscription box comes with an assortment of essential oils, recipes and supplies to produce 5 to 6 items with your box each month! April's box is about cleaning. Open the windows and let Spring in! (Well....maybe not quite… Continue reading Essential Oil Recipe Box Review