Frugal & Simple Living

How to Preserve Herbs (4 Ways to Preserve Herbs At Home)

Almost every year without fail, I wait until the last possible moment to harvest and preserve everything out of our garden, including my herbs. Sure, I harvest things throughout the season to eat or enjoy fresh, but when it comes to preserving (as with many other...

Homemade Yogurt Recipe (Plain & Greek Style)

I’ve known that homemade yogurt was “a thing” for a long time. I always considered making it myself, but it was never really at the top of my list of skills to learn, for a few reasons. Number one: we don’t have a dairy cow or even goats yet....

The Ultimate Guide to Emergency Water Preparedness

Water. Fresh, clean, potable water—Besides air, it's absolutely the most important thing when it comes to survival. To many people around the world who have trouble accessing it, water is their most valuable resource by far. In fact, fresh,...
Easy Homemade Chai Tea Mix

Easy Homemade Chai Tea Mix

Made with black tea and an aromatic mix of warming spices, this homemade chai tea mix makes it easy to stay cozy on cold days so you can skip the expensive coffee shop and whip up some homemade chai instead!   What is chai tea? Chai tea...

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Hi! I’m Anna, and I’m a city girl turned modern homesteader who’s passionate about growing, cooking and preserving real food at home, creating my own herbal medicine and all-natural home and body care products, and working toward a simpler, more sustainable and self-sufficient life each and every day. 

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