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Articles about organic gardening, from-scratch recipes and food preservation techniques and tutorials.

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....

How to Make A Sourdough Starter From Scratch

Learn how to make your own sourdough starter from scratch using just flour and water and start baking sourdough bread in just a few days! *** Sourdough starters have been a homestead kitchen staple for as long as there have been homesteaders. One...

Top 10 Best Crops to Grow In A Victory Garden

Victory gardens gained popularity in both World War I and World War II when American and Canadian citizens were encouraged to grow as much of their own food as possible as part of the war effort, so that commercially grown food could be sent to...
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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