Reviews

Powerful Plants Review: Interactive Seeds

It’s time for a Powerful Plants review and a giveaway. I was sent a book, The Carrot Napping and four packages of kid friendly garden seeds by Powerful Plants. They have offered two reader giveaways! Both winners will receive the book, The Carrot Napping. One person will also win 36 packages of seeds and the […] Powerful Plants, I want to win!

Get Started with Homemade Bread and Pasta (plus 25% off tools)

Those of you who have been following me for a while know that I made the switch to homemade bread over a year ago… and I love it! The new year is a great time for change for those of you who also want to make the switch. I would love to make the switch […] Read More

Homesteading on a Dime – Earning with Swagbucks

Being frugal is a cornerstone of homesteading (and one of the 9 strategies to self-sufficient living). Interestingly enough, a “home business” is also listed as one of those strategies. Anything you can do to be less reliant on an outside income is a plus. One thing I’ve learned is you don’t always have to start […] Read More

ONate Feed – The Cheap Chicken Feed Experiment

I am running a chicken feed experiment where I am calculating the average consumption for each type of feed (Purina, Big Sky, O’Nate, and Nutrena). My goal is to determine if lower quality feeds have a higher consumption rate and are wasted more (because of the fillers). The second feed I looked at is O’Nate. […] Read More

Nutrena Country Feed – Cheap Chicken Feed Experiment

I am running a chicken feed experiment where I am calculating the average consumption for each type of feed (Purina, Big Sky, O’Nate, and Nutrena). My goal is to determine if lower quality feeds have a higher consumption rate and are wasted more (because of the fillers). The third feed I looked at is Nutrena […] Read More

International Wildlife Museum in Tucson, AZ – Best for Families!

Family time is important. Sometimes having a planned activity can help take us out of the daily grind to sit down and spend time with each other. Things like family game night and movie night. Kid-friendly activities outside of the home are also fun for children. One of the things I like to do is […] Read More