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Melissa K. Norris Blog Posts

All the good stuff, straight from the blog. Including gardening, canning, food recipes, DIY recipes and more.
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These flowers have medicinal qualities that we can use to help build our natural medicine cabinet. Growing Herbs, Growing Flowers, Growing Food, Survival Gardening, Gardening Tips, Design Thinking, Natural Medicine Cabinet, Herbal Medicine, Herb Garden Design
Plant These Medicinal Herbal Flowers from Seed Now for Next Spring
These flowers have medicinal qualities that we can use to help build our natural medicine cabinet.
Melissa K. Norris Old-Fashioned Living
Melissa K. Norris Old-Fashioned Living
If you’re considering buying land and starting a homestead, or even moving an existing homestead to a new property, this podcast is one you'll want to tune into to learn what to look for and things to be aware of BEFORE you buy. Homestead Property, Homestead Gardens, Keeping Goats, Pet Vet, Off Grid Living, Grow Your Own Food, How To Buy Land, Natural Life, Norris
Buying Homestead Property
If you’re considering buying land and starting a homestead, or even moving an existing homestead to a new property, this podcast is one you'll want to tune into to learn what to look for and things to be aware of BEFORE you buy.
Homesteaders learn to look at things commonly seen as a problem and figure out a way to use them where we actually enjoy them or they’re beneficial on the homestead. Check out these 4 Edible and Medicinal Weeds Growing in Your Backyard. You may be surprised to find the many uses including natural remedies, teas, and even baking ingredients! #naturalremedies #herbal #medicinal #weeds Edibles Weed, Wild Edibles, Backyard Farming, Backyard Garden, Big Garden, Terrace Garden, Garden Table, Kitchen Garden, Garden Landscaping
4 Edible & Medicinal Weeds Growing in Your Backyard
Homesteaders learn to look at things commonly seen as a problem and figure out a way to use them where we actually enjoy them or they’re beneficial on the homestead. Check out these 4 Edible and Medicinal Weeds Growing in Your Backyard. You may be surprised to find the many uses including natural remedies, teas, and even baking ingredients! #naturalremedies #herbal #medicinal #weeds
As a new homesteader, it can be hard to know what to do FIRST on your homestead. Or, if you've been homesteading for a while, what to do NEXT. In this podcast, I'm sharing my tips to know what to do next, and how it worked out for my family when first getting started so many years ago. Canning Vegetables, Fermented Vegetables, Veggies, Fermented Pickles, Fermented Foods, Fermentation Recipes, Fermenting, Milk Kefir
What To Do FIRST On Your Homestead
As a new homesteader, it can be hard to know what to do FIRST on your homestead. Or, if you've been homesteading for a while, what to do NEXT. In this podcast, I'm sharing my tips to know what to do next, and how it worked out for my family when first getting started so many years ago.
Melissa K. Norris Old-Fashioned Living
Melissa K. Norris Old-Fashioned Living
Straight from my Grandmother’s recipe box, this vintage date bread recipe is a perfectly healthy baking indulgence to serve as breakfast or dessert during the holidays. Serve with butter, a variety of cream cheeses, or a sprinkle of cinnamon and sugar. You decide…most find it sweet enough and don’t even realize there isn’t any added sugar in the recipe! #datebread #holidays #baking Bread Recipes Sweet, Bread Recipes Homemade, Sweet Bread, Baking Recipes, Cake Recipes, Dessert Recipes, Dinner Recipes, Date Sugar Recipes, Holiday Recipes
Grandmother's Date Bread Recipe: Vintage Recipe
Straight from my Grandmother’s recipe box, this vintage date bread recipe is a perfectly healthy baking indulgence to serve as breakfast or dessert during the holidays. Serve with butter, a variety of cream cheeses, or a sprinkle of cinnamon and sugar. You decide…most find it sweet enough and don’t even realize there isn’t any added sugar in the recipe! #datebread #holidays #baking
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Melissa K. Norris Old-Fashioned Living
Melissa K. Norris Old-Fashioned Living
Need a healing salve for your dry skin? Learn how to make this DIY homemade herbal salve with dry herbs instead of essential oils. #herbal #salve #dryskin #healingsalve Diy Lotion, Homemade Lotion, Homemade Bath Products, Lotion Bars, Diy Natural Products, Diy Homemade, Homemade Recipe, Diy Recipe, Beauty Products
Homemade Peppermint Salve for Dry Skin
Need a healing salve for your dry skin? Learn how to make this DIY homemade herbal salve with dry herbs instead of essential oils. #herbal #salve #dryskin #healingsalve
Melissa K. Norris Old-Fashioned Living
Melissa K. Norris Old-Fashioned Living
Planning a garden, especially during a pandemic year, is more important now than any other year. Here are my best tips for planning your garden this winter to have your best spring, summer, and fall garden. Fall Garden Vegetables, Seasonal Garden, Autumn Garden, Growing Vegetables, Summer Garden, Spring Summer, Family Garden
Garden Planning in Winter
Planning a garden, especially during a pandemic year, is more important now than any other year. Here are my best tips for planning your garden this winter to have your best spring, summer, and fall garden.
I choose to render lard with the slow cooker method because the stovetop or in the oven causes spattering and messes. Learn how to make rendered lard in your Crockpot or Instant Pot, and which sources are best for soaps and which is best for cooking (there is a difference!). #lard #renderinglard Rendering Lard, Healthy Fats, Healthy Recipes, Nourishing Traditions, Crispy Fried Chicken, Flaky Pie Crust, Diy Baking, Cooking Ingredients, Recipe Using
How to Render Lard
I choose to render lard with the slow cooker method because the stovetop or in the oven causes spattering and messes. Learn how to make rendered lard in your Crockpot or Instant Pot, and which sources are best for soaps and which is best for cooking (there is a difference!). #lard #renderinglard
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As a new homesteader, it can be hard to know what to do FIRST on your homestead. Or, if you've been homesteading for a while, what to do NEXT. In this podcast, I'm sharing my tips to know what to do next, and how it worked out for my family when first getting started so many years ago. Agri, Garden Pests, Natural Disasters
What To Do FIRST On Your Homestead
As a new homesteader, it can be hard to know what to do FIRST on your homestead. Or, if you've been homesteading for a while, what to do NEXT. In this podcast, I'm sharing my tips to know what to do next, and how it worked out for my family when first getting started so many years ago.
Melissa K. Norris Old-Fashioned Living
Melissa K. Norris Old-Fashioned Living
8 medicinal plants you need to grow in your garden this year, and a list of the health benefits for each one. Not only are these some of my favorite power house remedies on the homestead, but they’re beautiful to grow just for appearances. #medicinalherbs #apothecary #herbalremedies Organic Herbs, Organic Gardening, Gardening Courses, Gardening Vegetables, Garden Plants, Garden Fence
8 Medicinal Plants You Need to Add to Your Garden This Year
8 medicinal plants you need to grow in your garden this year, and a list of the health benefits for each one. Not only are these some of my favorite power house remedies on the homestead, but they’re beautiful to grow just for appearances. #medicinalherbs #apothecary #herbalremedies
I'm definitely not a prepper, but there are certain things that I always keep stocked in my pantry. The following list is food items that I'll never be without because they help me get home-cooked meals on the table every night. I'm also sharing where I like to buy them for the best price and what meals we typically make throughout the week. Pantry Items, Food Pantry, Pantry Supplies, Pantry List, Pantry Storage, Pantry Organization, Storing Food Long Term, Kitchen Aid Mixer Attachments, Flaky Pie Crust Recipe
How to Stock a Pantry
I'm definitely not a prepper, but there are certain things that I always keep stocked in my pantry. The following list is food items that I'll never be without because they help me get home-cooked meals on the table every night. I'm also sharing where I like to buy them for the best price and what meals we typically make throughout the week.
Learn how to prune blueberry bushes not only for the health of the plant but to reap a larger harvest in years to come. This is a complete guide to the care of your blueberry bushes, including how to mulch and why. #blueberry #pruning #blueberrybush Pruning Blueberry Bushes, Blueberry Gardening, Blueberry Plant, Blueberry Bush Care, Blueberry Companion Plants, Growing Blueberries, Growing Fruit
How to Prune Blueberry Bushes
Learn how to prune blueberry bushes not only for the health of the plant but to reap a larger harvest in years to come. This is a complete guide to the care of your blueberry bushes, including how to mulch and why. #blueberry #pruning #blueberrybush
Melissa K. Norris Old-Fashioned Living
Melissa K. Norris Old-Fashioned Living
Don’t let those basil plants you lovingly grew from seed go to waste over the winter. All you need are some kitchen windows, and this simple guide on how to grow basil indoors. #basil #growbasil #basilplants Growing Basil Indoors, Herbs Indoors, Garden Veggies, Vegetable Garden, Planting Herbs, Planting Flowers
Grow Basil Indoors Without Dirt All Winter!
Don’t let those basil plants you lovingly grew from seed go to waste over the winter. All you need are some kitchen windows, and this simple guide on how to grow basil indoors. #basil #growbasil #basilplants
Melissa K. Norris Old-Fashioned Living
Melissa K. Norris Old-Fashioned Living
Learn how to grow cut flowers for business or pleasure, plus why you'd want to! I'm chatting with Beth from Crowley House Flower Farm about how she earns a living doing what she loves. Natural Living Diy, Flower Farm, Flower Garden, Growing Cut Flowers, Flower Business, Seed Saving, Farm Stand, Heirloom Seeds
Growing Cut Flowers
Learn how to grow cut flowers for business or pleasure, plus why you'd want to! I'm chatting with Beth from Crowley House Flower Farm about how she earns a living doing what she loves.
This easy and healthy low sugar apple jam recipe is seriously the next best thing to apple pie filling. Except, dare I say it, maybe better because one can smear it on just about anything and not have to wait for said apple pie to bake? Okay, dare accepted, I said it. Seriously..apple pie jam is my new… jam. #apple #applepie #applejam #jam Apple Pie Jam, Sugar Free Apple Pie, Easy Apple Pie, Apple Pie Filling Recipes, Apple Recipes, Jelly Recipes, Canned Apple Pie Filling, Low Sugar Recipes, No Sugar Foods
Apple Pie Jam
This easy and healthy low sugar apple jam recipe is seriously the next best thing to apple pie filling. Except, dare I say it, maybe better because one can smear it on just about anything and not have to wait for said apple pie to bake? Okay, dare accepted, I said it. Seriously..apple pie jam is my new… jam. #apple #applepie #applejam #jam
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Melissa K. Norris Old-Fashioned Living
Melissa K. Norris Old-Fashioned Living
How to manage your time to get it all done with work and a functioning homestead #homestead #homesteadlife #homesteading Modern Homesteading, Homesteading Skills, Natural Living, Raising Farm Animals, Family Movie Night, Family Movies, Dinner Prep, Time Management Skills
How to manage your time with a functioning homestead
How to manage your time to get it all done with work and a functioning homestead #homestead #homesteadlife #homesteading
Planning a garden, especially during a pandemic year, is more important now than any other year. Here are my best tips for planning your garden this winter to have your best spring, summer, and fall garden.
Garden Planning in Winter
Planning a garden, especially during a pandemic year, is more important now than any other year. Here are my best tips for planning your garden this winter to have your best spring, summer, and fall garden.
Melissa K. Norris Old-Fashioned Living
Melissa K. Norris Old-Fashioned Living
Using natural products to repel insects and create a natural medicine cabinet and remedies arsenal is big on my list and one of my main passions. Natural Diy, Natural Health, Natural Herbs, Natural Insect Repellant, Insect Repellent, Mosquito Repellent, Natural Healing Remedies
Natural Remedies and Recipes to Repel Bugs
Using natural products to repel insects and create a natural medicine cabinet and remedies arsenal is big on my list and one of my main passions.
Melissa K. Norris Old-Fashioned Living
Melissa K. Norris Old-Fashioned Living
Does your home have a large closet pantry complete with deep shelves and drawers? Perhaps you have a small space just enough for a few shelves? Either way I have seven tips to help you organize your homestead pantry, and ideas to build your food storage on a budget. #pantry #organize #homestead #foodstorage Homestead Kitchen, Homestead Farm, Homestead Survival, Homestead Living, Urban Survival, Wilderness Survival, Urban Homesteading, Homesteading Animals
7 Tips to Organize & Build Your Homestead Food Storage & Kitchen
Does your home have a large closet pantry complete with deep shelves and drawers? Perhaps you have a small space just enough for a few shelves? Either way I have seven tips to help you organize your homestead pantry, and ideas to build your food storage on a budget. #pantry #organize #homestead #foodstorage
Melissa K. Norris Old-Fashioned Living
Melissa K. Norris Old-Fashioned Living
Complete your herbal medicine cabinet by learning about the benefits, uses, and even a DIY recipe on how to make your own dandelion salve. #dandelion #salve #herbal #herbalmedicine Diy Healing, Healing Salves, Cold Home Remedies, Herbal Healing, Diy Remedies, Health Remedies, Herbal Remedies, Homeopathy Remedies
How to Make Dandelion Salve
Complete your herbal medicine cabinet by learning about the benefits, uses, and even a DIY recipe on how to make your own dandelion salve. #dandelion #salve #herbal #herbalmedicine
If you've been looking for a homemade yogurt recipe that's not too tangy, but also thick and creamy you've come to the right spot. I'm sharing my recipe, plus all my tips for getting delicious thick yogurt every single time. Homemade Yogurt Recipes, Diy Food Recipes, Homemade Cheese, Pizza Recipes, Healthy Desserts, Yummy Recipes, Yogurt Maker, Yogurt Cups
Homemade Yogurt (Thick & Creamy)
If you've been looking for a homemade yogurt recipe that's not too tangy, but also thick and creamy you've come to the right spot. I'm sharing my recipe, plus all my tips for getting delicious thick yogurt every single time.
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Keeping backyard chickens (egg-laying hens) is a wonderful way to offset your food costs by getting farm-fresh eggs. It’s also great to know you’re getting healthy eggs from hens that have been fed non-GMO food and had plenty of access to fresh greens, bugs and worms. But there are some specifics you’ll want to know before bringing your chickens home for the best success. How big does the chicken coop need to be? How much do chickens eat? How do I keep my chickens healthy? And so much more! Chicken Home, Chicken Eating, Chicken Eggs, Raising Chickens, Raising Quail, Raising Ducks, Homestead Chickens, Keeping Chickens, Egg Laying Hens
Raising Egg-Laying Chickens
Keeping backyard chickens (egg-laying hens) is a wonderful way to offset your food costs by getting farm-fresh eggs. It’s also great to know you’re getting healthy eggs from hens that have been fed non-GMO food and had plenty of access to fresh greens, bugs and worms. But there are some specifics you’ll want to know before bringing your chickens home for the best success. How big does the chicken coop need to be? How much do chickens eat? How do I keep my chickens healthy? And so much more!
Melissa K. Norris Old-Fashioned Living
Melissa K. Norris Old-Fashioned Living
Skip the store-bought hot cocoa packets with the horrible ingredients, instead make your own homemade hot cocoa mix with healthy ingredients that both mom and kid will love! Use this for a DIY hot cocoa bar, or for great hot cocoa mixes in a mason jar for a gift! Crush up a little peppermint and you've got instant peppermint hot cocoa! Hot Cocoa Recipe Homemade, Homemade Hot Chocolate, White Chocolate Chips, Easy Homemade, Homemade Gifts, Diy Hot Cocoa, Hot Cocoa Mixes, Hot Cocoa Bar, Cocoa Recipes
DIY Hot Cocoa Mix
Skip the store-bought hot cocoa packets with the horrible ingredients, instead make your own homemade hot cocoa mix with healthy ingredients that both mom and kid will love! Use this for a DIY hot cocoa bar, or for great hot cocoa mixes in a mason jar for a gift! Crush up a little peppermint and you've got instant peppermint hot cocoa!
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Melissa K. Norris Old-Fashioned Living
Melissa K. Norris Old-Fashioned Living
Fermented vegetables are healthy, full of probiotic bacteria and enzymes, and are extremely delicious when done correctly! I've created the ultimate guide to fermenting vegetables including everything you need to know, from supplies, ingredients, which veggies ferment best, and my best tips and tricks for success. Fermented Drink, Pickling, Food Hacks, Homemade Kombucha
Fermented Vegetables 101
Fermented vegetables are healthy, full of probiotic bacteria and enzymes, and are extremely delicious when done correctly! I've created the ultimate guide to fermenting vegetables including everything you need to know, from supplies, ingredients, which veggies ferment best, and my best tips and tricks for success.
This post is filled with all things rosehips for natural medicinal purposes. Including rosehip benefits, why we should be growing our own rosehips, harvesting, preparing, drying, and using rosehips medicinally. Home Canning Recipes, Tea Recipes, Planting Roses, Rose Hips Benefits, Natural Remedies, Rosehip Recipes, Rosehip Tea
Medicinal Uses for Rosehips
This post is filled with all things rosehips for natural medicinal purposes. Including rosehip benefits, why we should be growing our own rosehips, harvesting, preparing, drying, and using rosehips medicinally.
There are several different methods for food preservation, and in this episode of the Pioneering Today Podcast (episode #307) we are going to cover what mechanisms are at play for nine of these methods including canning, fermenting, dehydrating, curing, salt preserving, preserving in oil and so many more! Tomato Recipes, Enzymes Activity, Cleaners Homemade, Homemade Sauce, Home Food
The Science of Food Preservation Methods
There are several different methods for food preservation, and in this episode of the Pioneering Today Podcast (episode #307) we are going to cover what mechanisms are at play for nine of these methods including canning, fermenting, dehydrating, curing, salt preserving, preserving in oil and so many more!
We’re talking all about fermented and cultured dairy! Everything from the health benefits, the types and varieties, the history, and why you should absolutely be consuming fermented dairy on a regular basis. Not just fermented dairy, but HOMEMADE fermented dairy and why it’s so much better for you! From yogurt, milk kefir and buttermilk, to cultured cheeses and so much more. #fermenting #fermentedcheese #fermenteddairy #cultureddairy No Dairy Recipes, Homemade Recipes, Homemade Yogurt, Cultured Dairy Products, Fermented Dairy
Benefits of Fermented Dairy
We’re talking all about fermented and cultured dairy! Everything from the health benefits, the types and varieties, the history, and why you should absolutely be consuming fermented dairy on a regular basis. Not just fermented dairy, but HOMEMADE fermented dairy and why it’s so much better for you! From yogurt, milk kefir and buttermilk, to cultured cheeses and so much more. #fermenting #fermentedcheese #fermenteddairy #cultureddairy
Melissa K. Norris Old-Fashioned Living
Melissa K. Norris Old-Fashioned Living
Life during the Great Depression was pretty different than it is now. Come see what life was like and learn self-sufficiency tips from the 1940s. I'm interviewing my dad, who lived without electricity or indoor plumbing, and was raised during the Great Depression! There are so many tips to learn! #greatdepression #greatdepressionliving #greatdepressiontips Power Outage Preparedness, Emergency Preparedness, Survival Life Hacks, Survival Tips, Great Depression, Frugal Living Tips, Before Us
Tips from the Great Depression
Life during the Great Depression was pretty different than it is now. Come see what life was like and learn self-sufficiency tips from the 1940s. I'm interviewing my dad, who lived without electricity or indoor plumbing, and was raised during the Great Depression! There are so many tips to learn! #greatdepression #greatdepressionliving #greatdepressiontips
Melissa K. Norris Old-Fashioned Living
Melissa K. Norris Old-Fashioned Living
Over a year ago we did an experiment in the garden by mulching half of it with wood chips. The results have been very eye-opening! Covering your garden with a mulch layer suppresses the weeds, retains moisture (meaning you have to water less!), and eventually breaks down and feeds your crops. Wood Chip Mulch, Wood Chips, Vegetable Garden Tips, Garden Mulch, Garden Paths, Gardening Zones
Pinterest pin with a picture of a shovel scooping wood chips.
Over a year ago we did an experiment in the garden by mulching half of it with wood chips. The results have been very eye-opening! Covering your garden with a mulch layer suppresses the weeds, retains moisture (meaning you have to water less!), and eventually breaks down and feeds your crops.
If you're looking to expand your garden, or grow more food in less space, this podcast is one you'll want to listen to. I interview Shannon, who lives in the pacific northwest, who wants to expand her garden, grow more food in less space, maximize her yield, and preserve it all for her family without getting stressed or overwhelmed. #gardenplanning #gardenplan #gardening Small Space Gardening, Garden Spaces, Small Garden, Spring Garden, Container Gardening, Garden Hoe, Succession Planting
Garden Planning
If you're looking to expand your garden, or grow more food in less space, this podcast is one you'll want to listen to. I interview Shannon, who lives in the pacific northwest, who wants to expand her garden, grow more food in less space, maximize her yield, and preserve it all for her family without getting stressed or overwhelmed. #gardenplanning #gardenplan #gardening
Melissa K. Norris Old-Fashioned Living
Melissa K. Norris Old-Fashioned Living
Planning a garden, especially during a pandemic year, is more important now than any other year. Here are my best tips for planning your garden this winter to have your best spring, summer, and fall garden. Vegetable Garden Design, Planting Vegetables, Vegetable Gardening
Garden Planning in Winter
Planning a garden, especially during a pandemic year, is more important now than any other year. Here are my best tips for planning your garden this winter to have your best spring, summer, and fall garden.
Learning how to make apple cider vinegar at home is one of the easiest things to make and even if you've had trouble, I've got troubleshooting tips so your homemade apple cider vinegar turns out, Homemade Apple Cider Vinegar, Apple Cider Vinegar Remedies, Apple Cider Vinegar Mother, Raw Vinegar, Vinegar Benefits, Cold Sores Remedies, Natural Cold Remedies, Cold Cures
How to Make Raw Apple Cider Vinegar at Home
Learning how to make apple cider vinegar at home is one of the easiest things to make and even if you've had trouble, I've got troubleshooting tips so your homemade apple cider vinegar turns out,
As a homesteader, there are always movements that require me to be in good physical shape. From building fences, lifting hay bales, and weeding in the garden, if I'm not physically fit, I end up in pain from injury or strain. Join me as I share my journey to a life of good health, including my tips and tricks for keeping up with fitness, as well as my current fitness routine. Homeopathic Remedies, Thyroid Levels, Steady State Cardio, Thyroid Medication
Fitness for Homesteaders
As a homesteader, there are always movements that require me to be in good physical shape. From building fences, lifting hay bales, and weeding in the garden, if I'm not physically fit, I end up in pain from injury or strain. Join me as I share my journey to a life of good health, including my tips and tricks for keeping up with fitness, as well as my current fitness routine.
Melissa K. Norris Old-Fashioned Living
Melissa K. Norris Old-Fashioned Living
Perfect homemade dinner rolls! This dinner rolls recipe was passed down from my husband's grandma, I haven't found a better recipe! Also called buttermilk dinner rolls, these rolls are light, fluffy, with the perfect combination of fresh ground spelt and all-purpose flour. Slather them with butter hot out of the oven and be ready to give the recipe to everyone at your holiday table! These will be your go-to easy rolls for Thanksgiving Dinner (or Christmas, Easter, etc). Grab the recipe now! Homemade Dinner Rolls, Dinner Rolls Recipe, Homemade Bread, Thanksgiving Rolls, Dough Starter, Easy Rolls, Baked Rolls
Dinner Rolls Recipe
Perfect homemade dinner rolls! This dinner rolls recipe was passed down from my husband's grandma, I haven't found a better recipe! Also called buttermilk dinner rolls, these rolls are light, fluffy, with the perfect combination of fresh ground spelt and all-purpose flour. Slather them with butter hot out of the oven and be ready to give the recipe to everyone at your holiday table! These will be your go-to easy rolls for Thanksgiving Dinner (or Christmas, Easter, etc). Grab the recipe now!
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Melissa K. Norris Old-Fashioned Living
Melissa K. Norris Old-Fashioned Living
Many of us enjoy a good cup of herbal tea just because, but today we'll look at using it in a medicinal capacity. Herbal Tea Remedies, Healing Herbs, Tea Recipes Loose Leaf, Tummy Tea, Medicinal Tea, Homemade Tea, Herbal Tea Blends
Herbal Medicinal Tea - How to Make Your Own
Many of us enjoy a good cup of herbal tea just because, but today we'll look at using it in a medicinal capacity.
Melissa K. Norris Old-Fashioned Living
Melissa K. Norris Old-Fashioned Living
Learn to make homemade vanilla extract with vodka or rum. I have two methods of making vanilla extract, both are extremely simple and take less than five minutes. Then learn how long until your extract is ready, how to store it, and the best recipes! Homemade Spices, Homemade Treats, Chocolate Mayo Cake, Gluten Free Vodka, Double Chocolate Zucchini Muffins, Swing Top Bottles
Homemade Vanilla Extract
Learn to make homemade vanilla extract with vodka or rum. I have two methods of making vanilla extract, both are extremely simple and take less than five minutes. Then learn how long until your extract is ready, how to store it, and the best recipes!
Learn how natural insect repellents work for us, why you should stay away from pesticides, and how to make your own natural insect repellent recipe. Insect Spray, Homemade Lotion Bars, Lotion Bars Recipe, Diy Bug Spray, Repellents, How To Make Homemade
Do Natural Insect Repellents Work and Recipe
Learn how natural insect repellents work for us, why you should stay away from pesticides, and how to make your own natural insect repellent recipe.
Melissa K. Norris Old-Fashioned Living
Melissa K. Norris Old-Fashioned Living
In this post (and podcast episode) I'm helping a Pioneering Today Academy member troubleshoot her gardening questions for hot climates. I'm answering specific questions such as seed saving from fruit trees, growing herbs, utilizing shady areas of your yard, amending soil, and so much more! Squash Plant, Fungal Diseases, Sandy Soil
Hot Climate Gardening Tips
In this post (and podcast episode) I'm helping a Pioneering Today Academy member troubleshoot her gardening questions for hot climates. I'm answering specific questions such as seed saving from fruit trees, growing herbs, utilizing shady areas of your yard, amending soil, and so much more!
If you suspect you've purchased contaminated soil, you'll want to know these tips for soil remediation and how to fix your soil. The number of issues of contaminated soil is increasing and people are having to deal with soil or compost that's been exposed to herbicides or other contaminants that are negatively affecting their gardens. Organic Soil, Organic Produce, Garden Diseases, Soil Contamination, How To Make Compost, Compost Tea, Healthy Environment
Soil Remediation
If you suspect you've purchased contaminated soil, you'll want to know these tips for soil remediation and how to fix your soil. The number of issues of contaminated soil is increasing and people are having to deal with soil or compost that's been exposed to herbicides or other contaminants that are negatively affecting their gardens.
If you're looking to raise meat chickens, the next natural step is to consider breeding chickens for a sustainable flock. Learn what it takes to successfully breed chickens, as well as tips and tricks if you're considering this option. Raising Meat Chickens, Raising Backyard Chickens, Egg Laying Chickens, Mcmurray Hatchery, Chicken Feed, Chicken Coop
Breeding Meat Chicks
If you're looking to raise meat chickens, the next natural step is to consider breeding chickens for a sustainable flock. Learn what it takes to successfully breed chickens, as well as tips and tricks if you're considering this option.