DIY River Rock Garden Bed

DIY River Rock Garden Bed

Raised beds are a wonderful solution for many types of gardening. Here’s how to make your own beautiful river rock garden bed using basic supplies you probably already have on hand!   Many moons ago, we lived in a beautiful, fully-restored 1905...
How to Dry Tomato Skins to Make Tomato Powder

How to Dry Tomato Skins to Make Tomato Powder

Don’t throw out the tomato skins when you’re canning! You can use them to make a delicious tomato powder to season dishes! Save your skins… your tomato skins, that is! If you are new to canning, I’m gonna tell you something: you gotta skin the...
How to Ripen Tomatoes Faster on the Vine

How to Ripen Tomatoes Faster on the Vine

Are your green tomatoes slow to ripen? Check out these tricks to ripen tomatoes faster as the end of the season approaches!   Each summer, grow an abundance of tomatoes. We grow about 16 tomato plants each year that provide our tomato-based products for the...
Homesteading & Health Insurance

Homesteading & Health Insurance

If homesteading is calling your name, there are some things you need to consider before you quit your job & go off grid! Health insurance is an extremely important consideration for any homesteader – here are some options to consider for you and your family....
Zucchini Ravioli (Eat Fresh or Freeze!)

Zucchini Ravioli (Eat Fresh or Freeze!)

This low-carb, gluten free zucchini ravioli makes a savory meal featuring homegrown ingredients! Best of all, it can be enjoyed fresh or you can freeze it to preserve the harvest for later!   “There’s hardly any carbs in that whole thing! But it tastes like...