DIY Minimalist Chicken Coop

October 22, 2017 do-it-yourself, homesteading, youtube

I have learned so much more from hands-on experience caring for chickens than I ever did from reading a book or a website. There are just some things that need to be right there in front of you to be completely understood… like hens and their home. 😁🐔 To begin with, not every coop is built to withstand every temperature across the world. Modifications need to be made depending on where you live. For example, I live a hair to theRead More


March 19, 2017 do-it-yourself, youtube

It snowed!!! Even though I was looking forward to digging out the garden, I was still happy it snowed. I figured this just might be the last big snowfall of the season and so decided to just enjoy it. One of the many things uploading videos every week has given me, is a new found appreciation of the outdoors. I mean I’ve always loved summer but now I’m really seeing the beauty in all the seasons. I knew that ifRead More

Minimalist Face & Body Lotion

February 25, 2017 do-it-yourself

The day we decided to make lotion didn’t go as planned but the lotion stilled turned out great. It’s been almost a year since I made our last batch which goes to show me that my homemade lotion lasts just as long, if not longer, than store-bought lotion. I doubled the amount that you see in this video last year so I will be making some more next week. The 6 oz. jars can be purchased in your local grocery store whereRead More