Category Archives: DIY

Making Homemade Deodorant Making Homemade Deodorant


I’ve been interested in making homemade deodorant for a while.  Have you? Having breast cancer run in my family is one main reason that making homemade deodorant seems like a good idea.  I’m not much of a conspiracy theorist but putting that much chemical on my armpits everyday and chemically clogging and controlling my sweat glands…
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Are you on Hometalk? Are you on Hometalk?


Happy Sunday! Thought I’d pop in real quick to tell you about my love for the social media/sharing site Hometalk – http://www.hometalk.com/fivelittlehomesteaders .  (Picture Pinterest…. but better for us homestead-y types because it only includes projects/information about home and garden topics!)  I did a post once before about the site.  You can check it out…
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72 Hour Kit – Getting Prepared 72 Hour Kit – Getting Prepared


As I’ve talked about in previous posts, I really believe that my family needs to do a lot more prepping.  While I’m not particularly concerned with a zombie apocalypse or anything, I do know that even minor emergencies can leave an unprepared family feeling helpless.  I wrote a post recently on how we have restocked…
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DIY Facial Scrub and Mask DIY Facial Scrub and Mask


I’m not one for spending a bunch of money on fancy facial or beauty products.  Not only do I find most of them unnecessary, I am also turned off by all the chemicals that they contain.  Furthermore, I find most of them (ESPECIALLY the organic ones) cost prohibitive.  So, what’s a girl to do? Well,…
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Prepping for Beginners – Top 5 Tips Prepping for Beginners – Top 5 Tips


Are you a “prepper?”  Know what a prepper is?  Think “prepping” is just for those “crazy” people who worry about the armageddon, zombies taking over and/or the world coming to an end? For those of you who don’t know – a prepper is generally considered to be a person who takes seriously the responsibility of…
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Spring Craftiness Spring Craftiness


  Who doesn’t like to get a little crafty? Every now and then I like to head down to the local craft store, break out the acrylic paint and do a little crafting. This past weekend I headed down to my local Michaels – http://www.michaels.com/ store to pick up some supplies for the Pinterest Party…
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