How To Make Homemade Herbal Shampoos

how to make homemade herbal shampoos

The state of one’s hair can be a telling sign of the state of one’s body. This article will teach you how to make your own herbal shampoos. Chamomile, nettle, and soapwort are herbs suited for natural hair care, and they can make great shampoos.

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Butcher Basics For The New Homesteader

butcher basics for the new homesteader

Most homesteaders and small farmers are quite self-sufficient. Many raise their own chickens for eggs and meat, plant large gardens to grow their vegetables, and have sheep or goats around to keep the grass down in the pasture and provide delicious, protein-rich meals.

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How To Make Your Own Glue With Household Products

how to make your own glue with household products

We don’t often stop to consider how often we need to join together different pieces of material. Whether you’re building a piece of wood furniture, repairing a broken gardening tool, or putting together a new flintlock rifle, it’s important to know the best way to make a join hold firm for the long haul.

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Carrots Growing Guidelines – Gardening Tips For Beginners

carrots growing guidelines – gardening tips for beginners

One of the most versatile of root crops, carrots (Daucus carota ssp. sativus) are delicious raw or cooked and deliver an impressive list of nutrients, especially beta-carotene, in colorful packages—from the familiar orange to purple, crimson, pink, white, and yellow as well as two-tones such as purple with an orange core.

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How To Make Your Own Dyes Using Plants

how to make your own dyes using plants

Dyes have been used since ancient times to add color to fabric or other items and to oneself. Before the 19th century, commercial dyes were not available, and dyes were primarily made from natural materials, generally whatever was available in a given region.

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How To Make Survival Energy Bars

how to make survival energy bars

If you get caught up in an emergency situation after a pleasant time spent in the woods, energy bars are a great addition to your diet.

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How to make green cleaners for your household

how to make green cleaners for your household

With a few items from your pantry, you can clean and refresh your home using only natural ingredients. With some basic kitchen items and a bit of elbow grease, you can easily remove stains and kill germs.

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How To Make Dandelion and Burdock Wine

how to make dandelion and burdock wine

Walking along any country lane at different times of the year reveals a pleasing assortment of wildflowers, even in early spring. Many varieties of these flowering plants can contribute a delicate bouquet to many wines.

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The Basics Of Making Fruit Wine – Step By Step Guide

the basics of making fruit wine – step by step guide

The pleasure of wine is doubled when you make it yourself for a few cents a bottle, using your own fruits and without unnecessary additives.

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Tips For Building A Proper Smokehouse

Tips For Building A Proper Smokehouse

Once upon a time, every home had a smokehouse out back. Before refrigeration, smoke curing was the only way to safely preserve meat. Besides making the meat last longer, the time it spent inside the smokehouse gave it an extremely pleasing flavor.

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Simple Guide For Making Your Own Soap

Making Your Own Soap At Home

Up until the early 1900’s, most soaps were a homemade concoction that neither looked pretty, nor smelled pleasant. It was generally a mix of lye leached from wood ashes and fats leftover from animal slaughter or cooking.

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The Art Of Making Maple Syrup

The Art Of Making Maple Syrup

The abundance of the maple tree (sugar, syrup, etc.) has been used for what seems an eternity. My Native American ancestors tapped these trees long before the first Europeans set foot on this land, but once they arrived, these early pioneers soon learned the value of maple syrup.

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Survival Kits – Savings and Satisfaction For Preppers

Boat Kit

Survival kits suit preppers. Survival kits offer 30 to 50 percent savings so you can buy more gear for the dollar. Kits let you add custom features so you can hide weapons or add other special touches to exactly suit your needs.

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