Those weeds that grow along the side of the road are not all nuisance plants! If you know what to look for there is great opportunity to wild harvest one of the most all around useful medicinal herbs- Plantain. There are several types of plantain, the most common being either wide leaf (plantago major) or Read More
Are you hot and looking for something refreshing to cool you down? This unique drink will leave you feeling perky and able to make it through these hot, dog days of summer! There is no doubt about it, Ginger is one of my favorite herbs. Not only do I enjoy the taste, Read More
Rosemary is a multi-use, common herb that is easy to grow in your own garden. Not only does it grow well in most soils, it can do well in either part shade, or full sun. Another plus with Rosemary is that it grows year round and will also produce beautiful blue-lavender flowers several Read More
I had always thought of turmeric as that “weird” flavor in Indian food that I didn’t like. So when I first heard of Golden Milk, it promised some good benefits, but I just couldn’t convince myself to try it because of the turmeric. Oh, I love one of the other ingredients, ginger, and could Read More
So many of you have asked what we use and can’t live without around the homestead. As a continuing part of our mission to share what we’ve learned, we decided to open up Our Favorite Things Homesteading Store. Here you can link to Amazon to be able to purchase things that we use and think are Read More
Having a sore throat this time of year is not uncommon around our Homestead. Whether it’s from work or school, a cold due to all the weather changes, or seasonal allergies, it seems like we all manage to experience the burning, scratching, and hoarseness that makes us feel downright miserable.