My Homestead!

Well, since I have a heart of a farmer who loves to work in the soil and see things grow, who doesn’t mind hard work, my first thought was maybe now is the time for a full on garden, chicken coup and some dwarf goats? A cow is definitely too big. This is where I realized that we were heading towards a homestead lifestyle, with my husband getting an anvil and he has made his own forge – why not forge ahead?

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What’s in Store Bought Commercial Soaps?

Commercial Soap: As we go along in life you may start figuring out what we have been conditioned to buy and use, that looks good, smells good — may not necessarily be good. Shopper Beware!

Like shampoos, these wonderful and normally inexpensive bars that we have on our shopping list and choose because it smells good or is the brand that has the best of the best products – SHOULD NOT BE TAKEN HOME TO CLEAN OFF THE DAYS GRIME.

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Apothecary ~ Valerian

Valerian is strictly used as an herbal medicinal tea for those nights we need to sleep better or a light tea in the day for anxiety.

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Gardening & Plant Benefits

One of the best things I have done was to work in the soil, get my hands dirty and to watch my plants grow! I love working in the garden!

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Ylang Ylang Tree

Ylang Ylang is a unique and very sought after essential oils that high end perfumeries use for perfumes such as Chanel #5. Once the flowers are ready to be picked, I pinch them off and dry them to be infused in a carrier oil for perfumes, soaps and lotions.

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