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Slow Cooker Fried Apples Recipe

Slow Cooker Fried Apples Recipe

Slow Cooker Fried Apples Recipe It is November and we’re coming up on Thanksgiving fast!  This one of my favorite times of the year! And while I love spending time with family and cooking a big meal, I don’t always love slaving away all day […]

How to install drip irrigation for fruit trees

How to install drip irrigation for fruit trees

How to install drip irrigation for fruit trees What’s the most important to the survival of your fruit trees?  For me in Texas, it is definitely – water!  Here in Texas we have absolutely brutal summers with highs reaching the triple digits regularly.  It can […]

Essential Oils – 3 Methods to use Essential Oils

Essential Oils – 3 Methods to use Essential Oils

When you find something that works – you want to use it.  That is the way we feel about Essential Oils in our home.  We first tried them out about a year ago and had some immediate success.  We implemented a healthy lifestyle and starting […]

Essential Oils – What are Essential Oils and why to use them

Essential Oils – What are Essential Oils and why to use them

What are Essential Oils Essential oils are plant extracts that are aromatic. These oils help the plant regulate growth and metabolism, builds the plant’s immune system and wards off viruses, bacteria, fungi, parasites and inserts.  Like plants, these essential oils can help our body function […]

Best animals for your homestead

Best animals for your homestead

Best Animals for your homestead If one of your goals is self-sufficiency (or close to it) and you’re not a vegan, you’ll need a source of milk, eggs, and possibly meat. Even if you are a vegan, keeping animals on your homestead can provide you […]

How to plant an apple tree in your garden

How to plant an apple tree in your garden

How to plant an apple tree in your garden Apple trees are adaptable to a wide variety of soil types and growing conditions. Like most fruit trees, growing apple trees successfully requires a commitment to regular care and maintenance. But once apple trees are established […]

Salted Caramel Apple Sheet Cake Recipe

Salted Caramel Apple Sheet Cake Recipe

Salted Caramel Apple Sheet Cake Recipe Everybody loves caramel, right?  I mean, who wouldn’t?  I absolutely love caramel! Caramel everything.  It can’t get any better – or can it?  If you haven’t had a dessert with salted caramel, then you are missing out.  The salted […]

How to pick the best apple at the market

How to pick the best apple at the market

How to pick the best apple at the market Grocery shopping wasn’t always something that I liked.  Grocery runs weren’t a regular occurrence for me until I grew up and got married. I got a job at a restaurant and my love for food was […]

How to mulch around fruit trees

How to mulch around fruit trees

How to mulch around fruit trees Mulching is an easy way to cut down on water loss by plants and soil, as well as to slowly add nutrients back into the soil. Mulches come in organic and non-organic forms; and they affect soil acidity, water […]

Slow Cooker Apple Cider Recipe

Slow Cooker Apple Cider Recipe

Slow Cooker Apple Cider Recipe What makes every cold night with family better?  A glass of warm apple cider.  We love to enjoy this slow cooker apple cider when we need a fresh and tasty pick-me-up on those chilly nights. Why buy apple cider at […]