Get Kids Into Nature by Gardening

Get Kids Into Nature by Gardening

As a parent my number one goal every summer is to get my boys outside as much as possible. The easiest way I have found to do this is to get kids into nature with gardening. Those first few weeks of summer the new found freedom makes them excited to be outdoors. Once...

How to get Started Canning Your Own Food

Having a bounty of wonderful foods stored up in your pantry for the winter months can feel so amazing. For a newbie to canning knowing where to start is the hardest part. Join me as you learn how to can your own food. A Basic History of Canning Food Canning food is...
How to Herb Garden in the Midwest

How to Herb Garden in the Midwest

As a wife and mother here in Minnesota I’m always looking for great ways to make things stretch farther. I do a lot of cooking from scratch so keeping my herbs and spices full is a must. Knowing how to herb garden in the midwest can be a bit tricky but I have...
How to Start an Herb Garden for Beginner’s

How to Start an Herb Garden for Beginner’s

This year I started a beginner’s herb garden so I can craft my own wonderful tea creations. What better way to fall in love with tea even more than to make your own blends? I’m kind of a tea freak. I often buy my favorite go to kinds like the black tea...
A New Beginning on a New Homestead

A New Beginning on a New Homestead

It has been a very long time since my last post here at Simple Steady Home. It has been with good reason though so let me back track a bit and fill you in. What the New Homestead is Like Last year at the end of May we sold our dream home for a dream farm. As you can...