Recycled Garden – Homestead 2020 Tour

When you are deciding on what materials you should use in your garden, consider using recycled materials. Using reclaimed materials instead of brand new ones can benefit in many ways. Reusing items can save money and can help with reducing the negative impact on the environment. For instance, when purchasing new materials, you can run the risk of going beyond your planned budget. In addition, … Continue reading Recycled Garden – Homestead 2020 Tour

Urban Homestead Tour 2019

When looking for options to create a food source for your family while respecting the environment, a urban homestead is an excellent solution to an available space in your backyard. Hey there, my name is Mea, and I am an Urban Resident whose goal is to turn my home into an Urban Homestead. Residing in St. Louis, MO, I decided to transition my 200 square … Continue reading Urban Homestead Tour 2019

Simple Living: Urban Homesteading For A Better Life

“Simple living for a better life.” When I initially heard the phrase, it didn’t catch my attention. I thought it defined people limiting themselves from the joys in life just to save money. Over time, as I learned more about it, I realized that my original thought was far from the truth.  I learned that simple living is more than just living at a minimum; … Continue reading Simple Living: Urban Homesteading For A Better Life

Freezing Green Peppers & Onions

Green peppers and onions, the veggies of champions. A joyous occasion when I am making meals like meatloaf, and a compliment to mushrooms and spinach when you add a kiss of garlic powder.  In our house, it is a staple, at least to me. And since I had so many, I didn’t want them to waste. Now, there are many ways to preserve this dynamic … Continue reading Freezing Green Peppers & Onions