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Frugal Foodie: How to Level Up with Homebrewing and Gardening

Just because we’re at home doesn’t mean we can’t still be frugal foodies. Today, we’ll look at how you can jumpstart a garden and start making craft brews at home! Frugal Foodie at Home Frugal foodie is back! If you’re new to this series, it’s where we explore ways you can eat well without breaking […]

4 Keys to Maximizing Your Food Forest or Permaculture Garden’s Productivity

With fall here, I’m working on two goals for our little Amazon food forest: Growing our cool weather crops to finish up this year’s harvest Prepping the food forest (along with some new areas in the yard) for springtime Looking forward to having more broccoli, carrots, and cabbage, so we’re making sure that we stay […]

Welcome to the Amazon Food Forest!

One of the reasons we fell in love with our house is because of space. Besides the awesome house, we had more land than we expected. Once the papers were signed, it was time to get to work. Last year we started off small and I set up a tiny spot by the back door to […]

Gearing Up the Greenhouse

This winter we’ve been working on a project that I believe would not only make 2017 awesome in terms of simplifying our lives, but would also be a cool project to share here. Since we knew were going to sell our townhouse and get another place, we carefully spent time defining what we really needed […]

Organic Gardening 101: Building Up Soil with Wood Chips

We have some big plans for our yard and lots of projects on our to-do list, but the foundation for all of them is pretty much the same – fix our soil. If you’ve been following me on Instagram, then you’ve already seen what we’re dealing with. We have lots of sandy dirt toward the […]