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Which Is Better: Bus Conversion or a Motorhome? (Spoiler: We Chose a Bus)

With the soaring cost of housing in the United States, many people are choosing to exit the rat race and seek non-traditional living arrangements. One of the most popular movements has been the “house on wheels” trend, in which people work remotely and travel the country as digital nomads. If this type of lifestyle sounds …

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Board Game Ideas for a School Project

School projects are great ways for teachers to assess students’ mastery of overarching concepts in a far more creative fashion than through a summative assessment. To this effect, one truly creative project that can spark students’ imaginations is to assign them the task of creating their own board game. While students may get excited about …

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Rejuvenating Coffee Scrub | Essential Homestead

Ingredients: 1 c ground coffee 1/2 c epsom salts 1/4 c fractionated coconut oil 1 tsp vitamin E oil Directions: Combine all ingredients into a bowl Apply on wet skin and gently rub in a circular motion. Rinse and pat dry. Store in airtight container. New Popular The Classics Learn More Learn More Make This

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15 Uses for Fractionated Coconut Oil

In the non-chemical fractionating process, the components of whole coconut oil that cause it to be solid at room temperature and be susceptible to oxidation are removed.  The resulting substance is liquid at room temperature and very stable.  FCO has an increased shelf life, can withstand light and high heat without going rancid.  It is …

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Lemon Ginger Throat Drops | Essential Homestead

Homemade and natural throat drops are surprisingly easy to make, and useful in soothing dry and itchy throats. This recipe includes Lemon and Ginger oils, but feel free to try Spearmint, Cinnamon, Clove, or Peppermint oils.  Lemon Ginger Throat Drops Ingredients: ¾ cup water ¾ cup honey 3 drops Lemon oil 1 drop Ginger oil 1 tablespoon …

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Pumpkin Dog Treat Recipe | Gluten Free

Dogs love peanut butter and pumpkin! These treats are super easy to make and will quickly become a favorite.  Plus, no worry about allergies or issues with gluten. Pumpkin Dog Treat Recipe Ingredients: ~ 1 1/2 cups Almond Flour ~ 1/2 can (15oz) organic pumpkin ~ 1 egg ~ 1/4 cup natural peanut butter (no Sugar) ~ 2 …

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