Monday, June 17, 2013

Book Review :: The Backyard Homesteader By Carleen Madigan

The Backyard Homestead: Produce All the Food You Need on Just a Quarter Acre!
The Backyard Homestead:
Produce All The Food You Need On Just A Quarter Acre!
By Carleen Madigan
Title: The Backyard Homestead
Author: Carleen Madigan
Source: Review book from the publisher
Number Of Pages: 368
ISBN: 1603421386
Publisher: Storey Publishing
Publication Date: February 2009
My Rating: 5 out of 5 Stars

Book Description {Taken From GoodReads):
"Put your backyard to work! Enjoy fresher, organic, better-tasting food all the time. The solution is as close as your own backyard. Grow the vegetables and fruits your family loves; keep bees; raise chickens, goats, or even a cow. The Backyard Homestead shows you how it's done. And when the harvest is in, you'll learn how to cook, preserve, cure, brew, or pickle the fruits of your labor.

From a quarter of an acre, you can harvest 1,400 eggs, 50 pounds of wheat, 60 pounds of fruit, 2,000 pounds of vegetables, 280 pounds of pork, 75 pounds of nuts."
Book Review ::
I have always enjoyed the thought of producing your home-grown food in your own backyard and the idea of making things yourself like cheese, ice-cream, butter, etc. I just love the homesteading premise and though I've not been able to put it into much practice since we don't have a lot of land, we have recently endeavored to plant a garden and raise chickens, and I found this book very helpful in the process of getting advice on both gardening, chicken raising and a bunch of other homesteading related things.

Review & Giveaway :: Wild Butterfly Boutique

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Hi there! Today I've got a very fashionable shop that I will be reviewing, and they are also sponsoring giveaway! Today I'm excited to share with you about a lovely little online shop called Wild Butterfly Boutique which is a website that sells pretty necklaces in bunches of spectacular colors! Shall we take a peek at the lovelies this shop has to offer?

// A Peek Into The Shop //



Monday, June 3, 2013

Review & Giveaway :: Hands of Grace

Hands of Grace

"Hands of Grace specializes in homemade lotion bars, made with all natural ingredients and no nasty chemicals or weird preservatives, so you don't need to worry about what you're rubbing onto your skin! Perfect for people who have sensitive, but dry, skin. Lightly scented with either pomegranate or lavender. Hands of Grace also offers a variety of other homemade bath and beauty products like lip balms and bath salts."
// A Peek Into The Shop//

Hands of Grace is a delightful small shop that sells all natural and homemade embossed lotion bars, lip balms and bath salts! Here is a peek into the shop!