This year I had a great time harvesting my vegetables from my garden and preserving them for future use. This year I was able to harvest my Basil and make Pesto. I really love to make pesto and freeze it, so when I am wanting to make chicken pesto pizza, or any other dish that … Continue reading Making Pesto from Garden Fresh Basil
During this time of year, late Summer and early Fall, I am busy harvesting and preserving on our Homestead. Our own peach trees do not produce enough fruit to be able to can, so I have found a local organic orchard, where I can purchase my fruit and in this case, peaches. I love getting … Continue reading Canning Peaches on the Homestead 🙂
As I was making this video, I was processing pears. I thought to myself that it would be fun to incorporate what I was doing on the homestead with our homestead business Pauper's Candles and have our Spiced Pear Soy Candle be the candle to give our winner for the September Free Candle Give Away. … Continue reading Time to Announce Our Candle Winner for September from Pauper’s Candle Company
Have you ever thought to yourself, what do I do with this candle now that I have burned it? We say, "turn it into a drinking glass." All you have to do with your Pauper's Candle is clean out your jar and you have yourself a glass that you can fill with your favorite beverage. … Continue reading Turn Your Pauper’s Candle into a Drinking Glass!!!
I was in my kitchen and wanting a snack and had a craving for my lemon cucumbers. I had picked some the day before and they were chilled and waiting in my fridge. I did the usual, peeled, sliced, and quartered the lemon cucumber, added a little salt and pepper and ranch. As I was … Continue reading Garden Fresh: Lemon Cucumber Walnut Salad
One of my favorite animals and things to do on our homestead is to care for our chickens. I love our ladies! Chickens require little and give much in return. I still consider myself a novice when it comes to sick chickens. I have not had much success in healing a chicken once they are … Continue reading Sick Chick on the Homestead
Congratulations to our August Winner!! May you enjoy your Basil Sage Mint Candle!! And the Winner is...watch our little video to find out! If you would like to be entered into our Free Candle Give Away that we do each month, you only need to Join Our Email Family. This can be done by going … Continue reading August Winner for Our Candle Give Away!!!
We are excited to announce our July Candle Winner! Our off grid homestead business, Pauper's Candle Company, gives a candle away each month to one of our Email Family Members. If you want to be automatically entered into our candle drawing you can go to our website, http://www.pauperscandles.com and click "Join Our Email Family" in … Continue reading Pauper’s Candles July Candle Give-Away Winner!!
Congratulations to Our Winner! And the Winner Is... Each month Pauper's Candles gives a FREE Scented Soy Wax Candle that we make on our off grid homestead. Those individuals who are part of Our Email Family are automatically entered each month. This month's winner is receiving one of our new Candle Summer Scents, Pomelo Sage. … Continue reading June’s Candle Give-Away Winner!
We decided to purchase a 1940's double sink, double drain board sink for our kitchen, when we built our home. Being off grid and knowing we would not have a dishwasher, we thought that this may be a great choice. After having our sink for 5 years, this has proven to be a super choice … Continue reading Think Kitchen Sink!