Different Ways I Use Soapberries For A Natural Clean

by Texas Homesteader~ I was thrilled to find a soapberry tree growing in our NE Texas property. I found it far back in a remote pasture. The berries on the tree had already turned yellow in those cool autumn days. As a matter of fact, it was the yellow orbs that attracted my attention to […]

Stuck-On Food? How To Easily Clean Cast Iron

by Texas Homesteader ~  To preserve the coveted finish of cast iron, the method required to clean it is different than other materials. But even so, it’s not hard at all. Just slightly different. The skillets in my kitchen are comprised of a single stainless steel skillet for making my Homemade Chocolate Pudding and such, […]

Homestead Hack: Saving Your Fingernails When Cleaning

by Texas Homesteader ~ We’ve all been there.  You scrub & scrub your stove but that tiny little stuck-on piece is being stubborn.  You scratch at it with your fingernail to dry to dislodge it.  But since your hands have been in the water, those fingernails don’t have the same ooomph as when they’re dry. […]

Homestead Hack: Use All Of Your Spray Cleaner

by Texas Homesteader ~ Cleaning – we’ve all gotta do it #amiright??!! My favorite cleaner is much simplified from my younger days.  Back  then I’d prance down the highly-scented cleaning aisle picking up whichever cleaner spray had the most eye-catching label. But I recently wrote about how cleaning has become complicated.  So my cleaner of […]