by Texas Homesteader ~ *contains affiliate link – Y’all know that RancherMan & I drink coffee every day. Those lidded coffee containers are handy when they’re empty, but they pile up. What to do with them all? Of course I’m offering them to schools/churches/nurseries for them to use on their bookshelves to hold crayons, legos […]
~Texas Homesteader~ It’s just a fact that socks wear out. It doesn’t matter how well you take care of them, eventually they end up with holes in them. And when they do, socks go on to their second purpose here on the Homestead. I typically cut off the toe section & elastic top from the […]
by Texas Homesteader ~ You say you’ve decided to pull out that can of paint you’ve had in the shed and go ahead & repaint the bathroom? Good for you! If you’re like me, painting always (aaaaaalways) involves paint being splattered on my clothes. No matter how careful I am! I used to dig in […]
by Texas Homesteader ~ *affiliate link This time of year after RancherMan & I gather documents needed for our income tax return, we always do a quick cleanup of the remaining confidential documents that we no longer need. We utilize electronic bill-pay for almost all of our bills. And we enroll in paperless billing whenever […]
by Texas Homesteader ~ *contains affiliate link How do I keep honey pouring neat when I refuse to use those plastic squeezy-bears? Luckily I’ve found an awesome solution. Come check out this Homestead Hack.
by Texas Homesteader~ Recently I cooked some great northern beans. They were delicious & we enjoyed them as a side dish for that evening’s meal. I served them later in the week as a quick side dish also. But then I wondered… Is there a more exciting way to serve these beans that will have […]
by Texas Homesteader ~ I was baking homemade blueberry muffins for a Sibling Vacation recently. I typically make jumbo-sized muffins for RancherMan. But this time I used my smaller muffin-sized tin because there would be several of us in attendance. It’s easier to eat two small muffins than to waste part of a larger one, […]
by Texas Homesteader ~ Occasionally I have difficulty opening a stubborn stuck jar lid. If RancherMan is nearby I have a handy (and oh-so-handsome) jar opener right at my disposal. But if not I still have an easy way to open those stubborn jars. And I do it using a common item in the ‘junk […]