2/22/2010 3:38:10 PM
Our second attempt at home roasting coffee beans yields tasty results.
4/8/2010 10:16:11 AM
Scrapbooking doesn’t have to be difficult or time-consuming. As with most things, when you have a plan, things tend to go much smoother – and a whole lot quicker.
6/1/2010 11:08:02 AM
Old sewing machines are some of the best machines made. Treasures in the thrift store not to be overlooked.
6/14/2010 10:38:44 AM
It's easy to preserve family heritage by interviewing family members and taking notes. Then combine the information you've learned with photos you have, and you've got a piece of history that will last a lifetime.
7/9/2010 11:33:26 AM
Lori writes a tribute to her dad, a woodworker extraordinaire!
8/2/2010 3:04:23 PM
Learn to photograph your farm animal friends, capturing their unique personalities, then turn those photos into beautiful scrapbooks.
10/4/2010 4:45:20 PM
This Cheddar Cheese Recipe is an excellent version to commence your cheese-making endeavors.
10/5/2010 9:22:06 AM
Making homemade cheese is truly a rewarding science.
10/6/2010 10:49:32 AM
Live trees, LED lights and reusable gift bags are only a few of many environmentally friendly christmas decorating ideas.
10/12/2010 3:16:52 PM
Easy-to-make gifts perfect for holiday giving.
10/13/2010 2:48:49 PM
Robyn gets some children excited about hand sewing and includes easy directions for a small bag.
10/27/2010 10:47:53 AM
Hank has high hopes for making good homemade wine with his new Artful Winemaker kit.
12/2/2010 10:57:53 AM
This Random Acts of Kindness Advent Calendar will get you in the giving mood.
12/2/2010 12:56:55 PM
Colorful and inspiring, barn quilts liven up the rural landscape with patchwork patterns.
2/8/2011 11:38:35 AM
Lisa tries her hand at soapmaking.
2/8/2011 3:55:15 PM
Staci shows you how to make a vintage recipe card clipboard.
2/9/2011 1:34:56 PM
Learning how to use a loom let me use Grandma's instrument to weave generations together with homemade rugs.
2/11/2011 1:23:59 PM
It's been a very stressful time. Changes are happening.
5/18/2011 8:18:29 AM
A lesson on how to spin wool from fiber animals into yarn on a spinning wheel.
5/31/2011 4:22:19 PM
Honey is but one of the honeybee products created by ever-industrious honeybees.
6/1/2011 7:00:59 PM
My husband and I went soap selling at a bar.
6/2/2011 1:59:07 PM
Andy Olenick shares his Beeswax Lip Balm Recipe that uses ingredients you probably already have on hand.
6/28/2011 10:52:28 AM
The Long Branch School of Maine is due to open September 2011where regional experts will teach workshops that promote self-reliance and sustainability.
10/1/2011 2:20:24 PM
I won't let the fear of not being great steal the joy of the creative process, the growth that comes from learning and the contentment that comes from being proficient.
10/7/2011 3:11:01 PM
With the right equipment, ingredients and a little bit of training, learning how to make homemade soap can be fun and simple.
11/11/2011 11:36:16 AM
Learn how Barbara rehabs our scented candles and brings renewed fragrance and candlelight to dark days and winter evenings.
11/22/2011 4:25:53 PM
Make goodie jars for everyone on your gift list this year.
11/22/2011 4:40:12 PM
Give the gift of a relaxing cup of hot cocoa in a jar.
11/22/2011 4:49:28 PM
Gift recipients will love the fact that they can open their gift, mix it up, pop it in the oven, and in no time be enjoying a delicious treat.
11/23/2011 6:19:09 PM
Sarah describes the month of Thanksgiving traditions and shares her favorite new cranberry recipe.
12/19/2011 7:38:36 PM
Sarah tells about scavanging barbed wire along side the highway.
12/23/2011 1:02:16 AM
Join us as we celebrate the holiday season by trying to make a gingerbread barn. Then we decorate gingerbread cookies, and head to the famous Opryland hotel to visit Shrek and see Christmas lights!
2/6/2012 4:29:11 PM
Scrapbooking is a creative way to record family history.
2/6/2012 4:32:23 PM
History of the valentine in America.
2/9/2012 4:13:47 PM
Arizona woman talks about growing up on her family farm; remembering her chores, entertainments, and life lessons
2/13/2012 9:46:28 AM
A Missouri woman recalls making molasses from sugar cane as a cash crop for her family farm
2/13/2012 10:21:47 AM
A Tennessee woman recalls the chore of churning butter as a girl
2/15/2012 9:09:20 AM
A Californian recalls Sunday dinner in her youth at her grandparents' family farm
2/15/2012 9:55:47 AM
An Oregonian recalls her childhood memories of heating systems on her family farm, including wood-burning stoves
2/22/2012 7:14:25 AM
Winter months are the perfect time to learn a new craft.
3/8/2012 4:42:39 PM
South Dakota woman recalls her father making her family's shoes as a child during the depression era.
5/2/2012 9:54:38 AM
Tips to transform old, worn-out or ruined items into new and improved items.
9/24/2012 1:17:03 PM
Make a handmade recipe scrapbook for the cooks in your life for a unique holiday gift.
9/25/2012 10:53:41 AM
Instead of buying gifts this year, think about making easy homemade holiday gifts for family and friends.
12/4/2012 4:11:57 PM
$10 Christmas Challenge!
12/15/2012 10:31:52 AM
Create one of a kind gift baskets for all those loved ones! Cabbage & Swiss Chard don't have to be scarry- see my two yummy & super easy recipes! Enjoy friends!
12/18/2012 5:44:20 PM
Some great easy to make and buy gift ideas for you with a few days left... and of course some yummy Market Fresh Recipes!
1/25/2013 12:45:38 PM
Painting a beehive for beginner beekeepers.
2/12/2013 11:57:28 AM
Robin Mather reviews the book, "The Spinner’s Book of Yarn Designs: Techniques for Creating 80 Yarns."