An Introduction to Urban Homesteading

Vegetable garden with large squash plants and wooden trellis for cucumbers and beans to climb on

Also known as backyard farming, small-scale homesteading, suburban homesteading, modern homesteading or city farming – urban homesteading is all about living a more sustainable lifestyle that practices going back to the basics of less consumption, less buying, less dependency on the supply chain, and more making – and sometimes, just making do. Urban homesteading means … Read more

How to Finish Seams

How to Finish Seams

Whether you are just learning how to sew or you have been making clothes for years, there is one dilemma that we all run into – how to finish seams. In this post, I am going to go into the different methods of seam finishing and tell you about what I believe to be the best and easiest way to finish seams on the clothes and accessories that you make.

Ultimate Guide to Saving Money on Groceries

Cans of store brand vegetables are a great way to save money on groceries

Various ways of saving money on groceries, including making a grocery list and sticking to it, comparing prices at different stores, buying in bulk, and purchasing seasonal produce. It also suggests taking advantage of sales and discounts, and planning meals around items that are on sale. Additionally, it recommends avoiding pre-packaged or convenience foods, which tend to be more expensive, and opting for generic or store-brand products.