Dogs and carpet don't mix. In fact, country living and carpet don't mix either... Unfortunately for me, when we purchased our house, it had brand-new, white Berber carpet. Me, being the frugal person that I am, wouldn't dream of ripping out brand new carpet... So, here we are. Our dogs have a knack of finding and eating the nastiest things. I would bet we are pushing a world record on how many times I have cleaned up various forms of … [Read more...] about Frugal Homemade Carpet Cleaner
Really. It did. Back in 2008 when we purchased our homestead, we had no intentions of growing as many vegetables as possible, milking goats, or attempting to raise free-range eggs. Heck, at that point, we were still eating Cool Whip and "Pasteurized Processed Cheese Product".... We were just thrilled to find this reasonably priced old farmhouse. It had plenty of outbuildings and 67 acres for our horses to graze. But then the crazy … [Read more...] about It All Started with a Compost Pile….