Bumps and bruises, aches and pains? No need to rush out and buy expensive heat and cold packs when you can make your own from things you have at home. These DIY heat and cold packs are super easy to make and can be used over and over again.Make Your Own Heat Pack When I was little I suffered a … [Read more...] about How to Make Your Own Hot and Cold Packs
Spring is in the air and that means it's time to till the ground and order seeds. I know that our northern readers are still sipping coffee by the fireplace and waiting for the snow to melt, but here in Texas we've already planted spring crops. Just yesterday I seeded my backyard garden and today … [Read more...] about Backyard Farm and Garden Books Giveaway – Win 6 Books!
Mom Prepares has been very blessed to have Angela England as a guest expert for a few months now and we know you've enjoyed her posts on backyard farming. This is why we're really excited to introduce you to her brand new book, Backyard Farming on an Acre (More or Less) and to give one of you a … [Read more...] about Backyard Farming Guide Review
Last spring I learned about rocket stoves when a friend built one. Ladies, these things are fabulous! They're easy to build, but capable of producing a hot flame that you can cook over or use to heat up an area. You can even bake bread with a little modification. Knowing how to build one from bricks … [Read more...] about What is a Rocket Stove? Why Do I Need One?