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Homemade Christmas

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Your one stop Pinterest board to homemade Christmas gifts featuring handmade old-fashioned presents, decorations, ornaments, centerpieces,crafts, treats, recipes, DIY ideas, and tutorials. Frugal and inexpensive ways to treat our loved ones with fabulous heartfelt gifts.

Melissa K. Norris Old-Fashioned Living
There's nothing more cherished than a homemade Christmas gift. Back in the pioneer days, almost all the gifts were handmade, carefully planned and thought out for months in advance. Here's a list of quick and easy (and affordable) DIY gift ideas. Homemade Christmas Gifts, Homemade Gifts, Diy Gifts, Homemade Cake Mixes, Homemade Spices, Do It Yourself Inspiration, Box Cake Mix, Fudge Brownies, Lotion Bars

DIY Gift Ideas

There's nothing more cherished than a homemade Christmas gift. Back in the pioneer days, almost all the gifts were handmade, carefully planned and thought out for months in advance. Here's a list of quick and easy (and affordable) DIY gift ideas.

The holidays are upon us and it's time to get all those gifts for the homesteader in your life. Take it from me, a fellow homesteader, these are the top gifts that I've ever received (or bought for myself!). Everything from the cast iron in the kitchen to organizing the garden, personal care items, and more! Do It Yourself Inspiration, Mason Jar Projects, Crazy Patchwork, Easy Face Masks, Homemade Christmas Gifts, Lotion Bars, Top Gifts, Food Storage, Homesteading

Homesteader's Gift Guide

The holidays are upon us and it's time to get all those gifts for the homesteader in your life. Take it from me, a fellow homesteader, these are the top gifts that I've ever received (or bought for myself!). Everything from the cast iron in the kitchen to organizing the garden, personal care items, and more!

Managing Holiday Stress and anxiety can be difficult. Find simple, powerful and NATURAL solutions to beat holiday stress. #holidaystressmanagement #managingstress #seasonalstress #holidaystressfamily #holidaystresstips Holiday Stress, Holiday Fun, Christmas Fun, Holistic Wellness, Health And Wellness, Herbs For Health, Stress Busters, Natural Health Remedies, Coping Mechanisms

Powerful Solutions to Beat Holiday Stress

Managing Holiday Stress and anxiety can be difficult. Find simple, powerful, and NATURAL solutions to beat holiday stress.

Are you looking for an easy homemade gift to give during the holidays? How about some hot chocolate mix? Everyone LOVES hot chocolate during the holidays. Christmas Drinks, Christmas Parties, Holiday Drinks, Christmas Crafts, Fun Cocktails, Cocktail Recipes, 16 Oz Mason Jars, Favorite Things Party, Easy Homemade Gifts

Hot Chocolate Mix - The Happy Housewife™ :: Cooking

Are you looking for an easy homemade gift to give during the holidays? How about some hot chocolate mix? Everyone LOVES hot cocoa during the holidays.

Spiced Homemade Cranberry Sauce Recipe ( Canning Instructions) | The House & Homestead Canned Cranberry Sauce, Buy Store, Elderberry Syrup, Homemade Christmas Gifts, Herbal Medicine, International Recipes, Homestead, Herbalism

Spiced Homemade Cranberry Sauce Recipe (+ Canning Instructions) | The House & Homestead

This homemade spiced cranberry sauce is so good and so easy to make, you'll never buy store-bought cranberry sauce again!

Everyone needs an easy DIY from-scratch homemade brownie mix in a jar. One that tastes better than the store-bought processed version, whips up super quick and doesn't use any special ingredients. Homemade Brownie Mix, Homemade Brownies, Fudge Brownies, Homemade Christmas Gifts, Homemade Gifts, Do It Yourself Inspiration, Christmas Baskets, Meals In A Jar, Jar Gifts

DIY Brownie Mix

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Everyone needs an easy DIY from-scratch homemade brownie mix in a jar. One that tastes better than the store-bought processed version, whips up super quick and doesn't use any special ingredients.

The holidays are upon us and it's time to get all those gifts for the homesteader in your life. Take it from me, a fellow homesteader, these are the top gifts that I've ever received (or bought for myself!). Everything from the cast iron in the kitchen to organizing the garden, personal care items, and more! Natural Life, Natural Living, Top Gifts, Best Gifts, Cast Iron, It Cast, Do It Yourself Inspiration, Mason Jar Projects, Cleaners Homemade

Homesteader's Gift Guide

The holidays are upon us and it's time to get all those gifts for the homesteader in your life. Take it from me, a fellow homesteader, these are the top gifts that I've ever received (or bought for myself!). Everything from the cast iron in the kitchen to organizing the garden, personal care items, and more!

The best Traditional Hot Cross Buns, an easy recipe from the 1950’s. Made with or without raisins, or substituted with dried fruit of your choice. Complete with the added healthy bonus of being completely refined sugar free! #hotcrossbuns #traditional #bread Cross Buns Recipe, Bun Recipe, Glaze Recipe, Recipe Box, 1950s Food, No Rise Bread, Hot Cross Buns, Homemade Spices, Processed Sugar

Traditional Hot Cross Buns - Easy Recipe from 1950

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The best Traditional Hot Cross Buns, an easy recipe from the 1950’s. Made with or without raisins, or substituted with dried fruit of your choice. Complete with the added healthy bonus of being completely refined sugar free! #hotcrossbuns #traditional #bread

Learn how to smoke cheese at home. Easy, frugal, and quick. Step by step instructions to make gourmet smoked cheese at home. Butter Cheese, Meat And Cheese, Wine Cheese, Food Storage, Yogurt, Smoked Cheese, Smoked Gouda, Smoked Pork, Smoker Cooking

How to Smoke Cheese

Smoked cheese is so versatile and works great at special dinners, party appetizers, or even as simple snacks when that need for comfort foods strike. Here is a step by step guide on how to smoke cheese yourself, and feel like a pro. #Traeger #smokedcheese #appetizers

Wanting a more natural self-sustainable lifestyle? These easy homemade beeswax candles contain just two ingredients, come together in 30 minutes, and use natural resources. Perfect for being prepared or cutting out the chemicals. Read now to get your cand Homemade Candles, Diy Candles, Candle Decorations, Candle Containers, Candle Jars, Candle Holders, Candle Making Business, Do It Yourself Inspiration, Candles

How to Make Beeswax and Lard Candles at Home

How to make natural beeswax candles with just two simple ingredients. DIY instructions explain which wicks and molds work best, and why I choose not to use essential oils. #beeswax #candles #diycandles #lard

How to Make Your Own 3 Ingredient Lotion Bars - Want to use natural skin care but don’t have tons of money or time? These 3 ingredient lotion bar - Diy Lotion, Lotion Bars, Organic Skin Care, Natural Skin Care, Natural Beauty, Natural Face, Natural Makeup, Organic Makeup, Diy Beauté

How to Make Homemade Lotion Bars - Just 3 Ingredients

Some lotion bar recipes can get really complicated, but this one is so easy using just 3 ingredients. Perfect for dry skin using natural coconut oil, shea butter, and beeswax, this combination absorbs quickly leaving a non greasy feel. #lotionbar #coconutoil #dryskin

Making a creamy green bean casserole from scratch is nearly as easy as the traditional version we see on Thanksgiving tables using canned soup and french fried onion strings. My version is made completely from scratch, with homemade cream of mushroom soup, green beans, and a delicious twist that makes this recipe the VERY best green bean casserole recipe you'll ever make, I promise! The Best Green Beans, Can Green Beans, Frozen Green Beans, String Bean Recipes, Creamy Green Beans, Onion Strings, Homemade Green Bean Casserole, Greenbean Casserole Recipe, French Fried Onions

Green Bean Casserole from Scratch

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Making a creamy green bean casserole from scratch is nearly as easy as the traditional version we see on Thanksgiving tables using canned soup and french fried onion strings. My version is made completely from scratch, with homemade cream of mushroom soup, green beans, and a delicious twist that makes this recipe the VERY best green bean casserole recipe you'll ever make, I promise!

Learn how to make fruit vinegar from scratch with just 1 ingredient! Once you see how easy, and delicious, it is to make without any special equipment, you'll never go back to store-bought. #fermenting #fromscratch #DIY Home Recipes, Raw Food Recipes, Jar Recipes, Freezer Recipes, Freezer Cooking, Drink Recipes, Gourmet Recipes, How To Make Vinegar, How To Make Homemade

Make Homemade Vinegar with 1 Ingredient

Learn how to make fruit vinegar from scratch with just 1 ingredient! Once you see how easy, and delicious, it is to make without any special equipment, you'll never go back to store-bought. #fermenting #fromscratch #DIY

These 5 historical old-fashioned Christmas recipes from 100 years ago are amazing and totally from scratch. Grab these now and serve up favorites like Ma and Laura Ingalls Wilder would have. Source by springhillhh fashion christmas Homemade Christmas, Christmas Desserts, Christmas Treats, Christmas Baking, Christmas Recipes, Holiday Recipes, Christmas Foods, Christmas Parties, Christmas Christmas

5 Historical Christmas Foods from 100 Years Ago or more

Enjoy the nostalgia of Grandmother’s recipe cards and vintage cook books? Here you will find 5 historical Christmas recipes dating back a hundred years or more. Not only are they delicious, but make a great conversation piece at your Christmas parties. #vintage #historical #Christmas

Want to ditch the synthetic air freshener, but still want your house to spell clean and fresh? Aromatherapy is known as a safer alternative that can also help promote sleep, diminish stress so you can relax, boost energy, and more. Here are 7 Holiday Essential Oil Blends to use in a diffuser. Complete with a link to an essential oil safety guide! #essentialoil #diffuser #airfreshener Essential Oil Safety, Doterra Essential Oils, Essential Oil Blends, Natural Home Remedies, Herbal Remedies, Homemade Christmas Gifts, Christmas Ideas, Christmas Inspiration, Christmas Recipes

7 Holiday Essential Oil Blends for a Natural Homestead

Want to ditch the synthetic air freshener, but still want your house to spell clean and fresh? Aromatherapy is known as a safer alternative that can also help promote sleep, diminish stress so you can relax, boost energy, and more. Here are 7 Holiday Essential Oil Blends to use in a diffuser. Complete with a link to an essential oil safety guide! #essentialoil #diffuser #airfreshener

There is a huge difference between being frugal and cheap. Learn what the difference is so you can have a frugal handmade Christmas instead of a cheap one. #giftgiving #handmadeChristmas Handmade Christmas Gifts, Christmas Tag, Country Christmas, Homemade Christmas, Simple Christmas, Holiday Gifts, Christmas Crafts, Christmas Ideas, Craft Gifts

How to have a frugal, but not cheap, handmade holiday

There is a huge difference between being frugal and cheap. Learn what the difference is so you can have a frugal handmade Christmas instead of a cheap one. #giftgiving #handmadeChristmas