Category Archives: Home

Diatomaceous Earth: Benefits for your Health and Home

There is no better time to make a change for the better than right now! Natural remedies may be all the rage, but it’s tough to find out which products really work and which are all hype. One product that several dieticians and researchers have been discussing is diatomaceous earth. Diatomaceous earth has been a proven natural pesticide, water purifier, and deodorizer. Plus, other benefits such as healthier hair, skin, nails, and improved digestive health have been found as well. Follow along to find out what diatomaceous earth is, how it works, and why the world is raving about it.

Continue reading

Fire burning in the cozy fireplace

How to Choose the Best Firewood for the Perfect, Toasty Fire

Sitting in front of a warm fire on a cold night can be intoxicating. But on the homestead, a fire carries much more importance. In many cases, the sole source of heat can come from the woodstove or boiler. Not all firewood is created equal. There are many factors that determine if firewood is good or bad. Species, health, and moisture content are the biggest factors. Today, we will cover what makes for good firewood, and what questions to ask if you should ever need to purchase firewood from someone else.

Continue reading

Simple Energy Saving Solutions for Every Household

Everyone loves saving money! There are several things you could be doing every week to save on your energy bills this year. With these energy saving tips and tricks from Ameren Illinois, you’ll be able to reduce your energy use and have a bit more money in your pocket after your bills are paid.

Continue reading

RK Project Header

Three Must Try DIY Christmas Decorations

If you’re looking to add some new Christmas decorations to your collection or simply want to create a nice gift for a friend, look no further. Today, we have three fantastic DIY Christmas decorations that you can make using items from Rural King. Follow our step by step instructions and learn how to create rustic, Mason jar lid ornaments, a hardware cloth Christmas tree, and light up Christmas gifts.

Continue reading