Hannah’s Homestead Shop ~ Natural Body Butters

Lately, I've been exploring natural skin care products, and getting to enjoy some amazing body butter has definitely made the experience extra lovely. Viktoria is the mom and homesteader behind a new Etsy shop called Hannah's Homestead Shop. She named the shop after her young daughter, Hannah, and loves involving her in the process of creating and using … Continue reading Hannah’s Homestead Shop ~ Natural Body Butters

F&C Sewing ~ Eco-Friendly Makeup Pads *Giveaway*

Many of you know that I'm happily pursuing having a more sustainable life, one step at a time. ^_^ A large part of sustainability depends on using washable and reusable things in place of disposables so we've been reducing the amount of paper napkins, disposable diapers and menstrual pads, baby wipes, and other things that our family uses. Not only are reusables kinder … Continue reading F&C Sewing ~ Eco-Friendly Makeup Pads *Giveaway*

Running Your Etsy Shop like a BLOG (or vice-versa) and a *Giveaway*

As my favorite handmade marketplace, Etsy is a topic I love learning about! I read blog posts and articles about how people run their shops and what they're working on. I also spend a fair amount of time browsing the site and seeing what's available, finding inspiration for my own projects, and making purchases, of course! … Continue reading Running Your Etsy Shop like a BLOG (or vice-versa) and a *Giveaway*

My 3 Sons Handcrafted ~ Pocket Pads

Breastfeeding can definitely cause irregular cycles, and it's not much fun. I like knowing when to expect my period and not having to (frequently!) wonder about pregnancy. And as odd as it may sound, I also like getting to use my RUMPS (reusable menstrual pads). It's kind of like using cloth diapers instead of disposables - it's adds a little bit of work … Continue reading My 3 Sons Handcrafted ~ Pocket Pads