I remember the summer I was nine. Living in Maple Ridge, a small suburb of Vancouver, Canada, I had the utmost freedom. My bicycle took me everywhere. It whisked me away to imaginary play as a princess in the woods,... Read More
About 5 years ago, I first stumbled upon the "homegrown revolution" and the idea that it was not only possible, but liberating to be able to grow one's own food. From that first spark, my backyard gardening attempts have continually... Read More
I vividly remember those weeks so many years ago, when I began my journey as a brand-new mom. I was clueless. I spent my pregnancy reading all sorts of good books but I somehow skipped over the very important topic... Read More
I am not an expert gardener and have only spent the last few years taking a stab at preserving what we eat and eating what we preserve. Every year, though, I grow more and more excited because every year we... Read More
I'm so excited to announce to you the theme for October here at Keeper of the Home! All month, the great majority of the posts from both myself and my contributing writers will focus on simple, safe and effective home... Read More
Written by Emily McClements, Contributing Writer It’s been a little over a year that I have really been pursuing this “frugally green” lifestyle. I still feel very new to it, there is so much I still want to learn about,... Read More
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