#EarthFootwear Shoes Review

earthfootwear~The Homesteading Hippy

Finding quality footwear isn’t always easy for me. I would rather be cheap then spend money, but then the cheap shoes fall apart. Of course, high price doesn’t always mean high quality, does it? Earth Footwear has some great, high quality shoes that come at an affordable price! I was sent a pair of their… [read more]

Hatching a Clutch of Eggs using an Incubator

incubating eggs @the homesteadinghippy

Hatching a clutch, or group, of eggs can easily be done under a broody hen. She will rotate the eggs, keep them at the right temperature and take care of the chicks when they hatch. All without any interference from you. Of course, you will need a rooster to do this, as the eggs need… [read more]

Swirlio Frozen Fruit Dessert Maker


Disclosure: I got this product as part of an advertorial. I have always wanted to try making sorbets and other frozen desserts besides ice cream, but never really knew how. I saw others have this gorgeous sorbet picture, and wondered how they did that! Well I got my answer when I got to try this… [read more]

Lymph Rub

lymph rub

Disclosure: I got this product as part of an advertorial. While my family rarely gets sick, this winter has seen us having more than our share of sore throats. I like to keep the chemicals at bay, and treat them naturally as much as possible. When I got the chance to review this Lymph rub,… [read more]

Paleo Basics Review


Interested in learning more about Paleo eating, but not sure where to start? Well, Ruth has the answer for you. In her paleo basics course, she takes you weekly through the ins and outs of getting going on paleo eating. This course will take you all the way to paleo eating, one step at a… [read more]

Tribes-A-Dozen Voila Hallah {Review and Giveaway}

viola hallah egg bread mix

Tribes-A-Dozen manufactures a unique kosher line of three Voilà! Hallah Egg Bread Mixes — Simply Spelt, Traditional, and Wholey Wheat. Our wholesome, all natural bread mixes bring you back to a kitchen from long ago. Recreating the warmth. The heavenly aroma. And, the unmistakable taste. We keep it simple so you can bake these traditional… [read more]

Get Organized with this planner


With the new year, many people have the goal to be more organized. I always start the new year with a new planner, and have often struggled to find just the right one for ME. Some don’t have enough space, or the right categories, or have things I don’t need to print. So, I have… [read more]

Put an Egg On It {review and GIVEAWAY}

put an egg on it

Put An Egg On It, by Lara Ferroni (sold here by my affiliate partner) is a 70 recipe, full color cookbook that highlights EGGS. The recipes are so delicious! Here’s a couple of my favorites: The Grilled Cheese and Egg Sandwich ( on page 99) is a creamy, hearty lunch that even my boys liked!… [read more]

Party Pail Napkins (review)


My husband recently celebrated his 40th birthday. As a loving, encouraging, supporting wife, I had to remind him of that fact often. Hey, he did it to me Party Pail napkins supplies came to the rescue for finding just the right way for us to help him celebrate it. They have a wide array of… [read more]

Ravioli Press from Pantry Paratus (review and GIVEAWAY!)


My kids love ravioli. Before our “real food” days, I would buy the family sized cans of ravioli by the case load. And, each child would scarf 1/3 of the can. Yeah, they loved them. Since I want to feed my family better food, with healthier ingredients, I set about trying to make them on… [read more]