Category: Book Reviews

Oh, I love books! Here are some I’ve read and what I thought about them, should you care to take a look. I recommend www.goodreads.com to help you keep track of what you’re reading and what you thought since you’ll most likely be so busy in the garden or kitchen that it will easily slip your mind!

Book Review Happy Gloves l Handmade gifts kids can do and sew l Homestead Lady.com

Glove Animals from Happy Gloves

Book Review Happy Gloves l Handmade gifts kids can do and sew l Homestead Lady.comAre you trying to have a handmade Christmas or birthday this year?  Want to teach your children basic sewing skills with fun projects?  Even if you or your children are new to hand-sewing these adorable sock and glove animals from author Miyako Kanamori are something you can make.  I promise, if I can do this, you can, too!
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The Cook's Herb Garden Book Review l Calling all herb nerds who need another great book! l Homestead Lady (.com)

Book Review The Cook’s Herb Garden

The Cook's Herb Garden Book Review l Calling all herb nerds who need another great book! l Homestead Lady (.com)Here’s herb girl doing another book review on an herb book – shocker!  Read on for our book review of The Cook’s Herb Garden, by Cox and Moine!  It was a small, no-nonsense book that covered it’s topic well and, of course, had lovely graphics (a must for me) and simple information on herbs any cook might use in their kitchen. Continue reading “Book Review The Cook’s Herb Garden”

Add some grit to your homestead l Read Little Heathens l Homestead Lady (.com)

Book Review Little Heathens, Hard Times and High Spirits on an Iowa Farm During the Depression

Add some grit to your homestead l Read Little Heathens l Homestead Lady (.com)For a little humor, a lot of grit and some real life homesteading stories, be sure to pick up Little Heathens, Hard Times and High Spirits on an Iowa Farm During the Depression, by Mildred Armstrong Kalish.  Ah, how I love books like this!  Continue reading “Book Review Little Heathens, Hard Times and High Spirits on an Iowa Farm During the Depression”