All Posts byMelissa Norris

About the Author

Melissa K. Norris inspires people's faith and pioneer roots with her books, podcast, and blog. Melissa lives with her husband and two children in their own little house in the big woods in the foothills of the North Cascade Mountains. When she's not wrangling chickens and cattle, you can find her stuffing Mason jars with homegrown food and playing with flour and sugar in the kitchen.

Jul 15

Homemade Soap with Natural Colorants and Tips

By Melissa Norris | Podcast

Making your own homemade natural soap is something every homesteader aspires to on their simple living journey. It wasn’t that long ago that almost all of our body products were made at home with items commonly raised on your land. The pioneers even made their own lye from ash, which could be a dangerous thing, […]

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Jun 30

Easy Mint Water Recipe & Benefits

By Melissa Norris | Recipes

Mint Water is my new obsession you guys. What’s not to love about a drink you can make in less than a minute and literally, all of it is harvested straight from my homestead. Oh, plus, for those of us who don’t drink soda pop (or those who are trying to stop, and I’m so […]

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