Pork Tamales

Tamales are a popular dish in many Hispanic households around Christmas time.  They can be a lot of work, especially if making a larger batch,...

How to Install a Clothesline with Pulleys

Are you looking forward to the long, sunshine filled days of summer? That sunshine can do more than just warm your skin and give you a daily dose of...

How to Get Farm Chores Done When You Have Small Children

Homesteading is hard work. You take on the responsibility of keeping a garden and raising animals in addition to your home and family. The most...

6 Easy Steps for Organic Pest Control

Pests are by far the most frustrating part of keeping an organic home garden. We do everything we can to produce healthy, happy plants. We build up...

7 Ways to Fight Rising Food Prices

Food spending is something that plagues nearly every family in America and beyond. It's a constant struggle to eat healthy, keep spending down, and...
Raising Ducks for Eggs

Raising Ducks for Eggs

Ducks are growing in popularity as the latest additions to backyard homesteads; however, there is still some apprehension when it comes to eating duck eggs. For those who have dared to venture outside of their comfort zones, many have found they prefer the rich flavor...

3 Strategies to Avoid Food Insecurity

3 Strategies to Avoid Food Insecurity

We're approaching the anniversary of Hurricane Irma, which makes me think more about what I should be doing to be more prepared for a hurricane. August and September are the most volatile months of hurricane season. ​​This is typically when we see more hurricanes as...

Apple Pie Baked Oatmeal

Apple Pie Baked Oatmeal

Apple Pie Baked Oatmeal is a delicious breakfast that gives you a taste of fall, with it's soft apple pieces and warm hint of cinnamon. The individual servings make it perfect for portion control, or just a convenient way to serve it to your family. It can also be...

Estrogen Dominance and Your Health

Estrogen Dominance and Your Health

Do you feel sluggish? Anxious? Have trouble losing weight? Are your menstrual cycles unbearable? Then you could be suffering from estrogen dominance. Estrogen dominance is a condition that affects both men and women. Its effects can be seen as early as puberty and can...

Cast Iron Vegetable Frittata

Cast Iron Vegetable Frittata

Do you feel sluggish? Anxious? Have trouble losing weight? Are your menstrual cycles unbearable? Then you could be suffering from estrogen dominance. Estrogen dominance is a condition that affects both men and women. Its effects can be seen as early as puberty and can...

Easy Buttermilk Biscuits w/ Sweet Honey Butter

Easy Buttermilk Biscuits w/ Sweet Honey Butter

Summer is a time of excess eggs and vegetables. With such an abundance of both, it's a great time to combine the two in a vegetable frittata. As a base, I like to use onions, peppers, and tomatoes. This recipe also calls for sliced mushrooms because they are a...

Heart-Shaped Bird Seed Ornaments

Heart-Shaped Bird Seed Ornaments

Good biscuits are an important part of any good, southern breakfast, but finding easy buttermilk biscuits that turn out light and fluffy can be a difficult task. When it comes down to it, it isn't necessarily the recipe that makes or breaks good biscuits. A couple of...

15 Inspirational Gardeners on Instagram

15 Inspirational Gardeners on Instagram

Attracting song birds to our yards can help control pests like mosquitoes, while also adding some enjoyable bird watching to our days. Bird seed ornaments make a lovely addition to bird feeding stations, and can be made into any shape we like. I've chosen hearts...

Restaurant-Style Buffalo Chicken Wings

Restaurant-Style Buffalo Chicken Wings

Instagram is a visual playground where we can witness everything from food to home decor to daily life, but nothing can provide more visual stimulation than the colorful hues of flowers and fauna from our fellow gardeners. Summer is an especially enjoyable time to...

About Bonnie - The Not So Modern Housewife

Hi, I’m Bonnie. I’m not-so-modern. I’m that strange girl who enjoys gardening, canning, and baking from scratch while being told people from my generation don’t do such things. I’m a do-er. I like working with my hands, making things, and staying busy. Learn More>>