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I’m Katie

Simple living, cozy homemaking, and delicious recipes. Let’s create a life we love, together.

Live Simply

No matter where you live, you can learn the art of being happy with what you have,

Grow food + Flowers

Nothing is as satisfying as a garden full of homegrown veggies and cutting flowers. Really!

Make a Home

There’s more to homemaking than cooking and cleaning. This is one of my favorite topics.

Free Printables

Homestead-inspired wall art, planners, labels, tags, coloring pages, and more. All free.

In The Kitchen Now

Garden to Table

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Learning the Homesteading Basics

No matter where you live, you can learn some of these skills for a simpler and more self-sufficent lifestyle.

Raising Chickens

How to raise happy, healthy, productive chickens for eggs, meat, and more.


Soap Making

Cold process and melt and pour soap tutorials, recipes, and tips.

Bread Making

Unveil the art of homemade yeast breads with easy-to-follow recipes and expert tips.

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Master the art of canning and preserving your harvest with our detailed guides and tips.

Dozens of beautiful printables in the subscriber library.

Favorite Products

These are a few of my favorite products that you’ll find in my kitchen