A Closer Look: San Francisco Sourdough


“Real San Francisco flavor and aroma. Has developed beautifully over the last two weeks and makes a great loaf.” -Bill

“The bread I make with this starter has the best flavor of any sourdough I’ve eaten. Have been making sourdough for years and absolutely love this. I plan on trying other starters as well.” -Tracie


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A Closer Look: Organic Lemon Peel Granules

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Lemon is well-known as a freshening ingredient in many DIY recipes, from lotions to body scrubs to shampoos. Try Organic Lemon Peel Granules in your next homemade soap, using our Melt and Pour Soap Bases. Personalize your products with your favorite essential oil!

Weekly Recap – July 25th Edition

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It’s time for the weekly recap.  Leave your favorite links or ideas in the comments below!

What’s New at CFH: A DIY Quick Bug Repellent

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Summer is in full swing and so are the insects.  This week’s new article will have you making a natural and safe bug repellent in no time!

Getting Started with Homemade Melt & Pour Soaps


Making soap is on my homesteader’s bucket list of the things I’d like to learn to do – and then do regularly – in order to provide for my family’s needs. While I’ve heard from many that making soap from scratch using lye and fat is simpler than it sounds, soap making is still one… 

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