Have you picked up any new skills or hobbies over the past few months?
I feel like we’ve all been making + baking, crafting + cleaning …
there’s only so much Netflix you can watch, right?
There’s been sourdough starters, garden planting, hiking, macrame, knitting and puzzling … and it has been so cool to see!
Packed with delicious recipes, natural remedies, gardening tips, crafts, and more, this indispensable lifestyle reference from the popular blogger makes earth-friendly living fun.
This book is ALL of those things!
An Earth-friendly living modern guide to “traditional” fun.
From recipes, to gardening tips, and all the fun crafts and things to make, it’s packed with advice for a hands-on home.
There’s pickling, and beekeeping, making home remedies and raising chickens, identifying poison ivy and deer tracks, making campfire pizza, and even building a tiny greenhouse!
Divided into 2 parts:
— INDOORS (eat + make + clean)
— OUTDOORS (grow + farm + trek)
There are tips and projects for all ages and skill levels, and in true @natgeo fashion – beautiful photos to guide you along while you Get Back to Basics.
“Tips from Kris Bordessa’s popular blog fill this guide on Earth-friendly practices.”
I hope you’ll check this one out. It’s a stunning collection that is more than just a pretty coffee table book. It will be a lifelong resource for family-friendly projects that will make you feel good as you do good! It’s available NOW!
- Hardcover: 320 pages
- Publisher: National Geographic (March 24, 2020)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 1426220545
- ISBN-13: 978-1426220548
About the Book:
Whether you live in a city, suburb, or the country, this essential guide for the backyard homesteader will help you achieve a homespun life–from starting your own garden and pickling the food you grow to pressing wildflowers, baking sourdough loaves, quilting, raising chickens, and creating your own natural cleaning supplies. In these richly illustrated pages, sustainability-guru Kris Bordessa offers DIY lovers an indispensable home reference for sustainability in the 21st century, with tried-and-true advice, 50 enticing recipes, and step-by-step directions for creating easy, cost-efficient projects that will bring out your inner pioneer. Filled with 340 color photographs, this relatable, comprehensive book contains time honored-wisdom and modern know-how for getting back to basics in a beautiful, accessible package.
About the Author:
KRIS BORDESSA launched in the hit blog Attainable Sustainable in 2011 to create a community focused on more self-reliant living. She encourages readers to tackle one actionable step each day to embrace simpler living through a DIY lifestyle. Bordessa grew up on a small apple farm in Northern California and is a 2nd generation 4-H member. These days, she lives in Hawai’i with her family, strives for an abundant vegetable garden, and raises a thriving — and often humorous — chicken flock.
Author Links: Website, Instagram, Facebook, Pinterest, and YouTube