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Welcome to Milk Glass Home!

This blog takes you behind the scenes in my suburban homestead. Here, I share tips to help anyone, anywhere, live a more self-sufficient lifestyle. You’ll find lots of tips, recipes, and projects to help you cook from scratch, reduce your waste and slow down.

I love sharing food preservation projects, desserts, tasty side dishes, and delicious home-cooked meals to help you nourish your family!

Slow down and live within your means with my slow living tips and DIY projects. They’ll help you live in alignment with the seasons and get hands-on at the same time.

If you’ve been craving a slower, more self-sufficient lifestyle, you’re in the right place!

Make your own custom recipe binder!

Preserve your family’s most cherished recipes for posterity with this printable, editable recipe binder! There are customizable category pages, binder covers, labels, and two recipe card templates, all set in a timeless, rustic style.

It would make a wonderful gift to share with your family!

Seasonal Slow Food Recipes

As a passionate home cook, I love to share seasonal recipes to help you explore your own creativity in the kitchen! The best part is that you don’t need a ton of space to bake the best apple crisp or even start canning!

I’m especially passionate about using homegrown or seasonal ingredients and preserving food. These are a great way to look at your ingredients differently and preserve fresh flavors for later!

Spring Recipes

Savor the tender greens and delicate flavors of spring with these seasonal recipes.

Summer Recipes

Fill your plates with the brightest and freshest flavors of summer.

Fall Recipes

Enjoy summer’s bounty with heirloom tomatoes, peppers, squash and more.

Winter Recipes

Cozy up with the hearty squashes, roots, and greens of winter.

Suburban Homesteading for Beginners

  • Want to be more self-sufficient? Learn more about apartment homesteading and dig into my DIY skincare or cleaning products to learn how to be more self-reliant in any space!
  • If you’re ready to start cooking real food every day or want to dig into food preservation (literally, my jam!), check out my recipes and posts about real food.
  • Feel like you need to slow down & simplify? My guide to slow living and other slow living posts are sure to do the trick.

Intentional Self-Sufficient Living

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Ready to simplify and slow down? These posts about slow living and simple living are will help you do that in no time!

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