As people embrace the idea of growing some of their own produce, many are also pondering the idea of raising small animals for their eggs, meat, or manure. Others are raising bees as they embark on an urban farming adventure.

Scroll down for more on incorporating small livestock into your hobby farm, or use the search function at the top of the page to look for something more specific to help your urban farming endeavors.

Easy Lavender Bath Fizzies Recipe

Make these lavender scented bath bombs for a relaxing soak. Or make up a big batch for gift giving. The teens on your shopping list will love them.

Homemade Liquid Laundry Soap

This liquid laundry soap recipe gets clothes clean without the harsh chemicals & fragrances. Plus — you can skip the plastic jugs!