Jill of the Prairie Homestead has assembled a list of 30+ things to do with egg shells. Some of the uses apply to homesteaders. However, other uses will appeal to anyone interested in natural living. Jill provides and explanation and links for each of the uses. Here are just a few examples of what you can do with eggs:
- Use the shell membrane as a bandage. It helps to heal cuts and scratches.
- Use them to make sidewalk chalk (recipe included)
- Boil the shells in your coffee to reduce bitterness (My grandmothers both did this)
There are over 27 MORE interesting uses listed.
It’s a really interesting article that may help you to look at egg shells in a new way. To read more click on the 30+ Things to Do with Eggshells link below.