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December 2013

The Homestead Year in Review

A Look Back at Our Homestead in 2013 We had a good year on our homestead. Although the garden was not as …

Merry Christmas from Our Foster Puppy!

  If you are considering fostering an animal, read my post ‘Fostering a Dog on The Homestead.’ Merry Christmas from Our Foster …

A Handmade Christmas Tree Skirt

Christmas Tree Skirt – Handmade by My Mom Last year, for Christmas, my Mother gave me a wonderful homemade gift…the Christmas tree …

Egg Nog

How to Make Raw Eggnog

Homemade Raw Milk Eggnog I love eggnog. This time of year there are plenty of choices for eggnog lovers at the grocery …

How to Foster a Dog on the Homestead

Dogs on the Homestead Dogs can make a wonderful addition to your menagerie of homestead animals. However, an untrained dog on the …

Muffin Mix for Prepping or Giving

  Make Ahead Muffin Mix Last year I shared two recipes for muffin mixes you can make ahead for your own baking, …

December/January Issue of ‘From Scratch’ Magazine

From Scratch! The Dec/Jan issue of From Scratch, the free online homesteading magazine is ready and waiting for you! Founded by Melissa …

How to Deal with Cold Weather on the Homestead

See also: How to Cook with a Wood Stove Do Chickens Lay Eggs in the Winter? When the Weather Outside is Frightful… …