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My redneck hay baler

My ‘Redneck’ Hay Baler

My ‘Redneck’ Hay Baler For Small Batch Hay Many homesteaders face the problem of needing hay to feed their livestock, but not …

Self Reliance Challenge ~ Final Report!

The Self Reliance Challenge Final Report It’s hard to believe a month has gone by! I enjoyed taking part in a Self …

Your Guide to the Self Reliance Challenge ~ Week 3

My Self Reliance Steps ~ Week 3 Another week has flown by and I’ve accomplished most of my goals for the Self …

Your Guide To The Self Reliance Challenge ~ Week 2

My Self Reliance Steps ~ Week 2 This week was about spending time with family and helping friends. It is a reminder …

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Your Guide to The Self Reliance Challenge ~ Week 1

My Self Reliance Steps ~ Week 1 There were days during the first week of my self reliance challenge when I felt …

Let’s Start A Self Reliance Challenge!

Self Reliance Challenge ~ May 2018 31 Days to a More Self Reliant Life Are you interested in being self reliant? Living …

Planning For a ‘Self Sufficient’ Thanksgiving

A Homegrown & Homemade Thanksgiving Dinner It might be difficult to raise everything you need to serve a completely self sufficient Thanksgiving dinner. However, what …

Avian Flu, The Price of Eggs, & Raising Your Own Hens

This article was reprinted on Honey Colony. Will Avian Flu Lead to the End of Cheap Eggs? I stopped looking at the …