Raising chickens instead of buying eggs is a great way to live more sustainably. Here’s how you can do even better and raise eco-friendly chickens!
This Vanilla Bean Sugar Scrub is easy to make and smells deliciously rich! Whip up a batch for your own daily skincare or make some to give away!
Make a batch of homemade pumpkin butter from your homegrown pumpkins! Make a delicious and treat that is inexpensive when using real pumpkins!
This peppermint foot balm is easy and inexpensive to make. Apply to tired, cracked feet to help soothe and heal your skin. Use on hands, and face too!
I read ‘Sweet Maple: Backyard Sugarmaking from Tap to Table’ by Michelle Visser and loved it! Brings back memories of visiting the family sugarbush!
Autumn hop announcement! You’re invited to a special edition of Farm Fresh Tuesdays next week! Stop by and share your autumn and maple posts!
Create your own flower and veggie row markers for your garden! These garden row markers were made with scrap wood and painted for free and simple stakes!
Make a batch of easy peach freezer jam using fresh or frozen peaches and less sugar than most freezer jam. Bonus: Mango-Peach jam -no pectin or white sugar!
What are the best pumpkins to grow on your homestead? Pick the best pumpkins for cooking, autumn decor, giant pumpkins, or start a pumpkin patch!
How to Make Money from Your Homestead – Over 100 ideas to earn extra income from your homestead or small farm. Supplement or replace your paycheck!
This maple spice applesauce recipe is a delicious twist on traditional applesauce. Lightly sweetened and flavored with maple, cinnamon, and nutmeg…yum!
Select and plant the best fruit and nut trees for your homestead! What size trees will fit in your space? Planting for pollination and selecting hardy trees
Make your very own batch of garenders’ hand salve for healing dry cracked skin or for giving as a gift to the gardener or DIY expert on your list!
Frugal living on the homestead…or anywhere! Read great posts on frugal living this week and on homesteading and homemaking subjects!
You can make your own non-toxic air freshener spray with as few as 2 ingredients! It couldn’t be any easier to make and you don’t have to worry about breathing in artificial chemicals.
Learn to can, dehydrate, pickle, freeze, and ferment your food! Save money and live a more self-reliant life by putting up the harvest from your homestead!
Prepare your garden for the first frost in autumn to increase your harvest. Get ready for a killing frost and your garden will continue to produce!
These ideas to save money on the homestead aren’t just for homesteaders! Many of them can be used by anyone, anywhere! Share your tips too!
Farm Fresh Pumpkin Season Posts! Share or read posts on homesteading, homemaking, DIY, and green living…and pumpkin season!
How to freeze and safely can your pumpkins and winter squash. Save pumpkins and winter squash for later with these preservation methods!