This recipe for Burdock with Black Beans and Pasta is a dish I created to use more wild foods foraged from our homestead. It’s a cheap and delicious meal!
Carduni made with burdock leaves is another great dish you can cook up from foraged greens. This is a great way to save money and eat healthy!
Mary’s Heirloom Seeds Giveaway runs from May 15th through May 25th, 2019…enter now for your chance to win this amazing giveaway!
This Creamy Burdock Soup is a tasty spring dish! Made with just fresh milk, butter, burdock leaves, ramps, mushrooms, and a little flour.
Wondering why your chickens don’t lay eggs? Here is a list of common reasons that hens may not lay eggs.
DIY with My Dad! Take a tour of his workshop and see some of his creations and the hand tools he uses to create them. He has quite a collection!
Use your surplus milk in spring to make these delicious dairy products! Buttermilk, sour cream, yogurt, cheese, butter…the list goes on! Links to recipes!
Farm fresh eggs are one of my favorite parts of living on a homestead. Here are some ideas for using your fresh eggs on the homestead!
The Self Reliance Challenge bloggers share their best posts and we announce a giveaway winner!
Baking in a Dutch oven on top of a wood burning stove is a great way to cook your food and save energy too! Here are some of my adventures in baking on my wood stove.
Vegetables from my ‘root cellar’ help our family be more self reliant. I’d like to build a real root cellar to be even more self reliant!
Want to be more self reliant? Me too! I’ve made a resolution to be more self sufficient in the coming year. Here is a list of my goals and what I am already doing to be self reliant.
Create a homespun holiday with easy stenciled Christmas cards to send your friends and family. Make pretty decorations for your home or to give as gifts!
These wheat free dog biscuits are a great homemade treat for dogs with sensitive stomachs!
100+ DIY Gift And Card Ideas From Your Homestead Create some DIY gifts and cards from your homestead for the holidays and save money this year! Here is a… Read more »
Random Acts of Kindness from The Homestead One of the reasons I started homesteading was to live a simpler, more down to earth lifestyle. Random Acts of Kindness from the… Read more »
Freeze Dried Sweet Corn Review – Valley Food Storage Freeze dried sweet corn and other shelf stable foods are great for preppers, campers, and off grid homesteaders. But maybe you’re wondering… Read more »
Visiting Family In New York This year has been full of adventures. We camped, hiked, vacationed, went a bunch of places…and we visited family! (I will share more of… Read more »
Freeze Dried Pork Sausage Crumbles Review – Valley Food Storage Are you thinking about stocking up on long term storage foods? Wondering how good freeze dried sausage tastes? Keep reading… Read more »
How to Cook and Use Pie Pumpkins Whether you want to make your own pie from scratch, save some money, or use up an abundant harvest, knowing how to cook… Read more »