Having a spring garden chores checklist is helpful for staying on track this time of year. I know my spring chores are on my mind! My garden clean-up is started, but far from complete.
Pasty Butt in baby chicks isn’t a fun topic to discuss. However, it is important to address this life-threatening condition before it’s too late!
Raising healthy chicks an important topic on my homestead. If you have chicks, you’ll want to keep them happy and healthy too! Here’s how!
Raising ducks and having duck eggs is a fun homesteading project! I’ve had a number of duck breeds for eggs and meat over the years. Learn from my experience!
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!
Spring can’t come soon enough! I am so over winter. But I have some things to do to get ready for the garden, chicks, and spring cleaning!
The Self Reliance Challenge bloggers share their best posts and we announce a giveaway winner!
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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!
Do White Leghorns go broody and raise chicks? This breed has been selected for egg production, but some hens revert back to old instincts.
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 »
7 Steps to Get Started with Organic Growing Using Aquaponics Guest Post from Fishkeeping World If you’re interested in growing more of your own food, consider organic growing using aquaponics!… 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 »