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Cows are sweet, profitable, and generally amicable creatures, but they’re not particularly smart. Getting a cow to go where you want it to is...

Homestead

To achieve a well-rounded meal, you need to hit on every note, including fat, salt, and acid. The right pickled vegetable (or fruit!) can...

Backyard Farm

Have you have been dreaming of a lifestyle of self-sufficiency, but wondering where to begin? Do you live in the city and are hoping...

DIY

DIY

So your kitchen is literally starting to fall apart. Your appliances can’t turn on because your home doesn’t have the proper electrical supply, your...

DIY

Being able to clean a surface, object, or hands quickly is a really handy ability. From sanitizing your kitchen to quickly cleaning up a...

DIY

Cardboard is everywhere. This is never more apparent than as a homesteader trying to eliminate waste. Every time you buy a boxed or bulk...

DIY

Homesteading is all about finding ways to be done for yourself instead of relying on outside resources. Staples are a big part of this,...

DIY

A hen’s natural instinct is to hatch chicks. Accordingly, you will probably encounter a broody hen at some point. When this happens, she will...

DIY

If you’ve ever watched chickens, it’s clear to see that they are both curious and active. Chickens will come to check out almost anything...

homestead

Funny

Get comfortable and cozy with a cup of hot cocoa, we are here to spread some holiday cheer. Now, let us tell you a...

Chickens

As more and more young people enter the business and corporate world, many are finding that they long for simpler times and places. Perhaps...

Gardening

Gardening

Gardening is a popular pastime. It can bring many benefits including improved mental and physical health and a greater connection to the outdoors. But...

Gardening

The warmth of the summer is long gone, and so is the plentiful harvest of your garden. However, winter is the perfect time to...

Gardening

Planting your spring garden each year can be fun and rewarding. But, what do you do after you harvest? The winter months don’t have...

Eco-Lifestyle

Advice

Advice

One thing that we try and keep around the house is a good hand sanitizer. Second, to a good old fashion hand-washing, hand sanitizer...

Advice

If you’re looking to go all-out with your Christmas decorations, there are some types of Christmas trees that are more suitable for hanging ornaments...

Advice

The decision to make your home eco-friendly is not only because it can help save money long term, but also it considers your ecological...

Backyard-Farm

Backyard Farm

One of the most frequently asked questions new homesteaders ask is what and how much to feed your barnyard birds. However, there isn’t a...

Backyard Farm

A compost pile is not attractive and is usually quite smelly, but it is highly useful to anyone who grows any kind of crops....

Backyard Farm

Without a doubt, you can buy seeds at the beginning of each planting season. But, if you are on your way to self-sufficiency, you...

Backyard Farm

Homesteading is all about creating a lifestyle of self-sufficiency. It starts with something as simple as a garden to feed your family, chickens to...

Advice

What is homesteading? Settling on the land, living a life of self-sufficiency, and a nod to the simpler times before us all come to...

Backyard Farm

You’d be surprised by just how awesome duck eggs are.

Nature

Exploring Nature

Most homesteaders have some form of a garden on their property. It’s basically essential, but did you know some plants grow freely in the...

Advice

I figured that title would bring you this way but it’s most definitely the case here. I heard orchids are hard to grow but...

Crafts

Dandelions are a classic sign that spring has sprung, and every kid loves blowing dandelion bits into the air and making a wish. Did...

Exploring Nature

Have you seen this plant before? This plant has become one of the most interesting conversation pieces to all my foraging and local plant...

Exploring Nature

I wish I could frame every page.

Exploring Nature

First, yes it’s edible, sort of. This is the Wild Coffee bush, or Psychotria nervosa. You can eat the pulp off the seeds and...

Funny

Funny

Christmas is a holly jolly time of year, from mistletoe to candy canes, some of it makes sense, some of it just doesn’t. Christmas...

Funny

We all love animals. They are as much a part of our family as our non-pet family members, except perhaps for your aunt Jilly....

Cooking

It’s very likely you’ve come across the aesthetically pleasing photos of smoothie bowls online. Whether scrolling through your Instagram feed or checking out a...

Eco-Lifestyle

Social media platforms are great for staying connected with friends and family, especially during Coronavirus social distancing. But, how do you stay informed about...

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