[22 Jul 2014 ]
10+ Reasons To Learn To Can Food Now!

Eleven good reasons why you need to start canning NOW. PLUS, a $5 off coupon code for the DVD: At Home Canning For Beginners and Beyond. Don’t let fear hold you back from learning this valuable skill.

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Homestead Barn Hop »

[18 Aug 2014 ]
Monday’s Homestead Barn Hop #172

Lots of new stuff to check out in this week’s addition of the Barn Hop!

The Homestead Life »

[14 Aug 2014 ]
Solar Panels. Elderberries. Sugar Beets. Huckleberries. And More.

Summer days are busier than ever. So many fun new things to learn and do. Here’s what we’ve been up to lately…

Homestead Barn Hop »

[11 Aug 2014 ]
Monday’s Homestead Barn Hop #171

Another week, another awesome Barn Hop! Come on in and see what there is to learn from homesteaders around the globe this week!

Homestead Barn Hop »

[4 Aug 2014 ]
Monday’s Homestead Barn Hop #170

Come and see what you can learn in this week’s Homestead Barn Hop!

Homestead Barn Hop »

[28 Jul 2014 ]
Monday’s Homestead Barn Hop #169

It’s another wonderful Monday morning! Come on in and see what you can learn this week from homesteaders around the world! Be sure to link up and share your favorite self-sufficiency tips as well.

Preserving Food »

[23 Jul 2014 ]
How To Freeze Potatoes

When you have an abundant harvest and don’t have time to can it all at once, freezing is another great option for preserving potatoes.

Homestead Barn Hop »

[21 Jul 2014 ]
Monday’s Homestead Barn Hop #168

Come link up and share what you’ve been learning on your own homestead!

Home Remedies & Herbs »

[15 Jul 2014 ]
How To Make A Shepherd’s Purse Tincture To Stop Nosebleeds Fast (and More)!

I was so excited in Spring when I discovered Shepherd’s Purse growing wild all over our property. I decided to put it to good use, and made a tincture to experiment with. Here’s how to make it yourself, and what I’ve observed…

Off Grid »

[14 Jul 2014 ]
Grey Water Trial: Flushing Sink Water

I thought it would be a good idea to catch our sink water to use to flush the toilet. Here’s what I’ve learned…

Eating Off The Land »

[13 Jul 2014 ]
Sautéed Squash and Onions

A quick, easy, and delicious way to eat squash fresh from the garden. Even for squash-haters like me.

Gardening »

[8 Jul 2014 ]
Squash Planting Mistakes, and Killing Squash Bugs Naturally

A few lessons learned in the cucurbit patch this year. Plus, a few organic methods I use for controlling squash bugs naturally.

Homestead Barn Hop »

[7 Jul 2014 ]
Monday’s Homestead Barn Hop #166

Come link up and share what you’ve been learning on your own homestead!