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Homesteading When You’re Flat Broke

December 10, 2014 – 1:33 pm

I know all about trying to homestead on a very limited budget. Let me share with you the FOUR things you need to get started homesteading without spending a penny! You might be surprised.

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Monday’s Homestead Barn Hop #189

December 22, 2014 – 7:03 am

Homestead Barn Hop

Good Monday morning to ya! I’m so happy you’re here with me and my girl Shaye from The Elliott Homestead for another round up of the best homesteading tips on the web!

Have you written anything “homesteading” on your blog recently? If so, we’d love to have you link up below! Even if you don’t have a blog, we always welcome your comments!

~Barn Hop Etiquette~


  1. Homesteading related posts only.
  2. NO Giveaways, Linkys, Contests, Carnivals, Etc.
  3. Keep it family friendly.
  4. Link up to your post, not your blog’s home page.
  5. Don’t forget to link back to the Homestead Barn Hop in your post! Feel free to use the image above with a link here.

Monday’s Homestead Barn Hop #188

December 14, 2014 – 9:59 pm

Another week, another AWESOME barn hop! Come on in and see what new homesteading tips you can learn this week. Don’t forget to link up and share!

Monday’s Homestead Barn Hop #187

December 1, 2014 – 6:40 am

Link up and share what you’ve been learning on the homestead!

Homemade Marshmallows (Kosher)

November 30, 2014 – 6:51 pm

You’ll never go back to store bought marshmallows once you try these!! I promise you. They’re heavenly.

Winter Squash: How To Roast Whole Acorn and Butternut Squash

November 25, 2014 – 8:53 am

Here’s my favorite way to roast whole winter squashes. Quick, easy, and delicious!

Monday’s Homestead Barn Hop #186

November 24, 2014 – 4:47 am
Monday’s Homestead Barn Hop #186

This week we say goodbye to our long time host, Jill Winger at The Prairie Homestead. We’ll miss you girl! But we totally understand your reasons for moving on.

Wood Stoves and Humidity

November 23, 2014 – 4:47 pm

Adding humidity back to the air when you burn a wood stove is really important. Here are a couple of ways you can do that.

Kids Herbal Honey Blend For Fighting Colds

November 21, 2014 – 8:52 pm

Being sick is no fun! Here’s what I do to help support my family’s recovery naturally.

Host An Online Thrive Party And Earn Free Food and Gear!

November 21, 2014 – 5:31 am

Book a party for Black Friday week and earn BIG! Hosting is super easy! I’ll do all the work, you invite your friends and family to join. (Psst… there’s something for you even if you don’t want to host.)

Monday’s Homestead Barn Hop #185

November 17, 2014 – 5:29 am
Monday’s Homestead Barn Hop #185

Another week, another awesome barn hop! Come on in and see what you can learn!

Feeling Stuck

November 15, 2014 – 5:21 pm

This life- it ain’t easy. Sometimes you feel like you aren’t getting anywhere, like you’re stuck no matter how hard you try to free yourself.

Cooked Kale and Mustard Greens

November 14, 2014 – 2:35 am

Southern style greens at their finest.

Two Ways To Render Tallow: Crockpot or Stovetop

November 13, 2014 – 7:29 am

Rendering fat sounds like a long, complicated process. Actually, it couldn’t be easier! Here are two ways to make tallow in your kitchen with tools you already have on hand.

Get Rid of Cradle Cap Naturally

November 12, 2014 – 6:29 am

Here’s the trick to getting that yucky build-up off of baby’s scalp for good!! Naturally!

Root Cellaring Carrots in a Crawl Space

November 10, 2014 – 8:59 am

Here’s how to use your crawl space as a root cellar for storing carrots long term, how to store them and how long you can expect them to last.

Monday’s Homestead Barn Hop #184

November 10, 2014 – 6:39 am
Monday’s Homestead Barn Hop #184

Another week full of homesteading inspiration from around the globe. Pull up a chair and join us!

Why I’m Loving These Essential Oils

November 7, 2014 – 6:02 am

Why I love doTERRA Essential Oils in particular and how I plan on using them along with medicinal herbs to help support my family’s wellness.