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!

Off Grid »

[2 Jul 2014 ]
Solar Cooking in a Sun Oven

I have a new love: Solar Cooking! By using the sun to cook our foods, I’m saving money and energy, and keeping my house cooler during the hot summer months. Plus, the food is AMAZING.

Homestead Barn Hop »

[30 Jun 2014 ]
Homestead Barn Hop #165

It’s another Monday, and another opportunity to learn from homesteaders near and far! Link up and share what you’ve been learning on your homestead, or just drop in to glean tips for your future farm.

Eating Off The Land, Kitchen Tips »

[23 Jun 2014 ]
Making A Garden Cookbook

Creating a garden cookbook was my answer to figuring out how to use our fresh garden produce without ever getting bored of eating the same thing.

Preserving Food »

[23 Jun 2014 ]
Cherry Picking: Preserving Cherries, PLUS How To Use Cherry Pits!

Freezing, dehydrating, canning- so many ways to preserve cherries! You can also use the seeds for many things… just don’t eat them!

Homestead Barn Hop »

[23 Jun 2014 ]
Homestead Barn Hop #164

Pull up a chair and get comfy folks! Lots of fun and interesting new things to learn this week from homesteaders around the globe.

The Homestead Life »

[16 Jun 2014 ]
A Walk To The Creek

When the days are extremely hot, and the house is like an oven, it’s nice to have a cool place to go for a much needed reprieve.

Homestead Barn Hop »

[16 Jun 2014 ]
Homestead Barn Hop #163

Another week, another awesome link-up!

Gardening, Preserving Food »

[15 Jun 2014 ]
How and When To Harvest and Store Carrots

Here’s how to know when it’s the right time to harvest your carrots, how to harvest them properly, and what to do with them to keep them fresh longer. Plus, an experiment in cellaring them in a cool crawl space under the house.

Homestead Barn Hop »

[9 Jun 2014 ]
Homestead Barn Hop #162

Anther link-up full of useful tips and great homesteading advice! Come on in and see what you can learn from homesteaders around the globe.

Gardening »

[8 Jun 2014 ]
June 2014: In The Garden

Here’s an update on how my garden is doing so far. I think this has been my best garden year to date! Lots of lessons in what to do and what NOT to do this month.

Frugal Living, Prepping & Politics »

[3 Jun 2014 ]
Special June Package Deal: Thrive Fruit and Lemonade Pack

For a limited time only, grab this delicious Thrive fruit and lemonade pack for a steal. So many flavor possibilities! Offer ends June 30th, 2014.