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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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Off Grid

The struggles and freedom of life without electricity.

Gardening

How-to’s for beginners, and lots of good tips on raising food to sustain your family.

Eating Off The Land

Straight from the garden, wild game, and foraging recipes.

Preparedness

Food storage, emergency preparedness, survival skills, and more.

Essential Oils & Herbs

Herbal recipes, essential oils, and old-fashioned remedies for supporting your family's health naturally.

Monday’s Homestead Barn Hop #183

November 3, 2014 – 5:58 am
Monday’s Homestead Barn Hop #183

Another awesome barn hop this week! Come on in and see what things you can learn from other homesteaders around the world. Don’t forget to linkup and share!

Take A Peek Into A Vault That Houses Humanity’s Greatest Treasure

October 29, 2014 – 5:09 pm
Take A Peek Into A Vault That Houses Humanity’s Greatest Treasure

HURRY!! This private showing will only be online via the web on October 30th, 2014 at 7pm CST. Register today so you don’t miss a thing!

Fig Trees and Chicken Manure

October 29, 2014 – 9:06 am

It’s amazing what difference a little chicken manure can make!

Monday’s Homestead Barn Hop #182

October 27, 2014 – 6:22 am
Monday’s Homestead Barn Hop #182

So many creative ideas shared here from homesteaders around the world! Come on in and see what fun new tips and tricks you can learn this week!

Going Off Grid: Getting Rid of the Dishwasher.

October 21, 2014 – 5:47 pm

Getting rid of our automatic dishwasher is one part of how we’re preparing to go off the grid. Here’s a creative way we filled the empty space the old appliance left behind.

Monday’s Homestead Barn Hop #181

October 20, 2014 – 6:46 am
Monday’s Homestead Barn Hop #181

Come on in and see what fun homesteading tips you can learn this week in the Homestead Barn Hop. Don’t forget to link up and share!

Monday’s Homestead Barn Hop #179

October 6, 2014 – 6:47 am
Monday’s Homestead Barn Hop #179

Another week full of great homesteading tips! Check ‘em out.

Canning Potatoes

October 1, 2014 – 8:58 am

Canning potatoes is a great way to preserve them! Here’s an easy tutorial on how to can potatoes at home.

Pickled Figs Recipe: “Christmas in a Jar”

September 29, 2014 – 7:26 am
Pickled Figs Recipe: “Christmas in a Jar”

These “pickled” figs are canned in a sweet brine of sugar, cinnamon and cloves. They’re better than candy. If you have access to fresh figs, you have got to try this recipe!

Monday’s Homestead Barn Hop #178

September 29, 2014 – 6:15 am
Monday’s Homestead Barn Hop #178

Another Monday full of homesteading tips you won’t wanna miss!

How To Easily Convert a Chest Freezer to a Fridge For Solar and More!

September 23, 2014 – 7:39 am

Here’s the easiest way to convert a standard chest freezer into an energy efficient fridge which can be run on solar power. No re-wiring required!

Monday’s Homestead Barn Hop #177

September 22, 2014 – 12:01 am
Monday’s Homestead Barn Hop #177

Check out what fellow homesteaders have linked up to share this week! There’s always something new to learn :)

The Solar Panels Are Up!

September 16, 2014 – 12:01 am

Our solar panels are up and running! Let me walk you through our setup so you can see what we did…

Monday’s Homestead Barn Hop #176

September 14, 2014 – 9:40 pm
Monday’s Homestead Barn Hop #176

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

Hornworms & Braconid Wasps: Nature’s Organic Pest Control

September 10, 2014 – 1:00 am

Hornworms can be devastating to your tomato or pepper plants. Here’s one awesome way Nature takes care of them for you!

Catnip: An Edible and Medicinal Herb

September 9, 2014 – 9:50 am

Catnip is an important herb for anyone looking to treat their family naturally. Here’s what I do with mine, and how you can use catnip yourself.