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November 23, 2016 – 1:00 am

I’ll share with you my favorite way to marinade venison to make delicious deer jerky. You’ll love how simple and easy it is!

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Big Changes for Us.

April 26, 2016 – 6:55 am

Hi guys,
I wanted to give a quick update since it has been a while since I’ve posted anything on my blog.
Earlier this month my grandfather was released from the hospital after two weeks of battling …

How To Avoid Getting Dry Hands in the Garden

March 18, 2016 – 9:05 am
How To Avoid Getting Dry Hands in the Garden | http://newlifeonahomestead.com

Two surefire ways to get dry hands in the garden, and tips on how to avoid suffering from cracked, splitting fingertips.

Milky Spore for Natural Japanese Beetle and June Bug Control

March 14, 2016 – 7:23 am
Milky Spore Powder for Natural Japanese Beetle and June Bug Control | newlifeonahomestead.com

Japanese Beetles and June Bugs destroying your garden? Here’s a safe and organic way to kill them naturally!

How To Plant Peas and Carrots in a Raised Bed (Video)

March 10, 2016 – 6:47 am
How to Plant Peas and Carrots in a Raised Bed

This video cracked me up. The kids and I show you how we plant peas and carrots in our raised garden beds. Enjoy!

How To Use A Percolator To Brew Coffee

March 9, 2016 – 6:57 pm
How To Use a Percolator To Brew Coffee | newlifeonahomestead.com

Learn how to brew a fresh cup of coffee without the need for electricity.

Light and Fluffy Bread Machine Yeast Rolls

March 8, 2016 – 12:11 pm
Light and Fluffy Bread Machine Yeast Rolls

These yeast rolls are so soft and yummy. With the help of a bread machine, they’re a sinch to throw together!

Juicy Herb Roasted Whole Chicken in Two Hours

March 7, 2016 – 9:50 am
Herb Roasted Chicken

This roasted whole chicken recipe takes just minutes to throw together and pop into the oven. Bake for 2 hours and you’ve got a delicious meal!

4 Tried & True Natural Remedies For Pinkeye

March 6, 2016 – 5:00 am
4 Tried and True Natural Remedies for Pinkeye

Here are my four favorite tried and true natural remedies to clear up pinkeye fast! Safe for children and adults.

January on the Homestead

January 23, 2016 – 6:37 am
January on the Homestead

 
I woke up this morning at about 7:30am, and went into the kitchen to find all four kids sitting at the table helping themselves to a bowl of homemade granola. They were trying to be …

Chocolate for Long Term Food Storage: THRIVE Gourmet Hot Cocoa

January 21, 2016 – 11:50 am
Thrive Hot Cocoa

Thrive’s Gourmet Hot Cocoa is a delicious comfort food to add to your long term emergency food storage.

A Must Know Trick To Successfully Grinding Meat

January 15, 2016 – 2:47 pm
A Must Know Trick To Grinding Meat

I wish I’d known this trick to grinding meat the first time I gave it a try. It would have saved me so much trouble!!

Survival: Escape and Evasion

January 5, 2016 – 10:49 am
Survival Escape and Evasion DVD

Learn how to defend yourself, escape, and evade. Survival skills that might save your life one day.

2016 Homestead Goals

December 28, 2015 – 12:59 pm
2016 Homestead Goals

 
With only a few more days until the new year, I’ve been making a mental list of all of the things I wish to accomplish in 2016. As always, my goals are a bit ambitious. …

Jerusalem Artichokes: A Good Survival Crop

December 16, 2015 – 8:36 am
jerusalem artichoke

Jerusalem artichokes are super easy to grow, easy to conceal, and spread like crazy, making them perfect for a survival garden! Check out the progression of my plants throughout a year of growing and harvesting.

I Don’t Think You Realize

December 8, 2015 – 1:42 pm

I’ve been thinking lately about just how blessed we are. Particularly, just how blessed I am to have you all along with us on our journey for the last 8 years.
And it occurred to me …

How To Light Your Home Without Electricity

December 8, 2015 – 9:43 am
How To Light Your Home Off Grid

Six ways we light up our home without using any electricity.