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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.

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.

Monday’s Homestead Barn Hop #175

September 8, 2014 – 8:09 am
Monday’s Homestead Barn Hop #175

Come on in for another week of the homestead barn hop, where homesteaders from around the globe link up to share their favorite tips, tricks, and recipes.

Hyssop Oxymel: An Herbal Expectorant Recipe

September 7, 2014 – 10:53 am

Learn to grow and use hyssop to treat stubborn coughs and chest congestion. Here’s how…

Homestead Barn Hop #174

September 1, 2014 – 7:06 am
Homestead Barn Hop #174

Another week, another hop full of all sorts of homesteading information. Link up and share what you know!

Homeschooling Question For My Readers: How Do You Manage Multiple Grade Levels?

August 31, 2014 – 10:50 am

If you’re a homesteading, homeschooling mama of multiple ages/grade levels, I’d love to know how you manage your school day as well as your farm chores. What have you found to work best for you?

Monday’s Homestead Barn Hop #173

August 25, 2014 – 6:19 am
Monday’s Homestead Barn Hop #173

Welcome to another weekly barn hop, where homesteaders around the globe link up to share their favorite tips for the week.

Monday’s Homestead Barn Hop #172

August 18, 2014 – 7:08 am
Monday’s Homestead Barn Hop #172

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

Solar Panels. Elderberries. Sugar Beets. Huckleberries. And More.

August 14, 2014 – 10:59 am

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

Monday’s Homestead Barn Hop #171

August 11, 2014 – 9:42 am
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!

Monday’s Homestead Barn Hop #170

August 4, 2014 – 8:06 am
Monday’s Homestead Barn Hop #170

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

Monday’s Homestead Barn Hop #169

July 28, 2014 – 5:34 am
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.

How To Freeze Potatoes

July 23, 2014 – 5:47 am

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.

10+ Reasons To Learn To Can Food Now!

July 22, 2014 – 9:37 pm

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.

Monday’s Homestead Barn Hop #168

July 21, 2014 – 6:09 am
Monday’s Homestead Barn Hop #168

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

How To Make A Shepherd’s Purse Tincture To Stop Nosebleeds Fast (and More)!

July 15, 2014 – 9:59 pm

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…

Grey Water Trial: Flushing Sink Water

July 14, 2014 – 7:26 am

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…