Homestead Barn Hop »

[17 Feb 2014 ]
Monday’s Homestead Barn Hop #147

Welcome to another edition of the Homestead Barn Hop! Pull up a chair and stay a while, there’s always a lot to learn from homesteaders who link up from around the globe.

Gardening »

[14 Feb 2014 ]
Starting Seeds for My Snow Covered Garden

Even though the ground is covered with a thick blanket of white snow, my Spring garden is busy growing indoors.

Home Remedies & Herbs »

[12 Feb 2014 ]
How To Make Rose Hip Tea For Vitamin C

We enjoy drinking a Vitamin C rich rose hip tea to help boost our immune systems during cold and flu season. It’s all natural, and tastes delicious when sweetened with honey and cinnamon.

Homestead Barn Hop »

[10 Feb 2014 ]
Monday’s Homestead Barn Hop #146

Come on in and see what fun new things you can learn from homesteaders around the globe! Don’t forget to share what you’ve been up to as well!

Preserving Food »

[6 Feb 2014 ]
Waxing Cheese

Waxed cheese can last for years without refrigeration. Here’s how my first waxing experiment went.

What's Cooking »

[5 Feb 2014 ]
Crispy Chicken Tortilla Rolls

Quick, easy, and super delicious! Crispy Chicken Tortilla Rolls are one of my family’s favorite meals.

Homestead Barn Hop »

[3 Feb 2014 ]
Monday’s Homestead Barn Hop #145

Welcome to another Homestead Barn Hop! Pull up a chair and stay a while. There’s a lot to learn here!

The Homestead Life »

[29 Jan 2014 ]
Not Enough Wood

“Before we ever started heating our home with wood, I didn’t realize that you can’t just go out into the forest, cut up a tree, and bring it in for the fire. I knew nothing of the curing process. It stinks to look out into the yard and see a big pile of split logs just sitting there, knowing you can’t use them for another year.”

Home Remedies & Herbs »

[28 Jan 2014 ]
My Medicinal Herb Collection, PLUS How To Store Dried Herbs

Here’s a look into my ever-growing medicinal herb collection, what I have and what it’s good for.

Homestead Barn Hop »

[27 Jan 2014 ]
Monday’s Homestead Barn Hop #144

Happy Monday! Come on in and see what fun new things you can learn from other homesteaders around the world.

From Scratch Recipes, What's Cooking »

[24 Jan 2014 ]
Homemade Cream of Chicken Soup

Save money and avoid unhealthy ingredients by making your own homemade cream of chicken soup. You won’t believe how simple it is!

Gardening »

[23 Jan 2014 ]
10+ Winter Chores To Do Before Your Spring Garden

Dying for Spring so you can get back in the garden? There’s a lot you can do right now to be getting prepared! Here are a few ideas to keep you busy until the cold months have passed.