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How to Freeze Fresh Fruit & Berries to Enjoy Year Round

How to Freeze Fresh Fruit & Berries to Enjoy Year Round

Learn how to freeze fresh fruit and berries to enjoy  summer's goodness all year long! Smoothies. The single greatest food trend of the 21stcentury, in my opinion. But, like most of my food, I want to know exactly where it came from, how it was grown and how far it...

10 Answers to Your Complete Beginner Chicken Questions

10 Answers to Your Complete Beginner Chicken Questions

Chickens are a great asset to any home or homestead! But if you are new to chickens, you may have some questions you want answered before taking the leap. We have the answers to 10 common questions that people ask before getting backyard chickens!   Should you get...

GMO or Hybrid: What’s the difference?

GMO or Hybrid: What’s the difference?

Let's talk seeds! Do you know the difference between a GMO and a hybrid? Lately, I've seen a lot of discussion about seeds, especially pertaining to what a GMO is and if it's the same thing as a hybrid. Frankly, I'm glad to see this discussion happening!  It's...

How to Freeze Fresh Fruit & Berries to Enjoy Year Round

How to Freeze Fresh Fruit & Berries to Enjoy Year Round

Learn how to freeze fresh fruit and berries to enjoy  summer's goodness all year long! Smoothies. The single greatest food trend of the 21stcentury, in my opinion. But, like most of my food, I want to know exactly where it came from, how it was grown and how far it...

How to Revive an Abandoned or Overgrown Garden

How to Revive an Abandoned or Overgrown Garden

We revived our abandoned and overgrown garden using all-natural, no-till garden practices to create a beautiful and productive garden within a year! I can't believe that we've been at our "new" homestead for almost 2 years now! Part of me is so f-ing proud of...

Four Tips for Planning Your Best Garden Yet!

Four Tips for Planning Your Best Garden Yet!

I've been guilty (a time or two!) of racing head-first into the nursery and buying every plant in sight, only to get home and wonder what the heck I just did.  Gardening can be so exciting that it's easy to lose focus! Have you ever ended up at the end of gardening...

How to Make Fire Cider: A Super-Tonic for Cold & Flu Season!

How to Make Fire Cider: A Super-Tonic for Cold & Flu Season!

Fire cider is a powerful immune-boosting super tonic that can be easily made by infusing apple cider vinegar! Keep it on hand for colds, flus and other times when your immune system needs extra support! When I tell people about fire cider, I’m pretty sure they think...

How to Make Dried Herb Soap with Mint, Chamomile & Rosemary

How to Make Dried Herb Soap with Mint, Chamomile & Rosemary

I’m working up my courage to make lye-based goat milk soaps.  In the meantime, while my freezer overflows with bags and jars of frozen goat milk, I decided to try my hand at melt-n-pour soaps instead. You know, playin’ it safe! 😉  The melt-n-pour soap was soooo...

How to Make Apple Cider Vinegar

How to Make Apple Cider Vinegar

Apple season is just starting to come to a close here in the Northwest. It's one of my favorite times of year - there is something so magical and exciting about harvesting basketfuls of beautiful apples.  I’m very happy that our new home has a mature apple tree that...

How to Stock and Store First Aid Kits for Homestead Animals

How to Stock and Store First Aid Kits for Homestead Animals

Having a well-stocked first aid kit is a vital part of owning animals on a homestead. Learn how we stock our kits and why we use buckets to store our supplies! Why it’s important to stock your animal first aid kits before you need them: An essential part of caring for...

Valentines for Gardeners & Homesteaders

Valentines for Gardeners & Homesteaders

These free, printable Valentine's Day cards are a perfect way to show your love for that special homesteader or gardener in your life! Sometimes, between all the chores and craziness of homesteading and gardening, you’ve just gotta have a little fun! And Valentine's...

How to Prepare your Homestead for Winter

How to Prepare your Homestead for Winter

Ready or not, fall is here and winter isn't too far behind! It's the perfect time to prepare your homestead for the upcoming winter and changing weather. Here's the deal: winter is cold. I hate being cold. Like, I really hate it. But, winter does mean that I get a...

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