Homesteading

Everything You Need to Know About Getting Backyard Chickens

Everything You Need to Know About Getting Backyard Chickens

Are you thinking about getting backyard chickens? They can be a great addition to your family as both pets and a source of food, but there are some things to consider before getting chickens. Does your city or town allow them? Where will you keep […]

$1 Placemat to Apron Easy Sewing Project Upcycle

$1 Placemat to Apron Easy Sewing Project Upcycle

This easy apron sewing project takes five minutes to make and costs about $2. It is made from two woven placemats from the dollar store, and it’s reversible! There are pockets on both sides, so you can secure your money and phone in the interior […]

DIY Dishwasher Detergent

DIY Dishwasher Detergent

Making your own dishwasher detergent is fast and easy, not to mention much cheaper than buying those expensive pods at the store. When you make it at home, your dishes are being washed without chemicals and come out squeaky clean. It only takes a few […]

Advice for a New Homesteader

Advice for a New Homesteader

Are you starting your own homestead? It can be overwhelming to figure out where to begin. What do you do first? Get chickens? Plant a garden? I asked 23 homesteaders what advice they would give to someone new to the homesteading lifestyle. Many of their […]

How to REALLY Make Money Homesteading

How to REALLY Make Money Homesteading

Can you make money homesteading? Absolutely! There are lots of ways to create sustainable sources of income from your homestead if you want to. Some homesteaders simply enjoy the lifestyle and choose not to use it as a financial means. That’s great too. Here at […]

Feed Sack to Tote Bag Easy Upcycle

Feed Sack to Tote Bag Easy Upcycle

Are feed sacks piling up on your homestead? Don’t throw them away! Repurpose them into tote bags. The material is durable enough to withstand quite a bit of weight. The totes are perfect for shopping at the farmer’s market or grocery store. You can make […]

What 23 Homesteaders Love Most About Homesteading

What 23 Homesteaders Love Most About Homesteading

Homesteaders seem to love what they do. They are up with the sun every morning working to take of care of livestock, tend the garden, and reap their rewards. This is the second post in a series where I interview homesteaders to find out more […]

Inspirational Gardening Free Printable

Inspirational Gardening Free Printable

Do you feel buried by the daily stressors of life? Grocery shopping, diapers, cooking, bills, repeat.  This quote has many meanings, yet it is so simple. Display it in your home as a reminder of your potential. You are not buried. You are planted. Wonderful […]

22 Homesteading Bloggers Share Why They Choose to Homestead

22 Homesteading Bloggers Share Why They Choose to Homestead

A homestead is a house and the land surrounding it. The term homesteading is often associated with living off the land by growing and preserving your own food and creating sustainability off the grid. Homestead bloggers use their corners of the internet to provide information […]

Homesteading and Homemaking Link-Up May 8, 2018

Homesteading and Homemaking Link-Up May 8, 2018

You all linked up some fantastic homesteading and homemaking posts last week! They are all pinned on Pinterest (because they were that good), and hopefully you met some new bloggers too. I know I did!  Thanks for helping this link-up party gain some traction. Isn’t […]