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Foil Packet Camping Meals You’ll Love

Foil Packet Camping Meals You’ll Love

Keep meal planning easy with these 20 foil packet camping meals. Cook them over a fire, on a grill, or even in your RV oven. All ingredients can be prepped in advance, and there is no messy pan to clean. Foil packet meals are great […]

Easy Apron Sewing Project from $1 Placemats

Easy Apron Sewing Project from $1 Placemats

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 […]

Dishwasher Detergent DIY

Dishwasher Detergent DIY

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 […]

New Homesteader Advice

New Homesteader Advice

Are you starting you new homesteader or thinking about homesteading? 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 […]

Hanging Kitchen Towel Easy Sewing Project

Hanging Kitchen Towel Easy Sewing Project

With one row of sewing and a button, you can make a hanging kitchen towel. This is one of those projects that is so easy and obvious, but you will use it every day. Hang the hand towel on the handle of your oven so […]

S’mores Popcorn Balls

S’mores Popcorn Balls

S’mores aren’t just for camping. These S’mores popcorn balls are fun to make and eat anywhere. Using graham cracker cereal in place of the graham crackers is pretty clever. Warning: They are addicting. I bet you can’t eat just one! Ingredients: 1 bag Microwave Natural […]

Make Money Homesteading – Really!

Make Money Homesteading – Really!

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 Tote Bag Easy Upcycle

Feed Sack Tote Bag Easy Upcycle

Are feed sacks piling up on your homestead? Don’t throw them away! Repurpose a feed sack into a tote bag. 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. […]

Summer Egg Salad Easy Recipe

Summer Egg Salad Easy Recipe

Making summer egg salad is a great way to put all the fresh eggs from your chickens to use. It’s easy, affordable, and this recipe has fewer calories because the mayonnaise is supplemented with yogurt. Whip up this quick summer egg salad to bring to […]

Homesteading: What 23 Homesteaders Love Most About It

Homesteading: What 23 Homesteaders Love Most About It

Homesteaders seem to love homesteading. 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 about whey […]

Camping Scavenger Hunt Riddles

Camping Scavenger Hunt Riddles

Camping is a favorite childhood memory, and it’s even more fun with a camping scavenger hunt. Getting away from day-to-day responsibilities, exploring nature, and enjoying time together is what camping is all about. We are looking forward to taking Sadler on his first camping trip […]

Gardening Quote Inspirational Free Printable

Gardening Quote Inspirational Free Printable

Do you feel buried by the daily stressors of life? Grocery shopping, diapers, cooking, bills, repeat.  This inspirational gardening 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 […]