It's such a great site to see a rainbow after all the rain!
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It's such a great site to see a rainbow after all the rain!
If you have a love for your garden, there will come times when you want to make more out of the space you have outdoors and have some fun with it. Creating new features for your garden and playing around with plants can be incredibly fun and it gives you a great project to do over the weekends. If you are looking to add a few new things to your garden space this year, here are some of the fun and easy garden projects you can do.
If you are looking to add a few new things to your garden space this year, here are some of the fun and easy garden projects you can do.
Homesteading has the potential to be one of the most fulfilling things that you ever do with your life. While most people are thoroughly at the beck and call of others, by running your own plot of land, providing for your own food, and maybe even generating your own income off of your land, you will experience a degree of autonomy that most people could never even dream of while staring longingly out of their cubicles.
Here are some of those small pleasures when homesteading that you should take the time to make the most of while on your homesteading journey.
These little piglets are growing so fast! The are also completely muddy and wanting to eat!
Not everyone has a garage, but if you do then you probably find that it is one of the most important parts of the home on the whole. Not only is it somewhere that you might store a vehicle, but it can also be a great storage place for many other random items that often don’t have a home anywhere else.
Regardless of what you use your garage for, whether it is storing your belongings or your car you should know how to protect and secure your garage.
Technology is moving at a fast pace and technological advancement is making many tasks more and easier. Human efforts are reduced by replacing them with machines. The machines, which when introduced are luxury, gradually become a sheer necessity for everyone. This is the case with domestic house lifts. They are no more an entity of the rich and powerful. They are becoming a necessity in every home.
Arthritis and other medical problems are causing more people to consider domestic house lifts for their homes. Read on to learn more about them.
The bathroom is one of the most common rooms in the house in which you can make all manner of upgrades and improvements. However, if you don’t have the funds for a complete overhaul of the space, you may well be looking closer at some more budget-friendly options.
The bathroom is one of the most common rooms in the house in which you can make all manner of upgrades. Here are tip to upgrade your bathroom easily.
Have a great weekend to all my readers!
Petroleum Free Jelly ~ Recipe & Uses http://bit.ly/2wTsjam via @LisaLynn83
Petroleum free jelly is easy to make and has many uses for your skin and around the home. Recipe calls for just 2 ingredients and takes only 15 minutes.
These ladies and a few gentlemen think everytime you near the fence that they should eat.
Before you tell a homesteader to STOP!, try taking a good look at them instead. No, look past the sweat. Look past the streak of dirt on their foreheads and that greenish brown stuff on their boots. Look deep into their eyes.
Unfortunately for homesteaders, we have no clue what Stop means, and you can just call us a potato chip because we are literally unable to stop at just one.
Many people don’t realize just how useful aromatherapy can be for many ailments. From restlessness or sleeplessness to anxiety and depression and even headache, pain and stomach issues, there is an aromatherapy scent for almost everything.
From restlessness or sleeplessness to anxiety and depression, there is an aromatherapy scent for almost everything that ails you.
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Homestead Hack of the Day: To ensure you’re drinking water all day, use a Sharpie to mark up a water bottle with on-hour intervals. This way you'll stay on track or know when you're falling behind schedule.
The garden is among the things guests will notice when they come by for a visit. By merely looking at this part of your home it can give people an impression of how you are as an owner.
Looking for some ways on how you could possibly make an attractive yard? There are plenty of things you could try. Read on to find out.
We must now start to take steps to not only protect our animals but to insulate our crops from the coming rigors of fall and winter. Here we’ll look at some ways in which you can prevent the cold from capturing the cream of your crop. Then you can pave the way for happy, full and completely self-sufficient bellies over the coming colder months. Let's take a look at how to protect your crops in those colder climates.
With winter quickly approaching you should know how to protect your crops in the colder climates. Here we will look at some ways to do so.
We met the nicest neighbor! He came with his tractor and added a few big scoops to the pig pens so we could keep the pigs from swimming. Just when you think there is no end in site, God sends an angel!
4 Ways to Sterilize Jars
Sterilizing jars is critical for the canning process, because it removes any bacteria, fungi or yeast they might have. Here are 4 different ways to do it. http://bit.ly/2WMLvWz via @homesteadhippy
Homestead hack of the Day: Instead of reaching for the Advil bottle the next time you have a headache, try eating a mint. The mint flavour can actually help a headache, along with the sucking motion of a candy. It has been proven to reduce stress levels.
Renting a home is something that a lot of people turn their noses up at. They think that buying property is the only way to live. They can’t imagine why anybody would want to rent a home when they could buy one. However, renting is more suited to many people. It’s likely that people who won’t even consider renting have believed many untruths that they’ve heard in the past. There are all kinds of misconceptions about renting a home. Here, we’re going to talk about 7 rental myths you should not be fooled into believing. Read on, and you might have just changed your mind by the end of the post.
Here, we’re going to talk about 7 rental myths you should not be fooled into believing. Read on, and you may change your mind!
We have had so much rain over the last week or two that the pigs are swimming! I think it may be time to start making concrete pads in the pens.
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11 Potential Water Bath Canning Problems and Solutions https://buff.ly/318aulA Contains a BOOK GIVEAWAY of The Farm Girls Guide to Preserving the Harvest. Click to enter for your chance to win. via @HiddenSprings17
Tracking Your Homestead Garden Harvest Tally - https://go.shr.lc/2I5mlID via @shareaholic via @reidhomestead
Have you ever thought about tracking your homestead garden harvest? How much food can you grow? Food is always in need, use it, donate it or sell it!
Homestead Hack of the Day: Giving a kid a popsicle this summer? To stop a popsicle from dipping on your hands, stick a muffin tin through the stick so it catches the mess. This also works for adults :)
While a survivalist course isn’t going to teach you how to tap into the earth’s crust and siphon out black gold, it will teach you how to keep your head on your shoulders and think straight in high-pressure situations.
While a wilderness survival course isn't for everyone, knowing how to survive in trying times is a must. Here are 10 reasons why you should take one!
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A garage is a place where people keep one of their most valuable possessions, their cars. Nowadays a lot of houses have garages on their premises. The garage door serves as an alternative entryway to their homes in case the main door cannot be opened. Garage doors are mostly shutters, which can be opened and closed automatically with the help of remote controls. The garage door opener remote is easy to handle and makes the operation of the garage doors much easier and convenient.
The garage door opener remote is easy to handle and makes the operation of the garage doors much easier and convenient.Find out more now.
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Homestead Hack of the Day: Hate having all those unpopped kernels at the bottom of your popcorn bag? Well did you know that popcorn pops better when it's stored in cold places. So by keeping your bags in the refrigerator, you'll actually be able to get more popcorn when you make it.
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A designer granny flat is a great solution for many Australians and Americans living with their elderly parents or in-laws. In the United States, these are usually called tiny houses. Their popularity has made sure there are plenty of varieties to choose from. A designer granny flat is particularly popular because they add a touch of style to your property. With the right space optimization, kitchens, bathrooms, and even a small space-saving balcony, a designer granny flat can be an option for your extended property. You can also buy a new granny flat and earn some rent throughout the year.
A designer granny flat is a great solution for many Australians. In the United States, these are usually called tiny houses.
Dandelion Pesto - Wild Harvesting - On The Fire http://bit.ly/2wAl4Uo via @alifeinthewild via @ALifeInTheWild
Dandelion Pesto is one of the first recipes for wild harvested foods of spring. Choose young dandelion plants for the best flavor.
Whether you are a regular hiker or a casual camper, preparedness is the key to surviving in the wilderness. Before you head out on your next big adventure, make sure you brush up on these fundamental survival skills.
Before heading out on your first trip, make sure you are prepared for any eventuality with a well-equipped pack and these survival skills.
The You're the Star Blog Hop is live!
Come add your links or just check out what the other bloggers have shared!
Come join in on the You're The Star Blog Hop for June 10, 2019! Come share your links in our hop this week that's all about family!
Are you considering growing a container garden on your homestead? Kathi at Oak Hill Homestead has some great tips for you!
How to use containers to expand your garden space PLUS a giveaway from Baker Creek Heirloom Seeds.
I love this post from Julie Murphree about teaching teens! I wish I had this years ago when my children were teenagers! A great read with some great info!
This post has been updated from it’s original post date of March 4, 2015 Do you remember when you were young, and all it took was one look at your mom’s or dad’s face and you instantly knew a) you were in big …
Homestead Hack of the Day: If the weeds in your lawn start getting out of control this summer, there is one thing you should know... Nothing kills weeds and keeps them dead for longer than white vinegar straight from the bottle.
If you want to ensure that you keep your new pup looking and feeling well then this article provides a few useful pieces of advice.
There’s nothing more exciting than getting your first puppy whether it’s a companion for you or your entire family.Make sure you know how to care for it.
My mans favorite place to be on the weekend. On the patio, beer on the table and smoker going behind him.
The problems of growing scarcity of natural resources and global warming raise eyebrows across the globe. They prompt homeowners to rethink the way they use appliances. These modern-day necessities can be the source of various problems. Namely, they account for around 30% of total electricity consumption in an average household, which means that they have a profound effect on your efforts to conserve water and boost energy efficiency. In other words, they hold the potential to help both your budget and the planet we share. Let's learn how to go greener with energy efficient appliances today!
Using energy efficient appliances can save you money on your homestead and help save the planet too. Learn how to go greener in your home today!
One of the best things that you can do with your home when it's looking a little bit grim and miserable, is to learn how to inject some of your personality into it. There is nothing worse than coming home after a long busy day at work, only to be greeted with a dull welcome.
One of the best things that you can do with your home is to learn how to inject some of your personality into it. Here are 2 ways to do so.
We have always had an abundance of small toads and frogs, but lately they both seem to be much larger than in previous years. I guess our animals and pets are not the only ones eating well!
Here’s a couple of different ways you might just bring yourself in some repeating customers, to make sure you can regularly shift the perishables you’ve made a business out of growing and cultivating.
If you need to sell your extra produce from your homestead, make sure you’re establishing a presence in both your local area and online.
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