Photo by Tirachard Kumtanom on Pexels.com Another great skill to practice before you homestead is planning. Learning to be frugal and budgeting go hand in hand with planning. Whether we are planning our garden, pantry or meals; these are great skills to obtain having our own homestead. It is vital to have these skills to … Continue reading Preparing to Homestead #4: Planning Your Gardens, Pantry, & Meals
Every successful homestead understands you must have a budget and a plan! One of the best ways you can prepare your home and homestead, even prior to purchasing your own place, is to create a working budget. As you may already know, budgeting and being frugal really go hand in hand. So how can you … Continue reading Preparing to Homestead #3: Budgeting & Being Frugal
Greetings! So you want to homestead? Congratulations on the first step in deciding just that! Don’t worry there is still time to RUN if you want to change your mind. Where to begin, the TOP 5 Essential Skills Needed to Homestead. “LOL- Only 5,” that’s what thought, wasn’t it? Well, I did when I wrote … Continue reading Preparing to Homestead #2: The TOP 5 Skills Needed to Homestead (You Can Learn These While You Wait) With 50+ more as a bonus!
Even without several thousands of acres at your feet, with a little creativity and extra hard work, there are several opportunities to add a little bit (or a substantial amount) of income to your homestead adventure. The freedom of self employment is exciting and alluring to say the least. Photo by Karolina Grabowska on Pexels.com … Continue reading 75+ Ways to Make Money On Your Homestead
Photo by Lukas on Pexels.com Start with realistic goals. Where do you want to be or what is the purpose? Do you just want a little fresh produce, perhaps some meat or just eggs? Decide what you hope to accomplish by beginning. Realistically, very few people jump in full board and start farming. That doesn't … Continue reading 5 More Tips for Homesteading or Starting a Hobby Farm
Photo by Irita Antonevica on Pexels.com Top 5 “Must- Try” Foods for Bacon Lovers Alright my bacon lovers. Here is our latest top 5 list of recipes you must try if you love bacon! These are so good, you cannot resist their delectable quality. Be careful, they will disappear fast! https://www.allrecipes.com/recipe/161019/dark-chocolate-bacon-cupcakes/ 1. Bacon Hot Chocolate … Continue reading Top 5 “Must- Try” Bacon Recipes for Bacon Lovers
I love sugar scrub!!! Photo by Tara Winstead on Pexels.com Perhaps one of my favorite gifts to make around the holidays and throughout winter season is Sugar Scrub. I wanted to share my super easy base recipe that can be tweaked so many ways and with so many scents! Delicious Sugar Scrub 3 C. Sugar … Continue reading Delicious Sugar Scrub Recipe
Photo by Kaboompics .com on Pexels.com PART 2: THE CHICKEN COOP OR HEN HOUSE Now that you are set on a size of chickens or maybe you even purchased your chicks already… Photo by Quang Nguyen Vinh on Pexels.com you enjoy them and live happily ever after. LOL. Not really, like any critter a plan … Continue reading Get Your Own EGGS! (Part 2 of 2)
Getting Started Photo by Pixabay on Pexels.com Overflowing with excitement, I cannot contain the fact that it’s chick season!!! I do believe chickens are the favorite “farm animal” amongst our children and our home. Do not get me wrong, all the animals are important, good companions or intrigue us with their fascinating behaviors. Yet, chick … Continue reading Get your own EGGS!!