Just because your favorite blogger writes about butchering hogs, raising chickens, baking bread, making crock pot gourmet, canning, homeschooling, writing in nature journals, mucking stalls, attachment parenting, and on, and on, ad nauseum, it doesn’t mean that that blogger does all those things every day. It doesn’t mean she/he does all those things every week, […]
I don’t know how I would survive without my pressure canner. I use it to can dry beans so that they’re more convenient to use. I can my own stock, meat, and mixed vegetables. I use my pressure canner to can whole chickens. Honestly, my pressure canner just makes life a lot easier. Many homesteading […]
Not all of us are blessed to have 20 acres, or 10 or even five acres. Some of us may even live in a subdivision with less than an acre surrounded by neighbors. When we lived in Florida, there were eight homes to the acre in our neighborhood. But we still had fruit trees and […]
Thinking about the garden yet? Now is the time to start planning and looking for things to procure for free or cheap. Things like lumber, old shower doors or windows, sheer curtains, and cardboard and newspaper can be put to good use in the garden–when you know how.