The most important vegetable in our homestead garden is the tomato. I have been leery about trying heirloom tomatoes in the garden. I’ve been scared to count on them 100%. I feared that they might not be as productive. They might not taste as good. They might be more susceptible to diseases and pests. This […]
Raising and caring for homestead animals is such a joy, but the thought of ending the lives of animals we love can be very difficult. Is it really necessary to butcher your own homestead animals to provide meat for your family? Kevin and Sarah answer questions about the necessity of processing your homestead animals while […]
Isn’t stirring peanut butter the worst? Peanut oil spills all over the jar, down onto the counter, and all over your hands. How frustrating! Here is a method that takes the frustration out of stirring natural peanut butter.
In our homestead family, we battle skin allergies, skin sensitivities, and airborne allergies. Because of this, we have started eliminating more and more chemicals from our lives. Here are 6 common household products that OUR family has replaced with vinegar.
Even before we moved from the city to our new homestead in the Missouri Ozarks, we made plans to get a couple of barn cats for rodent patrol. Overall, we were excited to have some outside cats. As time passed and we began making progress on setting up our homestead, our opinion about the cats […]
Making soil blocks is easier than ever with this 2-ingredient soil mix recipe and soil block tutorial.