Have you ever heard of Diatomaceous Earth? Forget trying to spell it – just call it DE. Check out some of the great ways that this safe bug killer can be used around your home or homestead?
Everyone KNOWS that the Amish and Mennonites are the best cooks, best homemakers, best gardeners. When you really get to know them, though, they’re just like the rest of us, each person with their own strengths and weaknesses. Despite that, I have learned a few useful homemaking tips from my Mennonite friends.
Is it possible to live without a job? Orson Scott Card said “Unemployment is capitalism’s way of making us plant a garden”. Assess your skills and resources to see how much you really need.
Do you compare yourself to people who seem to do so much more than you? If you ever feel alone, wondering why you can’t have that perfect homestead, keep reading. You’re not alone. (And it’ll surprise you who feels the same).
It seems strange to even think about living without a fridge, but it is certainly possible. In fact, learning to live fridge-free can help you waste less food, eat a much more healthy diet and enjoy seasonal foods throughout the year.
With so much interest in homesteading these days, I want to share some things that I wish we had known before we moved to the hills.