You never know what kind of reaction people will have when they find out that you homestead. In fact, the word “homesteading” seems to have a different meaning to everyone. However, I have narrowed most reactions into three categories. Which reaction do you usually get?
Repurposed containers from commercial products have tons of uses around our homestead. However, it’s really important to properly label all containers. One challenge I found with re-labeling was that many manufacturers have started printing their labels directly onto the containers. Here’s a quick and easy way to remove those printed-on labels!
A large part of homesteading is making due with what we have. That’s why I was so excited to find this simple technique for great-looking lettering, giving my pallet signs that rustic, hand painted look. The crafting possibilities are endless!
I love making my own laundry detergent! However, I hate to grate soap (and so do my knuckles). That’s why I was super excited about this super frugal and easy no grate laundry soap recipe!
When it comes to homesteading, freedom from debt is a great step toward long term sustainability. Building our homestead debt-free hasn’t been easy, but it has made our progress so rewarding. Here’s how we’re doing it!
After I made this fun chicken pin cushion, my kids all wanted chickens of their own! It was the perfect project for introducing them to the sewing machine. I have a feeling that these chicken pin cushions are going to be like their live counterparts, you can’t have (or make) just one!