When we first started growing food, two of the main things we grew were tomatoes and bell peppers. The were SO good! I mean, honestly, does it get any better than a fresh, ripe tomato? YES, it does! It gets better when you add fresh bell pepper and onion! You can settle for your jar […]
I’m sure you know you can use vinegar when cooking, but did you know you can clean with it, use it as pain relief, preserve foods with it, and much, much more?! Here are a few ideas to get you started. After you read this, if you find one (or more) that we left out, […]
In today’s world, everything is becoming more and more expensive. Groceries are no exception. The further you can stretch your dollar, the better. Swing by Survival at Home and join the discussion on how to save money on groceries. Tell us how you trim your food bill each month.
Everyone loves fresh herbs in their food! There’s a certain taste profile they bring to a dish that their dried counterparts just don’t have. Plus, growing them is fun! You put the little seed in the dirt, keep it warm and watered, and in a few weeks, you’ve got a bounty of freshness at your […]
It’s sometimes hard to call being self-reliant a “simpler way of living” for many reasons. One of which is that we’ve been trained from a very young age how to cut corners… how to do things faster… how to do things out of convenience. We have big box stores that sell groceries, clothing, oil changes […]
We’ve all heard the Jeff Foxworthy jokes… “You might be a redneck if you mow your lawn and find a car!” Well, I asked my Facebook friends to fill in the blank for “You might be a homesteader if __________.” They did, and some were right on point! Come by the ol’ homestead at Survival […]