I talk about winter preparedness and filling the canning shelves. I received 160 lbs of tomatoes, 40 lbs of peppers, 100 lbs of onions and 25 lbs of garlic for our chili sauce & salsa recipe as well as pizza sauce and pickled garlic!
We all could use a few new frugal living tips… I remember when we first started to build our farm money was tight and every penny had to be accounted for. Over the years I’ve collected hundreds of ways to be frugal. Some of the frugal living tips I’ve used are great while others were […]
It is now September and the weather is getting cooler and Fall is close by. When it becomes this time of year, it makes me want to bake and cook and smell everything Pumpkin! Today, I will be sharing some of my favorite Pumpkin recipes. I hope you find at least one you want to […]
Let’s be honest: finding things to be frustrated about on the homestead is NOT a hard task. It can be easy to focus on the sick chicken, broken fence, busted tractor, failing garden, or really, really headstrong goat and feel overwhelmed by the negative. However, there are just as many things that are beautiful as […]
If you are riddled with stress & anxiety like many, many people in our world, you may be looking for some relief! Here are 6 vintage homesteading skills that actually help to reduce stress & anxiety! Read more!
If you are like us and prefer to use a renewable heat source like a fire, you might be interested in some different ways of getting that fire started without using newspaper. I am very aware that newspaper is a dying resource as more and more people choose to use online news sources (or none […]