It’s terrible to admit to being a gardening failure when you’re a farmer! But for several years it was the same story. But I’ve hit on a few things that really helped us get it back under control the last couple years, and most of them are pretty frugal. One of them is to use […]
Backyard chickens have become increasingly popular for both homesteaders and urban hobby farmers. They provide eggs, meat, bug control, and are simply just fun to watch! They are tiny dinosaurs with wings! However, organic poultry crumbles can sell for as much as $25 per 50 lb bag. And at 1/3 to 1/4 lb per chicken […]
When you are living on a one income tight budget, you learn to be frugal with your money. Especially when you have a large family. Over the years, we’ve learned how to cut costs and save money in several different ways. Sometimes, saving is just practical ways to cut corners and other times, you have […]
Have a bathroom that needs a makeover? No budget, no time? Have to do something? This article will show how a few easy, inexpensive, fast changes equal a great makeover!
Whether you live on a farm with 100 acres, or a tiny city apartment, all homesteaders have to start somewhere. I’ve compiled a list of homesteading ideas anyone can do, regardless of where they are in their homesteading journey!
A 3-bin composter allows you to mix in one compartment, turn in another, and store finished compost in another. You can build your own for next to nothing with a little homesteader ingenuity. This post contains complete plans with fully illustrated schematic to build a 3-bin composter out of scrap or new materials.