Use every part of your animal harvest this year and learn to render your own tallow. Also, this article gives a list of uses for your tallow beyond soap and candles. Click this link to learn more.
As homesteaders, we face challenges everyday. We get pulled in a multitude of different directions and need to have an arsenal of skills in our bag. But sometimes there are just somethings that we need help with. Read about my successes and struggles and tell me about how you overcome your homestead struggles.
Sewing by hand is a valuable self-reliant skill that everyone should possess, yet is almost a dying art. Simply learning fundamental sewing skills can save money on clothing and household repairs. This simple tutorial steps through the process of hemming pants that can be utilized on pants, skirts, curtains, etc.
This Fall Canning Collection will help you save money and get stocked up for the whole year, even if you don’t have a garden! Find out how to use seasonal food sales to stock your pantry! In fact, last year we were able to grab over 300 pounds of organic produce at rock-bottom fall prices. […]
Every homesteader is on a different journey. We each learn different things, and become good at different things and can help each other out with our strengths (that’s what community is for!). How many of these have you tried? How many have you mastered?
As we move through our days on the homestead, making a more sustainable life for ourselves, there are projects that are urgent and get done quickly like mending the fence or planting the garden. Then there are the projects that happen over the course of time and seem as natural as the sun rising and […]