Homestead

14 Bread Baking Tips for Success

14 Bread Baking Tips for Success

14 Bread Baking Tips for Success The smell of freshly baked bread is intoxicating. It moves through your house, making it impossible to not take a slice as soon as it comes out of the oven. Our ancestors baked bread daily, and it was a staple part of their diet. …

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15 DIY Platform Bed Ideas

15 DIY Platform Beds Ideas

15 DIY Platform Bed Ideas what makes a platform bed perfect for your home? When you are looking for a new bed for you home there are normally so many options to choose from, there are beds that fold up like a Murphy bed for example, beds that use a …

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Creative Ways To Rejuvenate Old Jeans

20 Insanely Creative Ways To Rejuvenate Old Jeans

20 Insanely Creative Ways To Rejuvenate Old Jeans How much do you spend on a pair of blue jeans?  You can spend anything from 10 up to well sky is the limit. I spend around $30-$40.  Jeans do last a long time if you look after them but they will be …

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6 Ways to Kill Mold Naturally

6 Ways to Kill Mold Naturally

6 Ways to Kill Mold Naturally Mold can appear anywhere in your house like basements and window sills. Bathroom windows are particularly vulnerable to mold because of the high exposure to moisture. Any window sill can develop mold though, especially if it lacks proper caulk avoid moisture seeping inside. If …

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20 Tiny Bedroom Hacks That Make the Most of Your Space

20 Tiny Bedroom Hacks That Make the Most of Your Space

20 Tiny Bedroom Hacks That Make the Most of Your Space It seems like every home could use a little more space, but small homes really need a helping hand when it comes to making the residence feel comfortable and uncluttered. These 20 idea can help you feel like you finally have more room …

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20 Frugal Ways to Keep Your House Warm 

20 Frugal Ways to Keep Your House Warm

20 Frugal Ways to Keep Your House Warm  It’s a very nice tradition to present gifts to owners of a new home – a “housewarming,” but did you know that you can extend this custom anytime you significantly make a change to your home? Yes, you can, so, take the …

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6 Practical Uses for Wood Ash Around the Homestead

6 Practical Uses for Wood Ash Around the Homestead

6 Practical Uses for Wood Ash Around the Homestead Burning your scrap wood in the winter months can provide a source of heat and an opportunity to gather friends and family around the fire. It’s a great way to clear brush build up and keep your home warm on cold …

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6 Common Reasons Why Your Hens Stop Laying

6 Common Reasons Why Your Hens Stop Laying

6 Common Reasons Why Your Hens Stop Laying Most people who keep a backyard flock do so for the delicious, farm-fresh eggs. It’s always concerning when the hens suddenly stop laying. In addition to the inconvenience when there suddenly aren’t eggs for breakfast, there’s the anxiety that perhaps something is …

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8 Common Medicinal Trees You Should Be Growing

8 Common Medicinal Trees You Should Be Growing

8 Common Medicinal Trees You Should Be Growing Tree medicines have an advantage over fresh herbs in that they can be harvested year-round. There are several prevalent varieties that grow in North America whose roots, leaves, bark, or twigs can be used to treat common ailments. As with using herbs, it’s …

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20+ Household Uses for Hydrogen Peroxide

20+ Household Uses for Hydrogen Peroxide

20+ Household Uses for Hydrogen Peroxide Nearly every home has a bottle of hydrogen peroxide sitting in the medicine cabinet. Long used as a first aid treatment for cuts and scrapes, this bubbly mix of water and H2O2 has been shown to heal infections as severe as gangrene through simple …

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8 Ways Apple Cider Vinegar Can Help Care For Your Chickens

8 Ways Apple Cider Vinegar Can Help Care For Your Chickens

8 Ways Apple Cider Vinegar Can Help Care For Your Chickens Apple cider vinegar is truly a miracle elixir with enumerable applications, in and out of the coop. Vinegar is made using 2 consecutive fermentation processes. The type of vinegar produced is determined by the item being fermented, not by …

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Budget Countertop Ideas

Budget Countertop Ideas

Budget Countertop Ideas Everybody would love to have a gorgeous new kitchen, but spending $1000s remodel is not an option for so many of us. With home values not rising as they once did, investing in a high-end custom kitchen may not make economic sense. The good news is there are some ways …

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