Homesteading

Solar Heating Projects You’ll Love

10 Solar Heating Projects

10 Solar Heating Projects You’ll Love Heating your home can cost a fortune if you live in a region with very cold winters. Learning how to heat your own house for free in the winter can save you hundreds of dollars each month. If you want to become more self-reliant, …

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Which Chicken Breed is Right for Your Homestead?

Which Chicken Breed is Right for Your Homestead?

Which Chicken Breed is Right for Your Homestead? What Chicken Breed is Right for Your Homestead? If you are just starting out on your homesteading adventure, chickens are a great way to begin with livestock. Whether you have a budding, city backyard or a bustling, rural acreage, getting a coop …

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The Best Animals for a Homestead and Why You Need Them

The Best Animals for a Homestead

The Best Animals for a Homestead and Why You Need Them As you start to grow your homestead, you’ll start to wonder about adding animals. Animals serve many purposes, but most importantly, they’re a source of food for our families. If you’re like most homesteaders, you don’t have a ton …

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11 Places You Can Find Free Land In The USA

11 Places You Can Find Free Land In The USA

11 Places You Can Find Free Land In The USA The Homesteading Act of 1862 granted free tracts of land to would-be farmers, courtesy of the federal government, in an effort to bring settlers to certain areas. While those days are long gone, certain underpopulated states are now extending a …

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How To Make Your Own Concrete Countertop

How To Make Your Own Concrete Countertop

Make Your Own Concrete Countertop, It’s Easier Than You Think No matter the season, homeowners are always on the lookout for renovations that not only add functionality to their home but enhances the look as well. The kitchen is one of the most popular areas of the home targeted for …

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16 Foods Preppers Should Always Keep In Their Pantry

16 Foods Preppers Should Always Keep In There Pantry

16 Foods Preppers Should Always Keep In Their Pantry It’s impossible to know exactly when a natural disaster will hit or how severe conditions will be. A blizzard or hurricane could knock out the power for several days, make roads impassable, and isolate you from neighbors, stores, and other resources. …

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9 Reasons Every Home Needs an Essential Oil Diffuser

Every Home Needs an Essential Oil Diffuser

9 Reasons Every Home Needs an Essential Oil Diffuser Those who live a natural life learn a thing or two about essential oils, and essential oil diffusers can be used to improve your health, help you sleep better, and give you some energy. Essential oil diffusers are great for many …

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WD-40: Not Just for That Squeaky Door

WD-40: Not Just for That Squeaky Door

WD-40: Not Just for That Squeaky Door It’s not often that one gets into a conversation about that can of WD-40 that you have sitting up on a shelf in your garage or kicking around in a junk drawer in your house. Because, really, what do you use it for? …

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7 Creative Wood Pallet Fence Ideas

7 Creative Wood Pallet Fence Ideas

7 Creative Wood Pallet Fence Ideas Fencing in your property is a great idea, but it costs as much as your arm and a leg. If you have chickens you want to keep in your yard or children you want to keep in a set area, having a fence is …

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Uses for Honey You Never Thought Of Trying

16 Uses for Honey You Never Thought Of Trying

16 Uses for Honey You Never Thought Of Trying Honey has been revered for thousands of years. We know that ancient Egyptians valued honey. The famous Cleopatra soaked in honey and milk baths. Over the years, people have found uses for honey you never thought of trying. Everyone knows that …

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13 Top Amish Recipes You Will Love!

13 Amish Recipes You Will Love!

13 Top Amish Recipes You Will Love! Amish recipes are some of the best. They’re wholesome, easy to make and fill up your belly. The Amish are known for their resourcefulness and ability to save money, so these recipes won’t break the bank. These aren’t the recipes that require you …

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Top 3 Backyard Guest House or Cabin Kits

Top 3 Amazon Backyard Guest House or Cabin Kits

Top 3 Amazon Backyard Guest House or Cabin Kits With the cost of renting and buying apartments rising everyday alongside the cost of living, it is no surprise that many people are interested in having their own tiny homes. Although, you may have to settle with a minimalist house that …

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