Homesteading

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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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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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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Testing Your Drinking Water: When and How to Test Your Water

When and How to Test Your Water

Testing Your Drinking Water: When and How to Test Your Water We would like to think that all water is safe for us to drink, but evidence shows otherwise. For the last few years, we’ve watched the disaster in Flint, Michigan where residents have been drinking water that is contaminated …

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Which Chicken Breeds Are The Best Egg Layers?

Which Chicken Breeds Are The Best Egg Layers

Which Chicken Breeds Are The Best Egg Layers?   Raising chickens is growing in popularity amongst homesteaders. Chickens are easy to raise, making them the perfect first livestock. You can have a small backyard or 30 acres far out in the country. The goal of raising chickens is the same for …

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Making Colby Cheese at Home

Making Colby Cheese at Home

Making Colby Cheese at Home Colby cheese is similar to Cheddar with a delicious flavor people love. It is one of the original American cheeses that is slowly gaining popularity with at-home cheesemakers. If you are new to making cheeses, Colby is a good choice because it is quick and …

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9 Creative Chicken Coop Designs

9 Creative Chicken Coop Designs

9 Creative Chicken Coop Designs Raising backyard chickens is growing in popularity. More and more people are venturing into the work of chicken raising. Your chicken coop doesn’t have to be a boring shed! There is no reason that your chicken coop cannot express your creative side. It should match …

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11 Natural Pest Fighting Flowers

11 Natural Pest Fighting Flowers

11 Natural Pest Fighting Flowers Flowers have more purposes in your garden than looking beautiful. If you research companion planting, you quickly learn that flowers can fight pests. Using flowers planted amongst your vegetable garden is a creative and natural way to fight pests looking for a quick meal. Years …

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13 Sewing Tips and Tricks

Sewing Tips and Tricks

13 Sewing Tips and Tricks Whether you’re a sewing expert, beginner or enthusiast, sewing is an activity with more than one approach to it. The truth is that while you may have been using one method to do things all this while, there’s probably an easier way to do some …

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