Posts by The Coastal Homestead

Top 10 Homesteading Resolutions to Make for 2017

  Top 10 Homesteading Resolutions to Make for 2017 Are you tired of a full schedule that is void of substance?  Do you want more Freedom, Independence and a Self-Sufficient lifestyle? Does Homesteading appeal to you? If you answered yes to any of these questions then it’s time to start your homesteading journey and make…

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Easy Christmas Cookie Recipes- For the Ultimate Cookie Platter

  Easy Christmas Cookie Recipes for the Ultimate Cookie Platter Want to create the ultimate cookie platter that Old saint Nick himself could not resist? Then follow these easy recipes for  delicious and beautiful Christmas cookies. Making Christmas Cookies has been a tradition in my family for as long as I can remember. I’m still…

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How to Be Poor- What to Do When You Lose Everything

How to Be Poor-What to Do When You Lose Everything Lose your job? Lose of a loved one? Divorce? Health Issues? Life Emergency? We never plan for life crisis and yet, they always find us- when we are completely unprepared. Whether it is our own doing or no fault of our own we end up…

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Top Remedies for Sunburn Relief

Nothing can damper a beach vacation like a bad burn, but once the damage is done you need some Sunburn Relief to enjoy the rest of your vacation. Living on the coast most of my life, I have had (and seen) my fair share of sunburns. As a matter of fact, the picture above is my…

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Best Spaghetti Sauce Ever~Better than Prego!

The Best Spaghetti Sauce EVER! Better than Prego If you are new on your homesteading or healthy-eating journey, one of the challenges you may be facing is finding recipes that taste as good as the ones you are used to buying from the store, this was my challenge when finding a Spaghetti Sauce recipe my…

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Rosemary & Sea Salt Zucchini Chips: Paleo, Gluten & Grain-Free

Rosemary & Sea Salt Zucchini Chips: Paleo, Gluten & Grain-Free The wonderful aroma of Rosemary blends perfectly with your garden-fresh zucchini and it takes just minutes to make; slice, toss and place in your dehydrator it’s that easy to making this healthy snack. Adults and kids alike enjoy this zucchini chip recipe so it is…

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Strawberry Tops- 5 Amazing Uses + Bonus Video

Strawberry Tops- 5 Amazing uses and a bonus video! Are strawberry tops safe to eat? Not only are they safe to eat but they are full of vitamins and here are 5 ways to use them! Have you been throwing the best part of the strawberry away all these years? Well maybe not the best…

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3 Easy Ways to Dehydrate Herbs Without a Dehydrator

3 Ways to Dehydrate Herbs Without a Dehydrator.Drying herbs has to be one of the easiest things to do to preserve your harvest and save money. You can use your dehydrated herbs for: gifts, tea blends, spice mixes, potpourri and so much more. I love projects that take very little time and effort but have big…

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The Lost Art of Waving- It’s a Southern Thing

The Lost Art of Waving- It’s a Southern Thing Almost thirty years ago when visiting my husbands hometown in the South, I noticed many differences between the common folk (locals) and the tourist (Yankees- AKA me). One of the main things that stood out was their friendliness and Southern Hospitality. I was convinced everyone was…

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