Homesteading

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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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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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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It’s More Than Just Chickens- It’s about feeding my family

  It’s More Than Just Chickens – It’s about feeding my family People across the country are fighting for the right to provide for their families with gardens and small backyard livestock. My family is one of those affected, and the new laws are taking the food off my children’s plates. This is our story. It’s More Than…

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Benefits of Strawberries & Over 30 Ways to Use Them!

Benefits of Strawberries and over 30 ways to use them! Strawberry picking is one of the nostalgic memories I have of my youth and it is a tradition I have passed on to my children. Very rarely do we ever miss a strawberry season that we don’t go picking as a family. With the old…

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Nigerian Dwarf Goats- What to Know Before You Buy

Nigerian Dwarf Goats- What to know Before You Buy A couple of years ago we had the opportunity to buy two Nigerian Dwarf Goats, one Doe in milk and one doe kid. At the time, I knew nothing about: buying goats, owning goats or caring for goats. I had never milked a goat and my…

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