Homesteading

Getting Greasy: A Beginner’s Guide to Infusing Oils

Ready to get your hands dirty this winter? Infusing oils is a constructive and joyful activity that adds a bit…

1 week ago

Learn to Earn: Ten Books Every Homesteader Should Read

The rise in popularity of the homesteading lifestyle is a good thing but it has caused the market to become…

2 weeks ago

Blizzards: Furies of Nature

Today, the Great Plains is an area of great resources and beauty. Nevertheless, during past days and even current times,…

3 weeks ago

Bats & Guano: Gifts From the Garden Gods

Say the words feces, scat, feculence, crap, caca, and a shovel-full of other euphemisms and you would be describing pretty…

1 month ago

Italian Zoodle Salad

Love pasta salad but hate the carbs?  Or, like myself, don't love the texture of pasta salad but love the…

1 month ago

Baking Bread from Home Milled Flour

For some baking bread is an art, for some a hobby, while for others it is a daily routine. Bread…

1 month ago

Hooch and Hell Raisin’: Women Bootleggers

Women bootleggers put men to shame in the days of Prohibition. Women moonshine smugglers were not unheard of; in fact,…

1 month ago

Herb Roasted Veggies

This week's recipe is one of the simplest I've ever posted.  So simple, in fact, you might wonder why I…

1 month ago

It’s Just Business: Creating a Business Plan for Your Homestead

Homesteaders are not afraid of hard work and do not collapse when confronting a challenge.  This is why it is…

1 month ago

Throwing in the Towel: How to Move to the Country Fast and Cheap

"For I, methinks, till I grow old, As fair before me shall behold, As I do now, the Cabin small,…

2 months ago

Black, Female, and Homesteader

It was tough to be Black in the U.S. in the era of “reconstruction” which some people frankly think of…

2 months ago

Mexican Chopped Salad

Chopped salads are one of my new favorite things, and this one packs all the flavor of my Mexican cravings,…

2 months ago