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A Nursery Bed For Your Garden

A Nursery Bed For Your Garden

A garden nursery bed sometimes becomes a necessity, even in a small yard. This summer I did what all gardeners do. It was the end of the season—you know, when it’s really hot and steamy, and not a good time to be planting baby trees. […]

Ten Homesteading Myths Debunked!

Ten Homesteading Myths Debunked!

Homesteading myths abound. Honestly homesteading has become kind of a catch-all term that can mean different things to different folks. Let’s take a quick look at 10 of the most common myths: 1.     Location Homesteading Myth: you must live in a rural area, far removed […]

Hygge and Homesteading

Hygge and Homesteading

Aristippus to Diogenes, “If you would learn to be subservient to the king, you would not have to live on lentils.” Diogenes to  Aristippus, “If you would learn to live on lentils, you would not have to be subservient to the king!” Hygge: What Is […]

Preserving Apples: 5 Easy Methods

Preserving Apples: 5 Easy Methods

Preserving apples was the theme of my recent weekend. Part of living the homestead lifestyle is learning to preserve our harvests. For those who don’t have land, you’re still a homesteader if you’re living sustainably in your rental! You can certainly purchase produce to preserve. […]

Emergency Prepping: Your To-Go Bag

Emergency Prepping: Your To-Go Bag

Emergency prepping is on my mind more than normal lately. So many big things going on in our world today! Multiple devastating hurricanes, raging wildfires, earthquakes, and shootings. I truly believe that the world is mostly a good place and that people are mostly good. […]