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Category Archives: Homestead Skills
10 Winter Homesteading Tips for Staying Healthy
It’s time to honor the nature of winter and choose activities that fill our cups. Here are 10 tips from my winter homesteading stay-well list.
4 Vegetables For Your First Garden
Anyone can learn to garden. Really! The trick is to start with vegetables that are easy to grow so that you can learn to grow with confidence. Here are 4 vegetables that are perfect for a first garden.
Making Money While Homesteading
Yes, most homesteaders still need to make money. Get inspiration for ways to earn money with your homestead and homesteading skills.
Dealing With Sore Muscles From Winter Chores
Homesteading is physical work. There’s no doubt about it. When winter chores leave your muscles tired and sore, what do you do?
Rosemary Eucalyptus Goat’s Milk Soap (A Melt-and-Pour Recipe)
What’s the best way to avoid those heavily perfumed store-bought bars of soap without paying boutique prices for more natural-smelling handmade soaps? Make your own. This melt-and-pour recipe for Rosemary Eucalyptus Goat’s Milk Soap shows you just how easy it can be.
Valentine’s Day Gifts for Gardeners
Looking for a Valentine’s Day gift for someone who’s as passionate about gardening as you are about them? Here’s a quick list of ideas for inspiration.
Last-Minute Gift Ideas For Homesteaders
Still looking for the perfect holiday gift for the homesteader, gardener, or home cook in your life? Here are a few ideas to help you wrap up your gift buying this season.
How to Ruin the Recipe for Lavender Sugar Scrub Soap Bars (A Cautionary Tale)
This recipe for lavender exfoliating sugar scrub bars looks simply divine, but DIY projects don’t always turn out the way you expect them to. Here’s a story about paying attention to the details and learning a thing or two about soap making before trying any old recipe.
30+ Homemade Gift Ideas for the Holidays
Discover 30+ ideas for homemade gifts this holiday season. These are simple DIY gifts that family and friends will love.