How to Start Your First Garden – Homestead Garden Tips

Your First Garden

By Sherri Lyons So you want to learn how to start your first garden. Gow your own fruits and vegetables. Become more self-sufficient. Learning how to start your first garden is a gratifying experience that produces heaps of rewards, but it can be daunting to dig your first hole. In this post, we’ll talk about …

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Raising Spring Chicks

By Lisa Steele Before you succumb to temptation and bring home some peeping balls of yellow fluff from the feed store, be sure you know what raising baby chicks entails. This article is full of good information with a quick raising chicks checklist at the end. 6 Tips for Raising Spring Chicks Safe Home: Plastic …

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Sensible Prepper, Are We Responsible for the Unprepared?

Is the sensible prepper responsible for the unprepared? In this article, author Patrice Lewis explains how a recent post by a FEMA emergency manager created an outcry from the community. Read on and learn why preparing your family for the unexpected doesn’t mean you need to lose your humanity.

Tapping Maple Trees Starter Kit Product Review

Interested in tapping maple trees and making your own maple syrup? A maple tree sugaring starter kit is the perfect place to start! In this article, we review the Starter Kit from Tap My Trees so you can be sure your investment is money well spent. Read on to start tapping!

Deer Hunting with Dad—A Thanksgiving Tradition

I love Thanksgiving. Thanksgiving means it’s hunting season again, and it’s time to return home to South Dakota. It’s a time to be with family, and especially with my father, because he and I will be deer hunting.

Homesteading in Alaska

Learn what homesteading in Alaska is like through a first person account of an Alaskan who is living the homesteading dream. Discover two ways you can start your Alaska homestead today!