How to Start Your First Garden – Homestead Garden Tips
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 …
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 …
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.
Winterizing Your Home
Not sure how to winterize your home? This basic checklist will help!
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!
How to Extend Growing Season with Cold Frames and Low Tunnels
Learn how to plant and maintain a winter garden!
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.
Solar Home System Answers to 13 Common Questions
Solar home system installations can save you a lot of money over the years. Read on for answers to all the top home solar panel questions!
Living Off the Grid: A Day in the Life of an Off-Grid Mom
Learn what life is like for an off-grid mother!
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!