Category Archive: Homesteading

10 Unconventional Uses for Honey

10 Unconventional Uses for Honey Ah, Honey… food for kings. I love honey and so have every nation, every era and every man and woman on earth since time began! Honey is mostly used to put on things like toast or cereal but did you know that Honey goes much deeper than a yummy taste. …

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How Much Rainwater Can You/Should You Store

How Much Rainwater Can You/Should You Store To determine the amount of storage that is appropriate for you, you need to know how much rainwater you can collect from your roof or other areas and the amount of water you will need. When calculating how much water you are going to need, you will want to …

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The Most Efficient Use of Water in the Garden

The Most Efficient Use of Water in the Garden A properly watered garden is one step closer to being a healthy garden. However, there are many ways to water a garden and some will not only save you time and labor, but will also help conserve water. The following is a comprehensive list of irrigation …

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18 Alternative Uses for Old Milk Jugs

18 Alternative Uses for Old Milk Jugs Everyday thousands of perfectly good plastic milk jugs get thrown into the trash. It’s a shame because there are many practical uses for them. Milk jugs can be used as plant containers, mini-greenhouses, watering cans, fishing bobbers, and more. And if you know how, you can turn them …

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How To Turn Any Bike Into An Electric Bike

How To Turn Any Bike Into An Electric Bike This is a cool project for anyone to undertake. It’s pretty simple once you read over the instructable and has many great informative photos and instructions showing and telling you what to do. I would take this once step further tho and make a full size …

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15 Dishwashing Mistakes You Are Probably Making Every Day

15 Dishwashing Mistakes You Are Probably Making Every Day I have to be honest and hold my hands up and tell you I am guilty of pretty much all of these mistakes listed on the article. I have been especially guilty of washing my dishes by hand with warm water but did you know that …

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DIY Nontoxic Wood Stain

DIY Nontoxic Wood Stain Sometimes we just need a little color in our life, this easy frugal project is just pure awesomeness. Kids will love to do this with you too. You can buy wood stain from the hardware store and be fine with it until you read whats in it… Nasty chemicals that could …

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10 Water Conserving Tips You Can Use Right Now

10 Water Conserving Tips You Can Use Right Now The world water crisis represents one of the most troubling public health issues in the world today. You wouldn’t know this if you live in an area where water is abundant, but this reality places the responsibility on you to conserve this precious resource. According to …

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66 Fruits and Vegetables You Can Grow At Home In Containers Without A Garden

66 Fruits and Vegetables You Can Grow At Home In Containers Without A Garden We are not all blessed to have a garden we can use to grow our veggies in. Some of us rent houses where the landlord doesn’t allow any modification to the garden or you live in an apartment and there is …

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How To Build A Preppers Pantry Bed

How To Build A Preppers Pantry Bed Food will be worth more than gold and silver if SHTF. So, knowing that, wouldn’t you think it be a wise move to hide some food in case looters and neighbors try and break into your house and take all of it? There are hidden pantry tutorials on …

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