Category Archive: Homesteading

7 Places To Find Cheap OR Free Preparedness Gear

7 Places To Find Cheap OR Free Preparedness Gear Prepping is not cheap! I can testify to that. I wish I knew the knowledge I know now when I first started to prep. I could have saved thousands of dollars. You have to look at it like this, when you start to prep you go …

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10 Surprising Uses For Diatomaceous Earth

10 Surprising Uses For Diatomaceous Earth Diatomaceous earth is made from the fossilized remains of tiny, aquatic organisms called diatoms. Their skeletons are made of a natural substance called silica. Over a long period of time, diatoms accumulated in the sediment of rivers, streams, lakes, and oceans. Today, silica deposits are mined from these areas. Diatomaceous …

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How To Make A Lot Of Butter For Cheap With Your Kitchen Mixer

How To Make A Lot Of Butter For Cheap With Your Kitchen Mixer You may already know that you can make butter in a mason jar or something similar, but that method only produces enough butter for a couple slices of toast. What if you had a big family or a party coming up? Butter …

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How to Build Plumbing Pipe Shelves

How to Build Plumbing Pipe Shelves Over the past 2 or so years I have shared a few shelving project articles, they all are great but I think this one has to be the best. These shelves are made from old plumbing pipes and because of that can hold a lot more weight than regular shelving. …

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60+ Activated Charcoal Remedies

60+ Activated Charcoal Remedies Activated charcoal is worth every penny spent on it. Activated charcoal has so many wonderful uses around the home, garden and body! You may know one use of activated charcoal and that is to soak up poison in the stomach, it keeps the poison from being absorbed from the stomach into the body. …

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190+ Seasoning & Spice Mix Recipes & Blends

190+ Seasoning & Spice Mix Recipes & Blends Did you know that many store bought herb and spice blends can be very expensive, and a lot of them contain additives, anti-caking agents or MSG. That for me was enough to hunt down the best homemade spice and seasoning recipes and blends. For the past 2 …

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How To Make A Bacon Fat Candle

How To Make A Bacon Fat Candle Well, where do I begin. First off bacon is the food we all LOVE! It has an aroma everyone on planet earth recognizes and wants to eat when they smell it. Bacon isn’t just for breakfast anymore. Foodies world over have incorporated it into appetizers, main dishes and …

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Russian Tea Recipe For Use During Cold & Flu Season

Russian Tea Recipe For Use During Cold & Flu Season Oh yum. This warm Russian Tea is so, so delightful, and I’m not just saying that because we have had snow 3 out of the past 5 days! I made this citrusy beverage for post Halloween trick-or-treating and since then, I’ve kept it nearly constantly …

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How To Earn a Passive Income for Self-Sufficient Living

How To Earn a Passive Income for Self-Sufficient Living Self-sufficient living is defined by Wikipedia as a “sustainable living in which nothing is consumed outside of what is produced by self-sufficient individuals.”  But, how does self-sufficient living actually work? Well, there are two things involved in sustaining yourself financially when you try this form of …

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30 Uses For Wood Ashes, You Never Thought Of

30 Uses For Wood Ashes, You Never Thought Of Ever wondered what you can you do with all the ash from burning wood in your fireplace, wood stove or camp fire? Wood ash can be useful in home gardens, in your compost pile or as a pest repellent. The value of wood ash depends on …

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