Category Archive: Homesteading

18 Amazing Uses For Cornstarch You Never Thought Of

18 Amazing Uses For Cornstarch You Never Thought Of Cornstarch usually comes out of the pantry only when you’re cooking — it’s a great way to thicken soups, stocks and sauces. But that’s not all it’s good for. Indeed, there’s a wide array of practical uses for cornstarch outside the kitchen. From untangling knots to …

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How to Raise Baby Chicks on a Budget

How to Raise Baby Chicks on a Budget If you’re on the road to self-reliance and you don’t have chickens yet, what are you waiting for? We’ve all read about the war on self-reliance. It seems like feeding yourself is becoming increasingly illegal. People are forced to rip out thriving front-yard vegetable gardens, raw milk …

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Ten Simple Steps Toward Self-Sufficiency

Ten Simple Steps Toward Self-Sufficiency In an ideal world we would all be self-sufficient and have no stress, no money worries and certainly n debt!.  We would have enough food, enough water, enough power, and enough fuel, and perhaps most important, enough money to live a well-rounded, healthy and comfortable life. We would have to …

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How To Build The Ultimate Tomato Cage For Under $2

How To Build The Ultimate Tomato Cage For Under $2 Do you want to enjoy bigger fruit and a bigger yield from your tomatoes and peppers this year? When you use tomato cages a few things happen, first the plant grows vertically and is stabilized by the cage and secondly this keeps the fruit off …

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12 Lifesaving Canning Rules

12 Lifesaving Canning Rules You MUST Follow When it’s that time of year to preserve your garden bounty, an excellent method of food preservation is ‘canning’. If done properly, it is entirely safe. However care and precaution are in order. Canning low acid food is the only preservation method that can be deadly, so with …

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This Little Weed is One of the Most Useful Medicines on the Planet

This Little Weed is One of the Most Useful Medicines on the Planet I can almost guarantee you have either killed, walked over, let a dog pee on or just totally ignored this little weed that is probably one of the planets most useful natural medicines you can find. I have this growing in my …

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How to Build a Badass Hidden Root Cellar / Storm Shelter

How to Build a Badass Hidden Root Cellar / Storm Shelter We all know that a root cellar is a great place to store your food and root vegetables. The temperature is always cool and dark and the humidity is always dry (if you built it right). Well, I have a little treat for you. …

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How To Build A Mini Water Garden Oasis In 3 Different Styles

How To Build A Mini Water Garden Oasis In 3 Different Styles If you want a garden to die for this spring/summer, these mini water garden oasis DIY projects can transport this dream into reality. As many of you know I try to have a wide mix of DIY projects that not only help you …

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5 Awesome Methods to Preserve Eggs

5 Awesome Methods to Preserve Eggs Eggs are a common food item, bought in half cartons to cartons packed by the dozen(s). Necessary for all of your cake baking needs (and plenty of other delicious recipes too), most households carry them and use them on a daily basis. If you’re the type of person who …

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20+ Impressive DIY Water Feature And Garden Pond Ideas

20+ Impressive DIY Water Feature And Garden Pond Ideas Check out these 20+ Impressive DIY Water Feature And Garden Pond Ideas to make your garden awesome this year 🙂 I already have plans to make 2 of them. I personally am having a really hard time prepping my garden this year and this led me to …

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