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27 Amazing Indoor Herb Garden Ideas

May 4, 2020 Linda Wilson 0

Most homesteads have some sort of herb garden outdoors, but sometimes, you want to bring the outdoors in. Whether it’s due to your space, simple convenience, or because you aren’t actually on a homestead yet, […]

pallet compost bin

52 Things To Never Ever Compost

April 2, 2020 Linda Wilson 1

As homesteaders, we’re always striving to reduce our carbon footprint and upcycle as much as possible. Nothing goes to waste. Whenever possible, we find ways to upcycle things and reuse them to the best of […]

sourdough starter

Basic Sourdough Starter

January 9, 2020 Linda Wilson 2

If the idea of making your own sourdough starter sounds complicated – it is absolutely not! You only need two ingredients, water and flour… but you do have to wait at least a week for […]

sliced hot bread

Dutch Oven Herb Bread

November 20, 2019 Linda Wilson 1

This bread is so versatile it can be baked up as bread, used as biscuits, or made into pizza dough. What comes through is the flavor of the herbs making it ideal for a meze […]

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Is Homesteading Easy?

November 19, 2019 Linda Wilson 1

Homesteading, the very term evokes a picturesque landscaping with plenty of animals and green countryside. Many are fleeing the city in pursuit of happiness. In search of that idyllic dream where they can enjoy the […]

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Slaves to the Things We Own

November 9, 2019 Linda Wilson 2

Growing up my grandmother had a saying that we lived by, “Use it up, wear it out, make it do or do without”. I’ve heard this statement a billion times from others and seen it […]

freshly-baked artisan bread

Dutch Oven Artisan Bread

October 27, 2019 Linda Wilson 2

If you’re in a hurry and don’t have a lot of time for kneading bread, you may prefer this Artisan bread recipe. I like it because it has only 4 ingredients and I don’t have […]