Apr 19, 2018
Vanilla Extract Recipe
This vanilla extract recipe is easy to make yummy and homemade. An great DIY recipe that will give a delicious hint of vanilla to any batch of cookies. Use this extract in your favorite recipe!
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Apr 16, 2018
Raising Geese: 5 Tips for Gosling Health
Here are 5 tips to take raising geese to the next level. These are simple tips you can apply to set your goslings on a path to a long, vigorous healthy life. Homesteading beyond the basics!
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Apr 09, 2018
Raising Geese: Setting Up a Brooder
Raising geese starts with baby goslings. Learn how to set up a brooder and get your geese off to a healthy start—for beginners. Geese are an easy way to add variety to your meat sources along with diversity to your pasture and homestead terrain.
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Apr 03, 2018
25 Ways to Use Goat Milk
Dairy goat milk is a wonderful resource on the homestead. Once you start milking goats you’ll have times when you have way more milk than your family can drink! Here are lots of ways to get your brain thinking and solve that problem of excess milk.
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Mar 27, 2018
Using Extra Milk (or Whey) as Natural Fertilizer
Extra milk or whey is an amazing fertilizer to build Organic fertility! In your orchard, pasture and garden it is a completely natural, holistic and Organic option.
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Mar 19, 2018
How to Shade & Protect Young Fruit Trees from the Sun & Sunburn
Learn how to protect your young fruit trees from the sun. This is a natural way without paint that is great for both deciduous and citrus fruit trees. Sunburn can be prevented without the use of the traditionally used chemical paint. Find out how!
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Feb 14, 2018
DIY Garlic Remedy for a Sick Goat: Garlic & Peanut Butter Balls
Garlic remedies are the best for a sick goat, dog, chicken, or yourself. Here's a recipe for garlic peanut butter balls for animals who don't like garlic.
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Jan 01, 2018
How to Preserve Lemons for Year-Round Use
Learn how to preserve a large lemon harvest. You can ferment dehydrate, pack in salt, freeze, and more! Here are the 7 best ways and recipes I’ve found for putting up lemons for great uses later.
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Nov 27, 2017
How to Start a Sustainable, Permaculture, DIY Chickens Garden
Learn how to grow a sustainable garden for your backyard chickens to save money on their feed bill. Plant shrubs, trees & herbs for a permaculture homestead. Great DIY ideas for beginners & beyond.
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Nov 13, 2017
Why You Need to Plant Herbs in a Sustainable, Permaculture, DIY Chicken Garden
Grow herbs in your sustainable garden for your backyard chickens to save money. Natural health for your chickens—permaculture style. Great DIY herbal health ideas for your hens.
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Nov 06, 2017
How to Grow a Sustainable, Permaculture, DIY Chicken Garden: The Layers Needed
Grow a sustainable garden for your backyard chickens to save money on their feed bill. Plant herbs, shrubs and trees for a holistic, permaculture homestead. Great DIY ideas for beginners and beyond.
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Oct 31, 2017
The 500th Year of the Reformation, A Hymn & A Book
500 years ago today Martin Luther nailed his 95 theses for debate to the church door of Wittenberg Germany. My brother and I wrote a hymn & about the new book I'm writing.
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Oct 23, 2017
How to Use Bugs on the Homestead to Save Money on Your Chickens’ Feed Bill
Manage your chickens to eat bugs around your homestead and save money on their feed bill. Small changes are how you get raise sustainable chickens. Your backyard chickens will love the freedom too.
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Oct 17, 2017
2 Ways to Compost With Backyard Chickens That Will Save Money on Your Feed Bill
Beginner & advanced chicken raisers can cut their feed bill drastically when they start composting. Make feeding those chickens more sustainable for your homestead.
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Oct 04, 2017
How to Ferment Chicken Feed in 3 Easy Steps to $ave Money
Fermenting chicken feed for your backyard chickens is a great way to save money on their food. Fermented feed can be fed for your hens, baby chicks, egg layers, broilers or meat chickens.
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Sep 27, 2017
6 Kinds of Bugs You Can Grow For Your Flock to $ave on Feed—An Overview
Cut your chicken feed bill by growing bugs. Here’s an overview to help you decide which bugs are best for your chickens. Be more self-sufficient by raising your own chicken food.
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Sep 22, 2017
Easy Paleo Pumpkin Pie Recipe From Scratch
You'll love this easy to make paleo pumpkin pie recipe. The delicious filling is the best. Love the rich, sweet flavor in this from scratch pie. Best of all it's homemade, gluten free and healthy.
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Sep 21, 2017
4 Ways to Use Kitchen Food Scraps & Save the Most on Your Chicken Feed Bill
Learn how you can save more money on your chickens’ feed bill by feeding them your food scraps. Beyond the basic & holistic ways you can use your kitchen scraps. For those who like sustainable & DIY.
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Sep 13, 2017
11 Things NOT to Feed Chickens & The Best Way to Dispose of Them
Feeding & raising backyard chickens is easy, but you need to know which foods NOT to feed chickens. After you learn what they can’t eat, we’ll learn the best way you can resourcefully dispose of them.
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Sep 09, 2017
Save Money on Chicken Feed with Manure Management
Save money on chicken feed with these easy manure management tips. Free food for the chickens--bugs, compost, worms, etc, ready for you to utilize. Health-promoting & easy DIY ideas for your backyard.
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Sep 05, 2017
10 Ways to Save Money on Your Chicken Feed Bill
Here are 10 ways you can save money on your chicken food bill. Homesteading for beginners, or anyone who wants to get off the commercial feed bandwagon. Sustainable & DIY ideas for backyard chickens.
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Aug 01, 2017
Looking for the best homesteading books? Reading is a great way to get ideas, find tips & learn skills! Here are resources full of helpful, practical, DIY, & frugal information—books, websites & more!
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Aug 01, 2017
The Holistic Homestead
A Homesteading book for beginners and advanced alike! Grow your own sustainable, permaculture type of homestead that considers every aspect, with a plan and goal for the future. Soli Deo Gloria!
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May 09, 2017
I'm Writing A Book!!!
I’m writing a book!!! The Holistic Homestead. This book is designed so you SEE your homestead as a orderly system. Instead of aimlessness, it’s how-to homestead with purpose!
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Mar 23, 2017
Natural Remedies For A Sick Goat
Learn how to treat a sick goat with this natural remedy. It is easy to make at home. When your goat is sick, try this DIY herbal recipe for natural goat care.
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Mar 14, 2017
Egg Gathering Apron Pattern
Make your own apron with this Egg Gathering Apron Pattern. Full of step-by-step instructions & detailed color photos. Easy for you to follow along & detailed to give you confidence as you proceed.
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Mar 09, 2017
Cheesemaking Made Easy--> For Beginners
Cheese making always looked so complicated to me, until I got one book. An amazing book with 32 quick & easy cheese-making recipes you can make at home. A must for any organized cheese maker.
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Feb 13, 2017
Homemade DIY Energy Booster For Baby Chicks
Raising baby chicks? Here’s a DIY energy booster or electrolyte recipe you can put in their water. Great for their health & easy for beginners. Important to getting your chicks off to a great start!
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Feb 07, 2017
5 Things To Know Before Getting Chickens
Ready to raise chickens! You’ll need to decide where to get them. You can get chicks from your local feed store, order them, or get them from a local breeder. Find the best place to buy your chicks.
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Feb 01, 2017
Vegetable Garden Planting--10 Must-haves
A lot goes into vegetable garden planting. Here is a list of the top 10 most important things you need to get started in your garden. :)
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Jan 18, 2017
Easy Ice Cream Recipes
Enjoy making these easy ice cream recipes! There is nothing like good homemade ice cream. Especially when you are raising or growing the ingredients right in your backyard!
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Jan 12, 2017
The Best DIY Vanilla Lip Balm Recipe: In 3 Easy Steps
A easy vanilla lip balm recipe you’ll love. This DIY lip balm is made with coconut oil. It’s healing homemade & the best. You will love the simplicity of the recipe and the soothing feel on your lips.
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Jan 12, 2017
How To Make Vanilla Infused Coconut Oil
Making vanilla infused coconut oil is easy & adds a fun smell to your lip balm or lotion. Infusing oil is easy & a great beginner project for anyone. Follow along & I’ll show you how.
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Dec 30, 2016
Feeding Garlic & ACV To Your Chickens
Improve your backyard chicken health, by feeding your hens garlic & apple cider vinegar. It’s great for their health. And I’ll show you how easy it is to start feeding it to your hens today.
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Dec 26, 2016
Fire Cider Recipe
Make a powerful colds and flu remedy with this easy fire cider recipe. Take fire cider at the beginning of symptoms and stop a cold before it starts! An instant fire cider option is included too.
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Dec 10, 2016
15 Plants To Grow That Will Lower Your Chicken Feed Bill
Grow your backyard chicken food in a DIY perennial permaculture garden. Free food & shade for the chickens in the edible landscaping right outside their coop. Growing chicken food will save you money.
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Dec 06, 2016
DIY Homemade Vanilla Extract Recipe In 3 Easy Steps: With Free Printable Labels!
Learn how to make homemade vanilla extract with this easy DIY vanilla extract recipe! Then download my FREE printable labels, tie on with a cute piece of baker’s twine and...voila! A beautiful gift.
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Nov 26, 2016
50 Homesteading Skills You Can Learn Right Now
Here are 50 skills every homesteader needs. Ideas for a self-sufficient, urban & frugal life. Get your homesteading dream going! It’s homesteading for beginners with little money, right where you are.
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Nov 22, 2016
DIY Lip Balm Recipe
A super easy lip balm recipe you will love. This DIY lip balm is healing, homemade & the best. You will love the simplicity of the recipe and the soothing feel on your lips.
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Nov 17, 2016
Best Gluten-Free Paleo Pie Crust Recipe
This crust has a strong stretchy consistency. Plus it's soft and tasty! It holds up amazingly well and tastes excellent. It's gluten, egg, & nut free. Great for a paleo, GAPS, or SCD diet.
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Nov 11, 2016
The Best Dutch Apple Pie
Savor the rich flavors in this dutch apple pie. The warming apple filling, to its rich sweet crumble topping. Every bite of this pie will make you see how healthy and gluten free tastes the best!
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Oct 31, 2016
The Ideal Family Milk Cow: How To Avoid "Common" Problems
Are you trying to decide where to get a family milk cow? This article will help save you from some of the major problems most families have when they are first getting started with their own milk cow.
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Oct 25, 2016
The Best Fall Mashed Potatoes: With A Secret Ingredient
Here is a spin on traditional mashed potatoes! Great for one who is trying to use extra garden produce. With a few secret ingredients. They taste amazing!
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Oct 25, 2016
Need a simple amazing piece of advice, to save you money, time, or a headache? Kitchen Tidbits is a collection of helpful tips that will make your life a bit easier and more efficient.
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Oct 24, 2016
Best Egg Laying Chickens Chart
Use my Best egg laying chickens chart to get started with the right birds for you. Start out right and save in the end. Get your own copy of my Best Egg Laying Chickens chart today!
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Jul 27, 2016
Roasted Carrot Fries
Great for the cook who has a time limit, and for your family who will love them. After one try, roasted carrot fries are bound to be your family’s favorite. And these have a secret ingredient.
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Jun 08, 2016
Lessons I Learned From Our First Kidding Season, Part 2
Our first goat kidding season was full of new challenges. I did lots of reading up on taking care of baby goats...and the kidding process. I was ready! But something I wasn’t expecting happened.
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