Homesteading Tips & Tricks

All of those gardening, building, animal husbandry, and other tips and tricks for creating a self-sufficient and rewarding life on the homestead.
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Curious about CBB, but not sure where to start? Read along for an easy-to-understand and comprehensive summary of hemp CBD, including what it is, how it works in the body, the numerous health benefits can provide, and also a few words of caution. (Yes, it is legal - and no, it doesn't get you high!) #cbd #hemp #plantmedicine #cannabis #herbalism Nature, Medicinal Plants, Cannabis, Health Remedies, Natural Health Remedies, Cbd Hemp, Herbalism, Medicinal Herbs, Remedies
What is CBD 101: Uses, Health Benefits, & Precautions of Hemp
Curious about CBB, but not sure where to start? Read along for an easy-to-understand and comprehensive summary of hemp CBD, including what it is, how it works in the body, the numerous health benefits can provide, and also a few words of caution. (Yes, it is legal - and no, it doesn't get you high!) #cbd #hemp #plantmedicine #cannabis #herbalism
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How to build a rain gutter garden under $20
Look at! I love how I was able to maximize the space in my yard by adding a rain gutter garden to my fence. I can’t help but smile everytime I walk by and I see our lettuce, flowers, and strawberries growing. It’s been a popular fixture among our neighbors as well as our kids. I decided to write this post because a few of my neighbors also want to build their own rain gutter gardens and I want you to too! Read on to learn more! #garden #gardening #organicgarden #gardeningtips #growingtips
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Healthy Homemade Soap
Did you know that most commercial store-bought soaps are not really soap at all? In reality they are dangerous blends of poisons that seep into your and your family's skin. Find out just what these toxins are and how to avoid them. Stay safe and be chemical free! #handmadesoap #toxins #soap #poisons #commercialsoap #makeyourownsoap #makeyourown #makeityourself #diy #whydiy #dangerous
You can make a toxin free powder deodorant that is cheaper and better for you than the alternatives. A dry powder for odor control, made from organic ingredients and herbs, is easy to apply, and won’t stain your clothes. Diy, Homemade Deodorant, Deodorant Recipes, Deodorant Powder, Homemade Cleaning Products, Diy Beauty Treatments, Deodorant, Toxin Free, Diy Deodorant
Homemade Deodorant Powder with Herbs and Essential Oils | Joybilee® Farm | DIY | Herbs | Gardening |
You can make a toxin free powder deodorant that is cheaper and better for you than the alternatives. A dry powder for odor control, made from organic ingredients and herbs, is easy to apply, and won’t stain your clothes.
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Super Simple Tallow Soap DIY
My soaps generally use tallow (beef fat). We raise our own beef cattle and I don’t like wasting anything, bring in the steak & kidney pies and liver wurst – and tallow soap!I will write a tutorial on how to make your own tallow one of these days but for now, you can either buy tallow or use a replacement. Tallow and lard make a nice hard soap, but shea or cocoa butter would be suitable as a replacement.
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Fir Needle Detox Bath Salts Recipe to Help You Feel Better Faster
This detox bath salts recipe, made with foraged Douglas fir needles, is rich in health boosting actions to relieve pain, sooth inflammation, and get you feeling better faster. Make some now to have on hand when you need it during cold and flu season.
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15 Inspirational Off Grid Shower Ideas
Picture this: instead of stepping into a cold bathroom cubicle, you’re rinsing yourself down inside of an eco-friendly off grid shower under the open sky!
This MRSA natural cure is easy to use at home, without antibiotics, using herbs, essential oil, and other natural remedies that you might already have at home. These 10 natural remedies will give you the best chance to stop an MRSA infection so you can get back to doing the things you love. Ideas, Potpourri, Natural Remedies For Anxiety, Natural Healing Remedies, Cough Remedies, Natural Cough Remedies, Natural Remedies For Arthritis
MRSA: The Natural Cure When Antibiotics Fail You
This MRSA natural cure is easy to use at home, without antibiotics, using herbs, essential oil, and other natural remedies that you might already have at home. These 10 natural remedies will give you the best chance to stop an MRSA infection so you can get back to doing the things you love.
Sooner or later, your fuel stockpiles and spare chainsaw blades will run out. When they do, you must not only have a healthy stockpile of hand-powered tools, you must know how to use them. #tools #handtools #offthegrid #homesteading #homesteadsurvivalsite Survival Tools, Emergency Preparation, Homestead Survival, Homesteading Skills, Survival Life Hacks, Homesteading Diy, Survival Prepping, Outdoor Survival, Survival Techniques
25 Hand-Powered Tools You Need to Live Off the Grid
Sooner or later, your fuel stockpiles and spare chainsaw blades will run out. When they do, you must not only have a healthy stockpile of hand-powered tools, you must know how to use them. #tools #handtools #offthegrid #homesteading #homesteadsurvivalsite
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Natural Ways To Predict The Weather (Without a Forecast)
Understanding the weather requires an observant eye. Ideally that observation is coupled with a familiarity with the natural world.I can’t teach you to be more observant (except to say “slow down, take your time, and focus generally on your surroundings”) #weather #nature #emergencypreapedness
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Do Ducks Need a Pond?
Do Ducks Need a Pond? Duck Pond Ideas - The Cape Coop
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5 Worst Decisions We've Made Homesteading
In this video, Homesteady goes over five mistakes he has made homesteading. He has been homesteading for years and has learned a lot along the way, so there is a lot of wisdom in his videos.
Everyone has big homesteading plans. We all want to go from zero to sixty when we start our farms, but homesteading should be done in small sustainable steps without costing a lot of money. Here's how to start your homestead and stay on a budget. #homesteading #sustainableliving #offthegridliving Container Gardening, Zero, Homesteading
Start Your Dream Homestead on a Budget
Everyone has big homesteading plans. We all want to go from zero to sixty when we start our farms, but homesteading should be done in small sustainable steps without costing a lot of money. Here's how to start your homestead and stay on a budget. #homesteading #sustainableliving #offthegridliving
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New Homesteader Mistakes
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What you Need to Do When Someone Steals from Your Farmstand
what to do when someone steals your eggs or stuff at your farmstand. Farming, Homesteading, money, eggs, selling, via @tasiaboland #farmstand #growyourown #eggs #veggies #forgiveness
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Must Have Barn Tools Every Homesteader Should Own
There are so many tools available for homesteading, but these tools are must-haves for every homestead.
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The Basics of Milling Gain at Home
Bread could reclaim its place back into the kitchen if we cultivate the practice of milling our grain at home. It’s easier than you think. If you grind your coffee beans, peel potatoes, or chop vegeatbles, then milling flour at home will be an easy culinary transition.#milling grain #grain #lymedisease #millinggrain
Homesteading is a never-ending endeavor, so be sure to rely on my juicy tips to make your life easier. #homesteading Homesteading Tips, Going Off The Grid, Modern Homesteading, Bride Beauty, Off Grid Living, Off The Grid, Physical Fitness, Make It Yourself
65 Juicy Homesteading Tips and Tricks * The Homesteading Hippy
Homesteading is a never-ending endeavor, so be sure to rely on my juicy tips to make your life easier. #homesteading
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20 Ways to Make Your Homestead Energy-Efficient • New Life On A Homestead
Saving energy (and ultimately money) can make a big difference in your monthly budget. Here are 20 ideas to reduce your power bill on your homestead.
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Decadent Tallow Balm - Frontier Homesteading
Amazingly moisturizing and healing....not just for your face!
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Is Goat Milk Gross? - Frontier Homesteading
Interested in buying milk goats, but apprehensive about the taste? Me too....read on to see what changed my mind.
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Eggshell Calcium
Find out how you can make your own calcium supplements, and save money in the process!
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25 Off Grid Uses for Five Gallon Buckets
One of the most useful items homesteaders can recycle is the five-gallon bucket. They have dozens of uses you might not have thought of.
There are many cold and flu remedies that can ease your symptoms. In fact, you probably already have some of them in your home. Dry Cough Remedies, Home Remedies For Flu, Home Remedy For Cough, Homemade Cough Remedies, Best Cough Remedy, Cold And Cough Remedies, Headache Remedies
How to Make Cold and Flu Remedies at Home
There are many cold and flu remedies that can ease your symptoms. In fact, you probably already have some of them in your home.
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Three Quick Ways to Start Urban Homesteading
We always strive to improve, and many of those reading this are just trying to be a little more self-sufficient. You realize that you're just a few steps away from creating your own urban homestead. What can you do to get started? What are the steps to turn the ship into a self-sufficient one? Keep reading to find out!
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Five Benefits of Mint Tea- Sarah's Indiana Tea Garden
Mint tea is delicious, but did you know that it is actually great to have a cup for your health. In this post you'll learn five possible benefits of mint tea and how to make your own mint tea. Mint tea benefits | Mint tea recipe | Benefits of mint tea | How to make mint tea | mint tea from mint leaves
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DIY Pumpkin Succulent Centerpiece
A simple pumpkin succulent centerpiece for your Thanksgiving table, your wedding or baby shower table. This DIY pumpkin succulent centerpiece is easy to make and so beautiful! #thanksgivingcenterpiece #weddingcenterpiece #babyshower #decor #centerpiece
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Chaga Mushroom Coffee Recipe - 3 WAYS
You might not think much of the Chaga Mushroom when you first see it in the forest. Chaga Mushrooms have a lot of potential health benefits. It is a good coffee substitute and you can also make chaga mushroom tea. These chaga recipes are good antioxidant foods and health boosters. I will be showing you 3 different chaga mushroom recipes that you’ll surely love.Give it a try and choose the one you like best! #chagamushroom #coffeesubstitute #chagamushroomtea #antioxidantfoods #chagamushroomrecipe
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How to Freeze Sour Cream the Right Way
How can you freeze sour cream without it looking like cottage cheese. Learn how in this easy guide, complete with one of our favorite recipes. Discover how to make your favorite ingredient for chicken enchiladas and baked potatoes last even longer than two short weeks. #freeze #sourcream #recipes
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How to Render Lard (Using a Slow Cooker or Stockpot)
Lard is a versatile ingredient that's a must-have in any homestead kitchen. Learn how to render your own lard with this step-by-step tutorial.
These 25 natural sore throat remedies are all made from simple ingredients you already have in your kitchen so you can whip up a DIY sore throat remedy easily as soon as symptoms hit for fast sore throat relief. #naturalsorethroatremedy #naturalsorethroatremedies #sorethroatremedy #sorethroatremedies Nutrition, Oils For Sore Throat, Honey For Sore Throat, Soar Throat Remedy, Sore Throat Remedies, Sore Throat Relief, Diy Herbal Remedies, Throat Remedies
25 Natural Sore Throat Remedies
These 25 natural sore throat remedies are all made from simple ingredients you already have in your kitchen so you can whip up a DIY sore throat remedy easily as soon as symptoms hit for fast sore throat relief. #naturalsorethroatremedy #naturalsorethroatremedies #sorethroatremedy #sorethroatremedies
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39 Over-The-Counter Medications to Stockpile Just In Case
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How to make a BETTER BALSAM PILLOW
It's easy to just stuff some balsam into a fabric covering, but there really is a BEST way to make a balsam fir pillow, so that the scent is maximized, and the pillow isn't prickly. Here's the best method I've found for making handmade balsam fir pillows, and it's how the professional cottage-industry fir pillow makers do it here in Maine. Let me walk you throught it! #diygifts #handmadechristmasgifts #farmhousechristmasdecor
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RENDERING LARD AT HOME
We all know that nothing can match a lard and butter pie crust for flaky, delicious pie perfection. (If you don't know what I mean, this really is the year you should find out.) And rendering your own lard for making royalty-worthy pie crusts is honestly the easiest thing. It can even be done at pretty much the last minute before all that holiday pie-making. IT'S SO MUCH EASIER THAN YOU PROBABLY THINK. All you really need is a good knife and and a crock pot. Here's How...
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How to cook with lard
Learn how to cook and how to back with lard. Render your own lard to save money at the grocery store during food shortages. Includes chart with substitute conversions for butter and oil.
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Easy Homemade Apricot Brandy
This Homemade Apricot Brandy Recipe is a winter staple in our pantry. This sweet, syrupy cordial is usually served in cute little cordial glasses at the end of a meal, or may be used in cocktails, or in baking. The alcohol-soaked dried apricots can be used as an added ingredient when cooking, baking, or delicious desserts. Homemade Apricot Cordial makes a wonderful holiday gift.
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Rose Hip Oil has been called “the oil of youth” for its ability to promote radiant, healthy and younger-looking skin. It has been called a natural alternative to botox for its ability to effectively reduce wrinkles, making your skin firm and supple. #naturalskincare #organic #rosehipoil #antiaging #anti-aging #beautysecrets #skinhealth #twooaksfarmstead Serum, Anti Aging Eye Cream, Anti Aging Face Serum, Anti Aging Face, Infused Oils, Face Serum, Natural Skin Care, Skin Firming
Rose Hip Oil Anti-Aging Face Serum & Eye Cream
Rose Hip Oil has been called “the oil of youth” for its ability to promote radiant, healthy and younger-looking skin. It has been called a natural alternative to botox for its ability to effectively reduce wrinkles, making your skin firm and supple. #naturalskincare #organic #rosehipoil #antiaging #anti-aging #beautysecrets #skinhealth #twooaksfarmstead
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11 Best Fridge and Pantry organization Tips - Healthy living
Today I’m going to share with you 11 fridge and pantry organization tips.It is so important to get your fridge organized as it is optimal for your meal prepping, and for this, you can get the best fridge and pantry organizers available.. #organizationtips #kitchendecor #organization #organizedpantry #besttipsforkitchendecor #healthyliving #healthylife #family
Twelve years ago, Bryce and Misty Murph'Ariens paid off all their debts and left big city life to homestead on their wetland property. Homestead Living, Off Grid Homestead, Wetland, Farm Gardens, Property
Meet the Murph’Ariens: 12 Years Off Grid
Twelve years ago, Bryce and Misty Murph'Ariens paid off all their debts and left big city life to homestead on their wetland property.
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Goat milk soap - Beginner Recipe
Get Great Results making goat milk soap using our easy to follow, and forgiving homemade soap recipes.
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How To Wainscot a Wall with Tin
A simple, but beautiful wall treatment that anyone can DIY! This is a terrific #howto for your #diy project list! #homedecor #homeremodeling #doityourself #twooaksfarmstead #wainscot
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How to Create and Maintain Pasture Land
How to Create and Maintain Pasture Land
It's no secret that organic food is expensive, and not everyone has the space to grow a garden at home. But did you know there are ways to get organic food that's not just cheap, but free? Read on to learn how to get free organic food (without having to beg, steal or grow it yourself!) #getfreeorganicfood #savemoneyongroceries #savemoneyonorganicgroceries Meal Planning, Healthy Recipes, Fruit, Organic Gardening, Organic Recipes, Food Waste, Organic Produce
3 Ways to Get Free Organic Food (Without Growing It Yourself)
It's no secret that organic food is expensive, and not everyone has the space to grow a garden at home. But did you know there are ways to get organic food that's not just cheap, but free? Read on to learn how to get free organic food (without having to beg, steal or grow it yourself!) #getfreeorganicfood #savemoneyongroceries #savemoneyonorganicgroceries
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60+ Amazing Uses and Benefits of Hydrogen Peroxide
60 fantastic uses and benefits of hydrogen peroxide. From uses for hair, teeth, skin or ear up to health benefits when used as mouthwash or foot soak. Includes various cleaner recipes for cleaning with peroxide and baking soda. #acne #bathroom #bleach
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Is it Time for a Victory Garden? Empowerment During a Pandemic - My Little Green Garden
Is it Time for a Victory Garden? Empowerment during the pandemic
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Advantages of Poland China Pigs
The Poland China pig is one of the best breeds you can raise for meat. Learn all about why - and how to raise it - here. #polandchinapig #raisingpigs #homesteading #homesteadpigs #meatpigs #lardpigs #jrpiercefamilyfarm #pork
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Livestock Breeding Schedule
Having specific goals in mind when breeding livestock leads to more profitable and prosperous results on your homestead. Free barn guide included! #homesteading #farming #livestockbreeding #freedownload #barnguide #homemaderevelation