Together, we’ve made FrugalChicken on of the best homesteading blog websites out there.

It’s hard to believe we’re just moments away from 2016.

First, I want to thank you for vising my homesteading blog over the past year. Your readership has made this one of the most remarkable years of my life, and I’m glad we could spend it together.

Together, we’ve made it one of the best homesteading blog resources out there.

I can’t wait to see where 2016 takes us on our homesteading journey.

Here’s a list of some of the best homesteading blog posts I’ve found (and some of mine!) to help you start your new year off right.

Do you have some homesteading goals for 2016? What are they?

My best homesteading blog posts & most popular

9 Tips To Afford a Homestead

Where to Find Free Land For A Homestead – My most popular and best homesteading blog post of the year. You’ll learn where to find free land that cities are giving away.

What To Feed Your Chickens for GREAT Tasting Eggs

How To Start Homesteading Today (With No Money) – Start homesteading with these simple hacks.

10 Abnormal Eggs & What You Need To Know

Best Homesteading Blog Articles: Chickens

How To Save Money On Chicken Feed – 8 ways to save money on chicken feed today.

Why Your Chickens Stopped Laying – Health issues that can effect your chickens and cause them not to lay.

How to Tell If Your Hens are Laying – The best ways I use to tell if my chickens are laying.

Stop Egg Eating Chickens Today – Easy to follow advice about how to stop chickens that eat their eggs.

Identifying Common Chicken Predators

Easiest DIY Automatic Waterer You’ll Ever Make – My best homesteading blog post about chickens. A step-by-step tutorial to make an automatic waterer yourself.

Best Homesteading Blog Articles: Livestock

Raising Rabbits On The Homestead – Rabbits are easy to raise for meat. Here’s how.

How Dairy Goats Save You A Ton

Why Quail Are Perfect for Every Homestead – Quail can be kept on every homestead. If you can’t have chickens, you might be able to keep quail.

How to Raise Ducklings

Best Tips For Raising Ducks – Timber Creek Farm. Good, practical advice.

Best Homesteading Blog Articles: Organic Gardening

3 Urban Gardening Problems Solved

9 Crops to Grow for Food Storage – Grow A Good Life

How to Use Chickens In Your Garden – 7 Ways to use Chickens to Improve your garden (and save some money on feed)

Why Your Tomatoes Aren’t Ripening – Common Sense Homesteading

Gardening in Zone 9 (With Links to Gardening Tips For Zones 3-8) – Schneider Peeps

Drip Irrigation System – Our Stoney Acres Easy step-by-step tutorial to build a drip irrigation system.

Best Homesteading Blog Articles: Homesteading

44 Depression Era Tips To Stretch Your Food Budget – From Melissa K. Norris

How to Grow Fodder

How to Find Reclaimed Building Materials – Pure Living For Life

How to Plant a Homestead Orchard

How to Make Hard Lotion Bars – Common Sense Homesteading

How to Grow Wheat

How to Preserve Eggs

How to Make Homemade Extracts (Almond, Vanilla, and Lemon) – Common Sense Homesteading

Cost of Setting Up A Homestead – Our Simple Life SC

Best Homesteading Apps – The Coastal Homestead blog

Securing Food When Your Garden Fails – Grace, Garden, and Homestead

Best Homesteading Blog Articles: In The Kitchen

How to Make Sourdough – One of my goals is to learn to make sourdough starter from scratch. Here’s how.

How to Make Apple Sugar – A great post by Learning and Yearning. Make apple sugar from scratch (super easy).

16 Bread Making Tips

Secrets Of Making Great Bread – I use these to make excellent bread in my own home. You can too!

Homemade Syrup Without a Maple Tree – The Coastal Homestead blog. How to make syrup using corn (non-GMO). 

I’d like to hear from you!

Which are the best homesteading blog articles you can find? Comment below!


Maat van Uitert is a backyard chicken and sustainable living expert. She is also the author of Chickens: Naturally Raising A Sustainable Flock, which was a best seller in it’s Amazon category.  Maat has been featured on NBC, CBS, AOL Finance, Community Chickens, the Huffington Post, Chickens magazine, Backyard Poultry, and Countryside Magazine. She lives on her farm in Southeast Missouri with her husband, two children, and about a million chickens and ducks. You can follow Maat on Facebook here and Instagram here.

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