Easiest DIY Automatic Chicken Waterer You’ll Ever Make
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Easiest DIY Automatic Chicken Waterer You’ll Ever Make

With it getting hotter, I wanted to show you a DIY automatic chicken waterer we made right on the homestead.   It cost us under $5 to make, but it solves so many problems on the farm. The last thing we want is for our animals to be thirsty or get heat stroke, and this DIY automatic…

40 Homesteading Skills You Can Learn By Video (Essential AND Easy!)
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40 Homesteading Skills You Can Learn By Video (Essential AND Easy!)

One way I’ve increased my independence is by learning new homesteading skills. And what’s an easier way to learn than by video?   Here’s 40 essential (and easy) homesteading skills for you to master! Make laundry detergent Making your own laundry detergent is probably one of the easiest homesteading skills to master on this list.  …

How to Make Chevre (and Why I’m on a Cheese Recipe Kick Lately)
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How to Make Chevre (and Why I’m on a Cheese Recipe Kick Lately)

Cheese is glorious. I’m sure I’m preaching to the choir. And it’s much simpler to make than you think. Chevre, like most cheeses, seems difficult to make, but is actually very simple. So why am I on such a cheese-making kick lately? Because I’m coming out with a new book, “Cheesemaking for Beginners”, which is completely…

10 Homestead Tools You Should Have (They’re Inexpensive!)
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10 Homestead Tools You Should Have (They’re Inexpensive!)

This time of year is super busy for anyone homesteading, and any little thing we can do to making homesteading easier, save some time and frustration, and increase our overall productivity is paramount. I’m even pressed for time to write this article (seriously, I have goats trying to eat my blueberries and squash, and watermelons,…

How to Tell if Your Pallets are Safe for DIY Projects

How to Tell if Your Pallets are Safe for DIY Projects

If you’re into doing projects with pallets (and really, around the homestead, who isn’t?), you’ll love the first chapter in my upcoming book (Chapter One will be available for free!), which is about saving money on the homestead. A big part of saving money is using pallets for homesteading projects. But how do you know if…