Easy White Bread Recipe: Secrets To Great Bread Anyone Can Learn
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Easy White Bread Recipe: Secrets To Great Bread Anyone Can Learn

Baking great bread isn’t a talent I was born with, but I’ve learned by trying easy recipe after recipe.   But, as I took homesteading more seriously, and because I wanted to avoid all the preservatives and “what the heck is that?!” ingredients in store bought bread, it was time to get off the pot, and…

Pumpkin Puree & Pumpkin Pie Spice Tutorial
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Pumpkin Puree & Pumpkin Pie Spice Tutorial

Now is the time of year that I get superpsyched – time to make pumpkin puree! I get excited for the post-Halloween time not just because I can make pumpkin puree, but because those round orange squash become super cheap at the store – which means I can feed pumpkin to my chickens and pigs…

Planting Organic Garlic: The Basics & Common Questions
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Planting Organic Garlic: The Basics & Common Questions

Planting organic garlic is one of those autumn activities that can make you feel like a real homesteader.   During a time when most gardeners are shutting down their patches for the season, you can create a 4th season with organic garlic, and get a head start on next spring.   For years, I didn’t…

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.  …

4 Homesteading Podcasts Your Family Needs to Hear

4 Homesteading Podcasts Your Family Needs to Hear

I was recently told that podcasts are dead, but there are plenty of homesteading podcasts out there, and they’re a rich resource of information.   They also happen to be a convenient way for a homesteader, who’s likely busy about the farm or with children, to absorb information.   The best part? They’re free.   When…