7 Controversial Canning Mistakes That Can Cost You Your Health
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7 Controversial Canning Mistakes That Can Cost You Your Health

There’s common canning mistakes…and then there’s canning mistakes that can cost you your health. Every year, I see the same articles floating around the internet and getting shared on Facebook. And I worry for the unsuspecting people who will follow this bad advice, and make all sorts of canning mistakes that might lead them to…

How A Tractor Can Be A Chicken Farmer’s Best Friend
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How A Tractor Can Be A Chicken Farmer’s Best Friend

While we use tractors on our farm, we don’t use them that often. But they’re great for lifting heavy items, moving manure, and so much more. So, I invited Julia of Hello Homestead to tell us all about how she uses hers! How A Tractor Can Be A Chicken Farmer’s Best Friend If I had…

How To Make Mittens Out Of An Old Sweater
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How To Make Mittens Out Of An Old Sweater

When my husband shrank one of my cashmere sweaters, I decided to use an old sweater mitten pattern to breathe new life into an item of clothing I would otherwise have to discard.   During winters on our homestead, the winds can get pretty chilly, particularly from the North, and a good, sturdy set of…

Easy Pumpkin Spice Lip Balm Recipe You Can Make At Home!
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Easy Pumpkin Spice Lip Balm Recipe You Can Make At Home!

Yes, it’s that time of year – pumpkin spice time.   You knew it was coming! Soon, everything will be coming up pumpkin spice, and you won’t be able to get away from it.   Pumpkin spice lip balm combines two of my favorite things – healthy, all natural lip balm made with beeswax and…

2 Ingredient All Natural Hand Wash For Chicken Mamas!
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2 Ingredient All Natural Hand Wash For Chicken Mamas!

Nobody likes having dirty, smelly hands after being in your chicken coop, which is why I developed a simple 2 ingredient hand wash that smells good and leaves you extra sparkly.   Now this isn’t to say that chickens are dirty – they’re sweet, intelligent, lovable creatures.   But I wouldn’t be a good expert…