10 Ways To Use Banana Peels In Your Garden As Fertilizer
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10 Ways To Use Banana Peels In Your Garden As Fertilizer

If you have kids, you likely have a lot of banana peels floating around. Trashing them seems like kind of a waste so why not recycle them instead – in your garden. Did you know banana peels make one of the best fertilizers out there? I didn’t until I started researching it. Turns out, banana…

Homesteading Hacks: Make Healthy Products With These 5 Items You Usually Toss (Plus Frugal Ways To Do It)
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Homesteading Hacks: Make Healthy Products With These 5 Items You Usually Toss (Plus Frugal Ways To Do It)

Using every bit of something is satisfying, rather than letting it go to waste, isn’t it?   On our homestead, we try to use every bit of an item or find an alternative use for it before tossing it in the trash. We’re frugal like that.   Here’s 5 items you might otherwise throw away…

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.  …

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,…

5 Things I Won’t Do on the Homestead
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5 Things I Won’t Do on the Homestead

Call me yellow. Call me decisive. Call me whatever you like (I’m sure this crowd won’t call me anything!), but there are certain things I won’t do on the homestead. Why not? Well, in part it boils down to time management, and living the good life without overwhelming myself. Go without a washer and dryer. I 100% applaud those…