Free DIY Horse Feeders Using Upcycled Barrels
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Free DIY Horse Feeders Using Upcycled Barrels

Necessity is truly the mother of invention and such is the case when we set out to make DIY horse feeders out of barrels. For those who follow this blog but didn’t know, in addition to our myriad chickens, we also have horses. Horses that like to spill their grain and paw at ground feeders…

DIY Refurbished Nightstand You Can Make For $14
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DIY Refurbished Nightstand You Can Make For $14

My friends, we’re stretching our wings here and, boy, do we have some treats in store for you. You’re going to love how easy it is for you to replicate this super stylish DIY refurbished nightstand. Say what? Since when do we talk about DIY projects on this website? Well, here’s the thing. With every…

This DIY Rabbit Tractor Cost Us Just $50 (Handy? Build It For Free!)
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This DIY Rabbit Tractor Cost Us Just $50 (Handy? Build It For Free!)

A DIY rabbit tractor is win-win for you AND your bunnies – we’ve found it lowers our feed bill and the rabbits are happy because they get to eat fresh grass. Which is healthier for them, anyway, right? If you’ve never built a DIY rabbit tractor (this also doubles as a chicken tractor for baby…

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. All it…

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…

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…