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We spent some time collecting yard sale finds to create the ultimate storage system for only $40!!! Using ammo cans, tool drawer boxes, and some ingenuity we created what we think is the easiest storage systems you could have in a truck bed. Go Marge!!
We built this cage using an old shelf we had laying around.This was a great father son project that we built on a Saturday afternoon.
We see these pallet projects around the internet often. I was looking for something a little different. I wanted tasteful projects that would fit a homestead environment and they had to be simple! I see projects sometimes that seem to be super complicated and require complete disassemble of the pallet. Here are a few that
So its that time of year, root crops and lots of them! It took us a while to find a way that everyone would like carrots. Plain carrots, they like, but we wanted to store them for longer terms than just winter. We then went to pickling and they are good! One of our families
I wanted to start a project called Project Hoss. It’s about a new truck that we purchased to work here at the house. New to me that is. It’s a 1977 Ford Crew Cab. Because we have six kids I needed something with extra space so the crew cab was essential for a work truck
I just finished a conversation with a friend that I found disturbing and thought I would share. Due to the economy he has decided to purchase land and build a bunker. He stated he wanted to be like me. Just for the record, we are not “bunker” people! We are prepared homesteaders, there is a
We brought some wood from our Missouri Homestead with us, but that wasnt enough. Most of it being oak was sure nice as that is not near as common here in Colorado.
Here are just a few pics of our new homestead in Colorado. We miss Missouri very much, but are happy to be back in CO.
Here on the homestead we have had several power outages. More than I am used to, and more than I think should happen. So I went on a search for a backup system for our home. That is when I came across this article on how to build your own uninterruptible power supply and thought it might be helpful to others out there looking for the same thing.
Upon moving into our new Homestead, we noticed a couple of trees down. I absolutly did not want them to go to waste, so one of our first chores was cutting them up and having our own winter wood supply.