That is what I woke to last night at 3:45AM. My 17 year old son was standing in my bedroom, in the dark, and whispering to me. I must admit, I’m a heavy sleeper and usually takes me a minute to gain my bearings. But this time I was up and alert in two seconds.
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What if you could raise feed for your animals without the risk of weather and crop failures?
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 have been asked through several emails to provide a cheap viable option for a bug out vehicle, something that could handle all your homestead needs, and something that could be done for cheap! Well here is the introduction to Marge! She will be the ultimate homesteader truck for under $5000.
With Spring right around the corner, Im looking for cool designs in creating a pizza oven! Here is a very simple and nice design for one!
Here is a unique way to use old plates you might find at yard sales. Mounting old plates above the headboard makes for a unique display!
I have always been interested in learning the art of curing. I am also all about getting right to the point. This following article was extremely helpful. It had all the needed info and none of the fluff. Hope you enjoy: http://www.countryfarm-lifestyles.com/curing-ham.html
“One of the most amazing bee pollen facts is that it takes one bee working eight hours a day, one month to gather just one teaspoon of bee pollen granules.” Bee pollen actually makes an excellent multivitamin and is considered a super food by some. Great article explaining it all can be found here:
I have been looking at hundreds of different root cellar projects online trying to decide which route I plan on going. This will be a project I plan on tackling next spring. This is by far my favorite root cellar build that I have found: http://robertchristine.blogspot.com/2010/02/root-cellar.html
I have looked all over the internet and found thousands of orange peel cleaner recipes. This article is one that I consider one of the best! Enjoy a fresher smelling house with these great recipes: http://fresh-eggs-daily.blogspot.com/2012/06/homemade-orange-peel-white-vinegar-coop.html
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