Building a Homesteading

Are you building your dream homestead? Get tips and tricks on all aspects of homesteading- from recycled projects to building a self sufficient homestead. Check out the articles below to learn more!

Recycling on the Homesteading

I love recycling on my homestead and free wooden pallets are one of my favorite homesteading tools. Here are some project ideas for you that feature recycled materials like pallets or plastic barrels.

Fencing On the Homestead

Fencing is an important part of any homestead. You need good fences around your pastures for livestock and around your gardens to keep out pests.

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DIY Christmas: Blown Egg Ornaments

DIY Christmas: Blown Egg Ornaments

Egg Ornaments are a beautiful and easy way to decorate your tree! Try some today to add a homestead flair to your tree or to give them away as gifts!

How to Dry Calendula Flowers

How to Dry Calendula Flowers

Do you have calendula growing in the garden? Learn how to preserve it and have your own dried calendula flowers for use in tea, salves, and more!

Mason Jar Kitchen Decor Ideas

Mason Jar Kitchen Decor Ideas

Show the mason jar love in your farmhouse kitchen. Mason jar kitchen decor ideas to decorate your kitchen with mason jar style!

5 Tips for Eating Local in the Winter

5 Tips for Eating Local in the Winter

Eating local is a good way to support your local economy. How do you eat local during the winter months? Here are 5 tips on how to eat local in the winter.

How to Make a Guinea Feather Wreath for Your Front Door!

How to Make a Guinea Feather Wreath for Your Front Door!

In this Post: Learn how to make a beautiful wreath for your front door using guinea fowl wing feathers and dried calendula! A last year we purchased 10 guinea keets from a local breeder. Over the next few months we lost a couple- one to a nervous disorder and a couple...

How to Make Tiny Gift Boxes from Recycled Christmas Cards!

How to Make Tiny Gift Boxes from Recycled Christmas Cards!

In this post: Learn how to make tiny gift boxes out of recycled Christmas cards! I have a hard time parting with greeting cards, so I try to reuse them is some way- from using them in packaging for my handmade jewelry, in crafts for the kids, to making these cute...