Category Archives: Saving Money on the Homestead

Another Reason To Get Started Homesteading!

It is spring 2014, quickly approaching summer. Across the nation drought and illness and loss of honey bees have caused major losses in our food supply. This means higher prices for the food you buy, from meat to dairy and … Continue reading

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Good Stewardship

Stewardship. What does it mean? According to the Merriam-Webster dictionary it means “the activity or job of protecting and being responsible for something”. Lets see it in full; 1:  the office, duties, and obligations of a steward 2:  the conducting, … Continue reading

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The Homestead Budget; Projects

I am singin’ the blues along with my friends. At night, we look toward the moon and howl our woes. For on the farm there never seems to be enough to do everything we see needs done. The storms knock … Continue reading

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Prioritizing for the New Year

It is January 1st. today! Can you believe we have entered 2014?! I mean, we made it through 2012, which was pretty amazing since the world was supposed to end, but then some thought it was just on a delayed … Continue reading

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Our Second Fall

Autumn is in full swing on the new farm. We have officially been here one year, which amazes us! How the time has flown with all the work we had to do. We are still working hard to make things … Continue reading

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Making a Cheese Press

I have started making my own hard cheeses this year. Finally! After 7 years I am moving beyond chevre. It has been full of learning curves, some failed attempts that still turned out edible and probably more fails in my … Continue reading

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Upholster a Simple Chair

Have you ever found the best old chair that simply has the most horrible upholstery ever made? Or had your kids spill yet one more cup of red punch on your nice dining room chair? Well, it’s easy to fix … Continue reading

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