Category Archive: Homesteading

Pressure Canning Whole Meals

Pressure Canning Whole Meals Imagine you make a large pot of chili and have a good amount of it left over. You normally would freeze it to be eaten later but your freezer is full. You don’t want it to go to waste but what to do? Pressure can it! The ability to pressure can …

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51 Ways To Upgrade Boring Everyday Items Into Something Awesome

51 Ways To Upgrade Boring Everyday Items Into Something Awesome DIY recycling projects are always cool, especially when you can turn your trash into something new and useful. We’ve written posts about ways to recycle before, but it turns out there’s so much that you can do. There are so many ideas that you can …

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6 Eco-Friendly DIY Homes Built for $20K or Less!

6 Eco-Friendly DIY Homes Built for $20K or Less! If your looking to become more self-reliant and your looking for an off the grid property. You are going to need to build a home. Not all homes have to be costly. In the article below you will find 6 different homes that were built for …

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A Home Built From Two Shipping Containers

A Home Built From Two Shipping Containers If you are looking to build your own home out of shipping containers, you should be able to be as creative as you want. That means you should get to do what you want with your designs and use the building material you want to. Crack Two has …

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Root Cellars – Why We All Need One

Root Cellars – Why We All Need One By paying close attention to the crop varieties you choose, your timing for harvest and the best storage conditions for each type of fruit or vegetable, you’ll be able to enjoy the taste of summer well into winter with the help of a root cellar. If you …

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How To Make DIY 55-Gallon Smoker

How To Make DIY  55-Gallon Smoker I came across this DIY drum smoker today and was really amazed, as i built  a smoker last winter and it worked great  We had a lot of good time out of the smoker, but should I had seen this DIY smoker at that time, I would probably have …

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How to Bake Bread on the Stovetop

How to Bake Bread on the Stovetop Baking bread is really all about technique. It’s about developing a feel for the ingredients. And you can’t do that without practicing. Let’s all swallow our fear and take a closer look at the magic that is yeast bread. Remember, flour is cheap, so if you really want …

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How To Clean A Chicken Coop Naturally

How To Clean A Chicken Coop Naturally In between the deep clean, I do quick interim clean, as needed. Coop cleaning doesn’t happen on any real schedule, instead I use my eyes and nose to let me know when it’s time -even a hint of any whiff of ammonia smell and it’s definitely time.  Ammonia …

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