9 Culinary Herbs Even Black Thumbs Can Grow

Easiest Culinary Herbs to Grow

Herbs make the world go around, especially the easiest culinary herbs to grow. Some of my earliest cooking memories revolve around herbs. I grew up in an Italian family, and cooking is the center of everything. From Sunday dinner to birthdays, food was the center of the show, but no one seemed to write downRead more

Need Dollars? 8 Homestead Animals That Will Actually Make You Money

When you first start your homestead, getting animals might not be your immediate steps. Chickens, yes, because they’re easy, but chances are you wait until you’re ready. Then, you need to pick the best profitable farm animals for your homestead. Not all farm animals really make a profit. Some will send you into the red,Read more

Fermenting for Beginners: A No-Fail Guide to Get You Started Like a Pro

Preserving the harvest is an essential part of being a homesteader, but you don’t want to rely entirely on canning. Fermenting is a simple, quick preservation method, and homesteaders are re-discovering this method. Trust me, fermenting for beginners isn’t as hard as you might think. I put off learning how to ferment for quite someRead more

I Have Frozen Chicken Eggs in the Coop – Can I Still Eat Them?

Frozen Chicken Eggs

It’s that time of year when the freezing temperatures outside might lead to you finding frozen chicken eggs in the coop. Eggs left inside of your coop too long between collections can freeze and crack. Are you wondering if frozen chicken eggs are still safe to eat? Are you trying to stop your chicken eggsRead more

21 Homesteading Skills and Tasks to Keep You Busy This Winter

Winter Homesteading Activities

I’m going to tell you a secret; I love winter on the homestead almost as much, if not more than the summertime. All of the winter homesteading activities make me feel cozy, and I’m a cozy addict. Seriously, I love everything that comes with being cozy in my house. Slipper, warm blankets, crafting time, bakingRead more

In 2019, I Learned 11 Vegetable Gardening Lessons

Garden Lessons

Each year, at the end of the gardening season, I look at my successes and failures. I look at the garden lessons that I learned, and this year is no different. My garden was better than ever, but I did find things this year that worked and things I need to change for 2020. GardeningRead more