The Ultimate Guide to Fermenting for Beginners

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

Frozen Chicken Eggs in the Coop: What You Need to Know

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 Practical Winter Homesteading Activities That Will Keep You Busy This Year

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

2019 Review: 11 Garden Lessons I Learned

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