12 Spring Gardening Tasks to Get Ready to Plant

Are your fingers itching to get into the dirt? Mine too, and I cannot wait to get started on my favorite spring gardening tasks. Before you can start to garden, you need to prepare with the right tasks. You can’t just plant everything without planning and preparing ahead of time. 12 Spring Gardening Tasks 1.Read more

15 Composting Tips for Beginners You Need to Get Started

Composting Tips for Beginners

Have you heard that all good gardeners need to compost but have no idea where to start? Honestly, I feel you, but you can beat those worries by learning the right composting tips immediately. You might feel apprehensive about starting a compost. The idea of taking typical kitchen waste and creating a “rich compost” thatRead more

9 Raising Baby Chicks Supplies You Need to Have

Raising Baby Chicks

Do you want chicks but need to know the supplies required for raising baby chicks? Raising baby chicks might be one of my favorite parts of spring homesteading. Each spring, we get more chicks, and I love to see my children fascinated with them. Last year was the first year that my daughter, Jolene, gotRead 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