Category Archive: Homesteading

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Feb 24

15 Secrets to Saving Money on Amazon

These 15 secrets to saving money on Amazon are actually quite fabulous and really can help get free or low cost items for the frugal shoppers. No, this is not a commercial for Amazon but it is a guide showing Amazon shoppers how to get the most out of their money in ways I never …

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Feb 24

Compassionate Winter Bird Feeding Tips

Many homesteaders have taken it upon themselves to embrace compassionate winter bird feeding and the tips to help make it easier. Winter time can be the hardiest season of the year to survive as a record breaking low temperatures have taken hold and food sources have become scarce. Offering rich high energy foods such as …

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Feb 23

Keep The Ants Out Of Your Fruit Trees And Humming Bird Feeder

If you have fruit trees on your homestead, how big of a problem are ants in them? If you would rather not have the ants mess up your fruit and keep them out of the fruit trees The Cheap Bastard shares his tip  for blocking them from the trees.  In the video he shows where …

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Feb 23

Homemade Liquid Laundry Soap Nuts Detergent

This versatile homemade liquid laundry soap nuts detergent recipe is so frugal, has amazing cleaning power and is simple to make you will wonder “Why have I never heard of this before”. Soap nuts are the dried outer shells of a soapberry, the fruit from a Sapindus mukorossi tree. Yes, soap really does grow on …

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Feb 17

Using Essential Oil To Attract A bee Swarm And Get Free Bees

Learn how to use an old hive ( evidently bees prefer old wood) and essential oil to bait it and help trap a bee swarm so that you will have a free swarm of local bees. This is a really good idea and look like it would be pretty simple to implement. The video of …

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Feb 17

How To Build A Chicken Swing for Coop

This step by step tutorial of how to build a chicken swing for the coop or moveable tractor gives each chicken a place to comfortably perch off the ground.  Using a natural log or branch to create your chicken swing is a bonus because the chickens will be able to have a firmer grasp onto …

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