Category Archive: Homesteading

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Jan 23

How to Live Below Your Means

These simple tips of how to live below your means can help your family to embrace a frugal lifestyle. Many people dream of being one hundred percent completely debt free and honestly that is only possible if you live below your means. In a world plastered with advertising of fast cars, expensive clothing wardrobes and …

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Jan 23

How To Build a Duck House from a Cable Spool

This step by step tutorial of how to build a simple duck house from a cable spool is a way to create frugal homesteading livestock housing.  Backyard ducks need a warm safe place to sleep inside their enclosure and re purposing a wooden cable spool can bring down the overall costs of the project. There …

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Jan 17

Build A Pine Straw Hand Baler That Can Work For Hay

If you have a lot of pine trees on your land or somewhere you can collect the pine straw, here are plans to build a hand baler so you can make bales out of the pine straw. Landscapers use a lot of it so you could probably sell it.   Essmextension shares the free pdf …

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Jan 17

Chicken Nesting Box Curtains Project

This easy step by step tutorial of how to make chicken nesting box curtains project encourage hens to lay eggs and to stay warm. Hens prefer a dark private nesting box to lay their eggs and because of the scope of chicken eyesight they may actually recognize their own nesting box. Nesting box curtains may …

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Jan 16

Ten Things Learned by Downsizing into a Tiny Home

This insightful look into the ten things learned by downsizing into a tiny home shares the personal journey of a brave woman who is focusing less on consumer goods and more on life’s experiences. So many times we get to take a tour inside a tiny home through a series of pictures but honestly it …

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Jan 15

How to Quickly Clean Grease From Kitchen Cabinet Doors

This step by step tutorial of how to quickly clean grease from kitchen cabinet doors is a great way to save time for a labor intense job. It is actually the 2nd worst job right behind cleaning the oven. That yellowing or darkening grease that plagues many a kitchen cabinet does not happen overnight and …

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