Category: Prepared

All things to become more self sufficient that don’t involve animals and plants.

Solar Oven vs Electric Oven l How do they compare for dinner roll baking l Homestead Lady (.com)

Solar Oven Vs Electric Oven: Dinner Roll

I haven’t done a lot of baking in my solar oven since I mostly use it for dinners.  Although we don’t eat a lot of baked goods anymore, I sort of lost my head and decided to make yeast rolls for Easter dinner.  Yeah, actual yeast – I haven’t used that stuff in awhile!  I did a batch in the solar oven and a batch in my electric oven to see what the resulting differences might be.   Solar Oven vs Electric Oven l How do they compare for dinner roll baking l Homestead Lady (.com) Continue reading “Solar Oven Vs Electric Oven: Dinner Roll”

Wild Free Food l Foraging tips l Homestead Lady (.com)

Wild Free Food

Wild Free Food l Foraging tips l Homestead Lady (.com)I’m not much of a couponer but I must admit I have a penchant for free food – especially when it’s on the wild side.  Have you learned to forage yet?  Are you maybe even unsure what that means?  No worries!  Come along while I chat with experienced homesteaders, herbalists and foragers on how to gather the free food Mother Nature offers us in abundance. Continue reading “Wild Free Food”

Healthy Food Storage l Its not as hard as you might think l Homestead Lady

Healthy Food Storage

Healthy Food Storage l Its not as hard as you might think l Homestead LadyThese days, so many people are struggling with the effects of yeast overgrowth and broken guts that we have a difficult time easily digesting foodstuffs like wheat, rice and even oats.  For those who are looking to build up a healthy food storage, it can be tricky to know which items to put by for a day of want and which to skip.  Lets talk about some of those healthy food storage options, shall we?  Continue reading “Healthy Food Storage”

Gather Emergency Essentials l Be a Wise Virgin and Prepare with These Tips and Skills l Homestead Lady (.com)

Emergency Essentials: Be A Wise Virgin

Gather Emergency Essentials l Be a Wise Virgin and Prepare with These Tips and Skills l Homestead Lady (.com)

Essential is quite a thought provoking word.  What do I think is essential to my life?  My happiness?  My safety?  My sanity?  Emergency essentials, now there’s a list to make!  Let the Parable of the Ten Virgins inspire us all to learn new skills and gather necessary supplies as we enjoy National Preparedness this month. Continue reading “Emergency Essentials: Be A Wise Virgin”

Outdoor Cooking plus Fire Safety l Learn how to cook real food for your next camping trip l Homestead Lady (.com)

Outdoor Cooking and Fire Safety

Outdoor Cooking plus Fire Safety l Learn how to cook real food for your next camping trip l Homestead Lady (.com)Are you tired of the same ol’ hot dog roasting when you go camping? Learn how to actually prepare real meals with outdoor cooking.  It takes practice, but here are some helpful hints and tips.
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Bug Out Bag for Babies and Kids l Beyond the basics of baby care in a 72 Hour Kit l Homestead Lady (.com)

Bug Out Bag List for Babies and Kids

Bug Out Bag for Babies and Kids l Beyond the basics of baby care in a 72 Hour Kit l Homestead Lady (.com)So, you’ve already read our Bug Out Bag List for Baby post.  But wait, there’s more to add to the bug out bag list for babies and kids!  Here’s a list of a few more essential items for baby’s bug out bag, items to consider for older siblings and some free downloads!  Continue reading “Bug Out Bag List for Babies and Kids”

Bug Out Bag List for Babies l Pack the essentials in your baby's 72 hour kit l Homestead Lady (.com)

Bug Out Bag List for Baby

Bug Out Bag List for Babies l Pack the essentials in your baby's 72 hour kit l Homestead Lady (.com)I’m hopeful all the adults out there have their own 72-hour-kits, but what about baby?  Here’s a list of the basic supplies you might want to include in your baby’s bug out bag.  There’s even a free printable at the end! Continue reading “Bug Out Bag List for Baby”

Healthy Trail Mix Kids Can Make l With gluten free options and instructions to completely DIY it l Homestead Lady (.com)

Healthy Trail Mix Kids Can Make

Healthy Trail Mix Kids Can Make l With gluten free options and instructions to completely DIY it l Homestead Lady (.com)If you’re trying to fit in just one more camping trip or road trip before school starts and summer fades, be sure to have enough snacks to go around. For an easy, yet still nourishing, snack on the go here’s a simple recipe for trail mix kids can make.

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Homemade Laundry Detergent Ingredients by Homestead Lady

Homemade Laundry Soap and Dryer “Sheets”

I’ve been meaning to replace my store boughten (as they say in the South) laundry detergent with a homemade version for a long time.  I finally got ‘er done!  I also found a way to replace my dryer sheets for when I use the dryer.  So, here’s our report on Homemade Laundry Soap and Dryer Sheets. Continue reading “Homemade Laundry Soap and Dryer “Sheets””