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The Do It Yourself Homestead l The book of self sufficient living l Helps you homestead wherever you are l Homestead Lady (.com)

The Do It Yourself Homestead

 

The Do It Yourself Homestead l The book of self sufficient living l Helps you homestead wherever you are l Homestead Lady (.com)Do you lie awake at night, wondering how to make your family more self-sufficient in an uncertain world?  Are you fearful and wondering how you are going to make it through to your homesteading dreams with your current finances?  Are you wanting to gather your family together, as opposed to watching them drift apart, distracted by the siren call of the modern lifestyle?  Are you wanting to feel more prepared for any eventuality so that you no longer experience fear when reading the newspaper?  Are you wondering how to expand your homesteading efforts while still maintaining the rest of your life?

Maybe you’ve considered homesteading, but you’re stuck in an apartment, and don’t even know where to begin.

Never fear, The Do It Yourself Homestead is here!  Be sure to read to the end for a special offer…

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Edible Flowers and Foraged Food Recipes l Homestead Lady (.com)

Rocks in Pots and Edible Flowers: Things my Grandmas Taught me

Edible Flowers and Foraged Food Recipes l Homestead Lady (.com)This year, both my grandmothers have passed.  The one who taught me to plant, and the other who taught me not to worry too much about the weeds. They both showed me that, even in a messy garden, edible flowers abound.  Because as Francis Hodgson Burnett wrote in her classic novel, The Secret Garden, “If you look at it the right way, the whole world is a garden.”

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Foraging with Kids l Botanical Prints l Smashed Flowers Become Art l Homestead Lady.com

Foraging with Kids: Botanical Prints

Foraging with Kids l Botanical Prints l Smashed Flowers Become Art l Homestead Lady.comForaging with kids is always and adventure.  They see magic in nearly every blade of grass.  My kids bring me blooms all spring, delightedly asking what we can do with them.  What can we do with them?  Make botanical prints, that’s what we can do with them. Continue reading “Foraging with Kids: Botanical Prints”

Special Needs Kids on the Homestead l How the Homestead Can Help Raise Happy Special Needs Kids l Homestead Lady (.com)

Special Needs Kids on the Homestead

Special Needs Kids on the Homestead l How the Homestead Can Help Raise Happy Special Needs Kids l Homestead Lady (.com)All homestead kids are special, but can the homestead provide specific help raising our special needs kids?  Join me as I talk to two special needs homesteading moms about their methods, ideas and special helps.  You CAN raise happy, special needs kids on your land – in fact, you’re especially well situated to do so! Continue reading “Special Needs Kids on the Homestead”

Sourdough Kulich l An Easter Tradition from Russia l Naturally Leavened l Homestead Lady (.com)

Sourdough Kulich: An Easter Recipe

Sourdough Kulich l An Easter Tradition from Russia l Naturally Leavened l Homestead Lady (.com)Today I’m sharing a tasty Easter tradition that comes to us from our Slavic friends, made even healthier with a little fermenting.  Here’s sourdough kulich for your dining pleasure. Continue reading “Sourdough Kulich: An Easter Recipe”

Emergency Preparedness Tips for Families l Also Review Survival Savvy Family l Homestead Lady (.com)

Emergency Preparedness for Families

Emergency Preparedness Tips for Families l Also Review Survival Savvy Family l Homestead Lady (.com)Do you have a podcast or Kindle book in your queue on the topic of emergency preparedness and it’s been there for months, waiting for you to peruse it?  Do things just keep coming up and you never quite get to making that emergency kit you know you’re supposed to have in your car?  Emergency preparedness is a difficult topic for some but I’m convinced that people are only uncomfortable with it because they’re not as prepared as they could be for the emergencies that might come to their families.  Let’s stop worry and start working!  To that end, here are a few ideas to help with emergency preparedness for families. Continue reading “Emergency Preparedness for Families”

Pioneer Living with Family History l Homestead Lady (.com)

Pioneer Living with Family History

Pioneer Living with Family History l Homestead Lady (.com)What’s your favorite thing about The Little House on the Prairie books?  Want to know mine?  The Ingalls family themselves.  Their adventures and trials and joys were all wonderful to read about but it was their family that I loved the most.  Don’t we often think we’d like to try some pioneer living ourselves?  There’s a way to do just that without even lifting a shovel or keeping a chicken.  Can you guess what it might be? Continue reading “Pioneer Living with Family History”