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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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Violet Gelatin l Forage for violets and make this herbal flower snack l Plus many other flower recipes l Homestead Lady (.com)

Violet Gelatin and Other Flower Foods

Violet Gelatin l Forage for violets and make this herbal flower snack l Plus many other flower recipes l Homestead Lady (.com)If you don’t have the time to make violet jelly, but really want that lovely, sweet flavor of violets try this simple recipe for violet gelatin.  Using nourishing, healthy bone gelatin and fresh violets from the spring garden, you can throw together this flower food snack for after school or anytime.  Plus, we have a wonderful round-up of other edible flowers and different ways to prepare them.  Continue reading “Violet Gelatin and Other Flower Foods”

Herb Plants l Basil and its Benefits l Homestead Lady (.com)

Herb Plants: Basil and Its Benefits

 

Herb Plants l Basil and its Benefits l Homestead Lady (.com)Do you love basil but are curious how to grow it yourself?  Herb plants are a great addition to any garden and basil is always a lovely, tasty and fragrant addition to your yard.  Here are some simple things to know about basil and it’s benefits.
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Herbal Education for Kids l Recommended resources and tips l Homestead Lady (.com)

Herbal Education for Kids

Herbal Education for Kids l Recommended resources and tips l Homestead Lady (.com)

I’m always looking for good resources for teaching children about herbs and herbal medicine.  We grow herbs and make herbal medicines and the kids are involved in all that; it’s so vital to their education and appreciation of the healing power of plants.  I also need fun, creative ways to formally teach principles.  Here are some of our favorite herbal education resources for children.

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The Herbarium l Like Candyland for herb nerds l Grow better herbs! l Homestead lady (.com)

Herbarium – A Review of HANE’s New Site

The Herbarium l Like Candyland for herb nerds l Grow better herbs! l Homestead lady (.com)Have you heard of The Herbal Academy’s new online resource for all things herbal?  Here is our review of Herbarium and what every herb lover can expect to find there. 
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