Category: Prepared

The prepared category is for all things to help you and I become more self-sufficient that don’t involve animals and plants.  This could include a home storage program, emergency preparedness, emergency planning resources, off-grid skill building and more.

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”

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

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

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

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

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! Bug Out Bag for Babies and Kids l Beyond the basics of baby care in a 72 Hour Kit l Homestead Lady (.com) 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

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!Bug Out Bag List for Babies l Pack the essentials in your baby's 72 hour kit l Homestead Lady (.com) 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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At Home Canning for Beginners and Beyond l DVD review l Learn to can just about anything with ease l Homestead lady.com

Review DVD At Home Canning For Beginners and Beyond

 At Home Canning for Beginners and Beyond l DVD review l Learn to can just about anything with ease l Homestead lady.comHere is my review of At Home Canning For Beginners and Beyond.  I think this DVD will be such a valuable tool for you if you want to learn how to can, or to improve your canning skills.   Continue reading “Review DVD At Home Canning For Beginners and Beyond”

Make Dried Apple Chips and Leftovers Apple Vinegar l Step by step tutorial and Free content from The Do It Yourself Homestead l Homestead Lady.com

Dried Apple Chips and Light Apple Vinegar

Make Dried Apple Chips and Leftovers Apple Vinegar l Step by step tutorial and Free content from The Do It Yourself Homestead l Homestead Lady.comDon’t let the apple harvest rot in your pantry! Here’s how to process any extra apples you have into dried apple chips. Dried apple chips are really versatile in the kitchen and can be tossed into so many recipes.  They also make a great food storage item that kids will actually eat – include them in the process of making dried apple chips and they’ll love them even more.  BONUS, a free excerpt from our book, The Do It Yourself Homestead, on how to turn apple scraps into healthy apple vinegar.

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