How do you do the work of the homestead when it hurts? What about babies, surgeries, mental health days and just aging joints? Here’s a little advice for broken body homesteading. Continue reading “Broken Body Homesteading: Advice for Keepin’ On”
While you’re taking a prescription antibiotic, it’s important to support your gut flora to keep it happy and active. An easy and effective way to do so is to consume a hearty dose of homemade probiotic foods during your antibiotic regimen. Here are a few simple tips for making and consuming probiotics. These are especially suited for times when you just feel yucky.
The Do It Yourself Homestead is your homesteading manual. 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!
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”
Make your own 3-step sour cream. From this one process you can create both creme fraiche and sour cream! Continue reading “3 Step Sour Cream”
Ready to start homesteading but don’t know where to begin? Are you a city kid like me and have to learn all your homesteading skills from scratch? I am genuinely excited to share these homesteading titles with you as you begin your journey towards self-sufficiency. Books are among my greatest, most effective homestead mentors. Even after homesteading for a number of years, I’m still collecting great books. Continue reading “Homesteading Books: Beginning Basics”
Have you heard of the KonMari method of downsizing and de-cluttering your home made famous by Marie Kondo’s book, The Life Changing Magic of Tidying Up? Can her methods work for those of us on the homestead? What about those of us with kids and real-life messes?
What does it mean to live fiercely DIY? Here’s an education on that very topic…Plus a special offer of free e-books from Schneider Peeps, The 104 Homestead and Homestead Lady! Continue reading “Live Fiercely DIY”
Here are simple and fun herbal education resources for teaching children. Use these high quality herbal books, posts and courses to teach your kids about the usefulness of herbal plants.