February 2016

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Homeschooling on the Homestead

Having a self-reliant attitude toward living includes home schooling. Many families choose to homeschool to have more control over their child(ren)’s education. This gives families flexibility to for other activities. Many families find that home…


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Homestead Projects

  Work at a homestead never ends, but neither does the fun. Still, there is always something to do, especially when the weather changes or you decide to make some renovations. Some projects help with…


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Survivalism: Owning a Gun

Survivalism is much more than storing food and building shelter. People also choose to arm themselves to protect their family and their possessions. Imagine having someone attempt to rob your home and you have no…


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Homesteading Skills

People choose the homesteading lifestyle to get away from the pressures of society and become self-reliant. While this is an increasingly popular trend, there are important skills to have to be able to successfully build…


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DIY Tiny Homes

Tiny homes are on the rise as people are searching for ways to live simpler. There’s definitely an adjustment period to successfully transition from a regular home to a tiny one, but still, those devoted…


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Top 10 Money Saving Strategies

Everyone wants to save money. It may be for a vacation, a house renovation, or simply just to have a money stash for emergencies. The first thing you need to do is understand your expenses….


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Food Storing Mistakes

Food storing is a huge part of homesteading and survivalism. Storing food allows people to have food in times of a crisis that may prevent them from having access to it. There’s a lot of…


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Grow a Lemon Tree

Lemons are great on food, and drinks, especially water, they’re even amazing for skin care. For someone who uses lemons often, it might be best to grow their own tree. It’s really easy and can…


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Quick and Easy Slow-Cooker Recipes

Who doesn’t love their slow cooker? It’s such a great tool for healthy and quick meals. You’d be surprised at the variety of meals that can be made with a slow cooker or crockpot. Slow…


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