Starting Seeds Indoors Using Egg Cartons

Starting Seeds Indoors Using Egg Cartons

This post may contain affiliate links, read my full disclosure here. There's nothing like beating the winter blues by starting your garden seeds indoors. It may feel a bit overwhelming when first starting out, but you can actually use a lot of resources you already have in your home for containers to plant in. If [...]

Growing Glass Gem Corn & Its Uses

Growing Glass Gem Corn & Its Uses

What is Glass Gem Corn? Glass gem corn is a multi-colored variety of corn that catches a lot of attention, and for good reason! It's rainbow look is stunning to the eyes and what's fun is that each cob of corn is different from the last. It is like Christmas when you get to finally [...]

Starting Seeds Indoors For Beginners

Starting Seeds Indoors For Beginners

Seed Starting For Beginners You've got the springtime itch to start your garden indoors! You're not alone. However, starting seeds indoors for beginners can feel a bit overwhelming. Questions like which seeds to plant, when to plant them, what to use for soil and how much to water them are all valid questions. Don't give [...]

Different Gardening Methods: Choose Which Is Best For You

Different Gardening Methods: Choose Which Is Best For You

So Many Different Gardening Methods, Which Is Best For You? This post may contain affiliate links, read my full disclosure here. So many people are excited about the prospect of growing their own herbs, fruits, vegetables, annuals or perennials. Naturally the question arises- "Where to begin?". There are so many different gardening methods to choose [...]

Essential Supplies Needed to Raise Baby Chicks

Essential Supplies Needed to Raise Baby Chicks

You've decided to bring some baby chicks home! Congratulations, you will love the experience! It doesn't matter if you're in year one or year thirty of chicken keeping, collecting fresh eggs and watching your chickens roam will never get old. We're here to help you every step of the way. Here's all the essential supplies [...]

Tips For Storing Water in 55-Gallon Plastic Water Barrels

Tips For Storing Water in 55-Gallon Plastic Water Barrels

This post may contain affiliate links, read my full disclosure here. Subscribe and join our growing community! Tips For Storing Water in 55-Gallon Plastic Water Barrels Long term water storage is a critical part of your emergency preparedness! Please, please do not put off your emergency water storage. You and your family would only survive [...]

Should I Bring Home Baby Chicks This Year?

Should I Bring Home Baby Chicks This Year?

This post may contain affiliate links. Read my full disclosure here. Deciding Whether to Bring Baby Chicks Home? Here's Why You Should (or Should Not) Make It Happen. Ah, so the chicken bug has bitten you and you're either seriously considering becoming a first time chicken owner, or you're already well on your way, searching for [...]

Preserving Eggs In Limewater

Preserving Eggs In Limewater

This post may contain affiliate links, read my full disclosure here. Preserving Eggs With Hydrated (Pickling or Slaked) Lime Hello lovely ladies! This post is a fun one I've been meaning to get around to for a while. Calcium Hydroxide, who knew? Let's preserve fresh eggs together. First of all who doesn't love chickens and [...]

Water Purifying Methods for Your Peace of Mind

Water Purifying Methods for Your Peace of Mind

This post may contain affiliate links, read my full disclosure here. Water: The Thing We Cannot Live Long Without Start with your water storage first. Have you ever experienced the humbling feeling of being severely dehydrated? Not fun, and certainly dangerous to your health. Our recommendation when starting out with emergency preparedness is to simply [...]

Firewood on the Homestead: How to Maintain Your Storage & 5 Alternative Uses

Firewood on the Homestead: How to Maintain Your Storage & 5 Alternative Uses

This post may contain affiliate links, read my full disclosure here. Winter comes every year and faster than most of us would like. Each year we face the brutal cold and (most of us) are to be reminded of the blessing of a warm place to live or stay. As this happens, I can't help [...]