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Fruits and Vegetables to Grow Vertically

Discover 16 fruits and vegetables to grow vertically to expand a garden space. A great example is growing cucumbers vertically. Vertical growing plants are healthier and tend to produce more produce. This article provides vertical vegetable garden ideas for gardeners from all walks of life. Living in the mountains requires me to be creative with…

How to Make Cinnamon Whiskey | a Copycat version of Fireball Whiskey
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How to Make Cinnamon Whiskey | a Copycat version of Fireball Whiskey

This tutorial on how to make cinnamon whiskey, or homemade fireball, is easy. This DIY cinnamon whiskey recipe is full in flavor and quite enjoyable. Justin is a hot tamales candy junkie. He also enjoys the occasional cinnamon whiskey whiskey on ice, which is what prompted me to make this cinnamon whiskey recipe. A carpenter…

Practical Gifts for Homesteading Kids
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Practical Gifts for Homesteading Kids

To live a simple life means offering practical gifts for homesteading kids. Great gifts for farm kids or homesteaders consist of items encompassing our lives. This article lists books, kits, tools, and garden items to help your child with the skills needed to live a homesteading life. Gift-giving is not a strong point of mine….

How to Render Lard using a Slow Cooker
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How to Render Lard using a Slow Cooker

How to render lard using pork fat is an extremely easy process. The simple steps for rendering pork fat consists of one ingredient and one piece of equipment. Rendering lard allows for a very diverse oil which can be used for cooking, baking, and seasoning cast iron. Learn what the term, canning lard, refers to…

DIY Naturally Scented Pinecones
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DIY Naturally Scented Pinecones

Leave the chemicals behind and make scented pinecones. Easy DIY naturally scented pine cones are made with foraged pinecones and essential oils. Included are tips on how to clean pine cones as well as how to properly scent pine cones for a pleasant, long lasting smell. The decision to live a healthy, natural lifestyle means…

Immune Boosting Herbs for Chickens and Other Poultry
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Immune Boosting Herbs for Chickens and Other Poultry

To ensure your poultry flock is healthy learn which 10 immune boosting herbs and supplements ensure healthy chickens and other poultry. I think it’s no surprise that I run a natural, chemical free property. Stemming from how we grow food, clean our home, and more importantly, how we naturally treat and boost the immune system…

Pear Shrub Recipe using Champagne Vinegar
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Pear Shrub Recipe using Champagne Vinegar

This Asian pear shrub recipe makes a great fall drinking vinegar. The use of champagne vinegar creates a less tart beverage and great pear shrub cocktail. There’s something special and delicious when tart and sweet meet. What emerges from this union is the perfect shrub, or drinking vinegar. Drinking vinegars, or shrubs, have been around…

Homemade Pumpkin Bars using Home Canned Pumpkin
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Homemade Pumpkin Bars using Home Canned Pumpkin

A traditional and easy homemade pumpkin bars recipe made using home canned pumpkins and applesauce. Enjoy pumpkin squares as a treat or delicious dessert item. There must be hundreds of recipes for making homemade pumpkin bars. However, the best recipes are passed between family and friends. These recipes have been passed on so often that…

Hawaiian Sauerkraut Recipe – Easy Steps Making Pineapple Kraut
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Hawaiian Sauerkraut Recipe – Easy Steps Making Pineapple Kraut

A homemade Hawaiian sauerkraut recipe is truly ono! A Hawaiian pineapple sauerkraut recipe transforms an average kraut into an enjoyable pineapple dish. I grew up a local girl from the city of Aiea, HI. Leaving the islands to establish a life elsewhere was the hardest decision of my life, but one I made nevertheless. When…