• To live a simple life means offering practical gifts for homesteading kids. Great gifts for farm kids or homesteaders consists of items which encompass the life we live. This article provides list books, kits, tools, and garden items which will help your child with the skills needed to live the homesteading life.   Gift giving is not a strong point of… [Continue Reading]

    Practical Gifts for Homesteading Kids
  • How to render lard is an extremely easy process. Rendering pork fat 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 and how that affects storing this rendered pork fat long-term. Living the homesteading life allows for great treasures, and believe it or not,… [Continue Reading]

    How to Render Lard using a Slow Cooker
  • 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 caring for what you put… [Continue Reading]

    DIY Naturally Scented Pinecones
  • 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 for ourselves and our livestock.… [Continue Reading]

    Immune Boosting Herbs for Chickens and Other Poultry
  • 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 since the 1700’s. However, they… [Continue Reading]

    Pear Shrub Recipe using Champagne Vinegar

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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 noone one remembers where the…

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Apple Pie Popsicles using Fresh or Home Canned Apples

A delicious homemade apple pie popsicles is the perfect fall treat. This apple popsicle recipe consists of a handful of all-natural ingredients, making them a healthy snack item for children and adults of all ages. My fondest memory as a child revolves around popsicles. Well, not really popsicles, but ice-pop. Ice-pop made of Kool-Aid frozen in Dixie cups to be…

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