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Here is where you can see what we've been up to recently, the improvements we've made, the struggles we face on our homestead. 

Rosemary: How to Grow, Cook & Use

By Amber Bradshaw | Jun 1, 2017 | 0 Comments
Rosemary how to grow, cook and use rosemary

Rosemary: How to Grow, Cook & Use If I had to pick only one herb for my garden (gasp!) I would have to pick Rosemary. The smell is like none other and the multitude of uses makes this herb a rock-star plant. But what do you do with it? I will show you how to…

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How To Make Fresh Mint Candy- Just 3 Ingredients!

By Amber Bradshaw | May 24, 2017 | 0 Comments
How To Make Fresh Mint Candy- Just 3 Ingredients!

How To Make Fresh Mint Candy- Just 3 Ingredients! Do you have an abundance of mint and don’t know what to do with it? Look no further, I have the answer you’ve been waiting for! Recently I gifted a friend a mint plant and she turned me on this crazy simple recipe that taste amazing.…

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How To: Grow, Cook & Use Fresh Mint

By Amber Bradshaw | May 24, 2017 | 1 Comment
How To Grow, Cook & Use Fresh Mint

How To: Grow, Cook & Use Fresh Mint Mint is very prolific, it’s no wonder the question I get asked most often is what to do with it. I happen to love the refreshing taste, smell and feel of mint so I have no problem coming up with ways to use it. If you would…

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Easy Homemade Herbal Playdough Recipe

By Amber Bradshaw | May 22, 2017 | 1 Comment
Easy Homemade Herbal Playdough Recipe. All natural and non-toxic.

  Easy Homemade Herbal Playdough Recipe We all have fond memories of playing with playdough as a child, so many amazing things you can create. Give us a can of playdough and a newspaper and we would be busy for hours. Now you can share those memories with your children and grandchildren with just a…

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Homesteading & Farming Apps: To Make Life Easier

By Amber Bradshaw | May 22, 2017 | 0 Comments
Homesteading & Farming Apps: To Make Life Easier

Homesteading & Farming Apps: To Make Life Easier In the long history of electronic revolution; farming, gardening and homesteading is one thing that has seen very little change over time. If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it- right? It comes as no surprise that mobile technology has yet to follow suit the same as it has in…

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12 Things You Must Do Before Moving Off The Grid

By Amber Bradshaw | May 21, 2017 | 0 Comments
12 Things You Must Do Before Moving Off The Grid

Do you want financial freedom? Are you tired of being told what you can and can not do on your own property? Then you are probably one of the thousands that are looking into Off Grid Living. Before you give your two weeks notice and put your house on the market, there are 12 Things You…

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Top 6 Energy Sources for Living Off The Grid

By Amber Bradshaw | May 11, 2017 | 1 Comment
Top 6 Energy Sources For Living Off The Grid

Top 6 Energy Sources for Living Off The Grid When deciding to live Off The Grid, one of the main concerns (other than a water source) is generating energy to supply your needs. The first thing we all think of when thinking of green energy is solar. There are other viable energy sources out there…

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DIY Mosquito Repellent Necklace + Bonus Mosquito Spray Recipe!

By Amber Bradshaw | May 3, 2017 | 2 Comments
DIY Mosquito Repellent Necklace, beautiful and effective!

DIY Mosquito Repellent Necklace Are you tired of using sticky, oily, stinky, mosquito repellent? Well now you can stay protected from biting insects in style with this DIY Mosquito Repellent Necklace and say goodbye to the commercial sprays.

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Strawberries: Nutrition, Benefits & Recipes- Over 30 ways to use them!

By Amber Bradshaw | Apr 26, 2017 | 0 Comments
Your Ultimate Strawberry roundup. Strawberries: nutrition, Benefits, Recipes- Over 30 ways to use them!

  Strawberries: Nutrition, Benefits & Recipes- Over 30 ways to use them! Strawberry picking is one of the nostalgic memories I have of my youth and it is a tradition I have passed on to my children. Very rarely do we ever miss a strawberry season that we don’t go picking as a family. With…

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Top 9 Reasons Why You DON’T Want Nigerian Dwarf Goats

By Amber Bradshaw | Apr 25, 2017 | 0 Comments
Top 9 reasons why you DON'T want Nigerian Dwarf Goats

Top 9 Reasons Why You DON’T Want Nigerian Dwarf Goats Before you start shooting the messenger and accuse me of wrecking your homesteading dream, let me explain myself. I love goats. More importantly, I love Nigerian Dwarf Goats. I own Nigerian Dwarf Goats, and I will probably own them the rest of my life. But,…

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