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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. 

How to Grow Potatoes in 5 Easy Steps

By Guest | Apr 24, 2017 | 1 Comment
How to grow potatoes in 5 easy steps.

How to Grow Potatoes in 5 Easy Steps Did you know the average American eats 142 pounds of potatoes a year? Or almost 365 potatoes per person–that’s an average of a potato a day! The potato is the most consumed food in the United States, so why not learn to grow your own potatoes in…

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Over 150 Ways to Make Money Homesteading

By Amber Bradshaw | Apr 18, 2017 | 0 Comments
Over 150 Ways to Make Money Homesteading

Over 150 Ways to Make Money Homesteading The Homesteading Dream, to live off the land and be completely self-sufficient. But how will you pay the bills? Believe it or not, there are many, many ways to make an income off your land and by the fruits of your labor. I have a list of over…

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6 Natural Remedies for Sunburn Relief

By Amber Bradshaw | Apr 13, 2017 | 0 Comments
6 Natural Remedies for Sunburn Relief. Take your summer back and be pain-free.

6 Natural Remedies for Sunburn Relief Nothing can damper a beach vacation like a bad sunburn. Once the damage is done, you need some Sunburn Relief to enjoy the rest of your vacation. Living on the coast most of my life, I have had (and seen) my fair share of sunburns. As a matter of fact,…

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How to Make a Neck Cooler- Stay Cool in the Heat

By Amber Bradshaw | Apr 11, 2017 | 0 Comments
How To Make A Neck Cooler and stay cool in the summer.

How to Make a Neck Cooler- Stay Cool in the Heat Do you love the outdoors but hate the summer heat? Lean how to make a neck cooler and stay cool in the heat. These neck coolers make perfect gifts for: farmers, gardeners, landscapers, just about anyone who goes outside in the summer! Staying cool…

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Top 10 Natural Remedies for Allergies

By Amber Bradshaw | Apr 10, 2017 | 2 Comments
Top 10 Natural Remedies for Allergies. Sick of the OTC meds? Try one of these natural remedies.

Allergies- Top 10 Natural Remedies to help relieve symptoms So it is allergy season, your nose is stuffy, eyes are watery and itchy, you can’t open your windows, & you are miserable. But what are allergies and what can you do to feel better? Here are my Top 10 Natural Remedies to help you relive…

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Using Gray Water in Your Garden- Water Reuse

By Amber Bradshaw | Apr 7, 2017 | 0 Comments
Using Gray Water in Your Garden- Water Reuse

Using Gray Water in Your Garden- Water Reuse Water is precious because life could not exist without it. Everything needs water to survive and yet, we are polluting and destroying our own life force. Reusing gray water is one way we can help preserve this limited resource. Continue reading to find out how we’re using…

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10 Tips to Keep Your Sanity During a Home Renovation

By Amber Bradshaw | Apr 5, 2017 | 0 Comments
10 Tips to keep your sanity during a home renovation- and possibly save your marriage.

10 Tips to Keep Your Sanity During a Home Renovation Do you have what it takes to keep your family together during a Home Renovation? Ironically, we have owned our own contracting business for the last 18 years. However, our recent renovation and major construction project has been pushing us to the limit. Have some…

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Beehive’s & Beekeeping Supplies on a Budget

By Amber Bradshaw | Apr 4, 2017 | 0 Comments
Beehive's & Beekeeping Supplies on a Budget

Beehive’s & Beekeeping Supplies on a Budget If you have read my post about Getting Started with Bees ( click here if you haven’t read it yet) then you already know that getting started with beekeeping can be a pretty expensive initial investment, just two hives and safety equipment for two people can cost around $1,000-yikes!…

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Top 5 Ways to Get Honey Bees for Cheap or Free

By Amber Bradshaw | Apr 3, 2017 | 1 Comment
Top 5 ways you can find honey bees for cheap or free. Beekeeping for the frugal beekeeper and a person on a budget. Don't let money stop you from beekeeping

Top 5 Ways to Get Honey Bees for Cheap or Free If you have read my post about Getting Started with Bees ( click here if you haven’t read it yet) then you already know that getting started with beekeeping can be a pretty expensive initial investment, just two hives and safety equipment for two people…

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Homemade Comet: All-Natural & Non-Toxic Cleaner Recipe

By Amber Bradshaw | Apr 3, 2017 | 0 Comments
Homemade Comet- All Natural & Non-Toxic Cleaner Recipe

In a world full of harmful and toxic chemical cleaners there is actually a ray of sunshine, you can make your own all-natural and non-toxic cleaners! This homemade comet recipe is one of my favorite recipes and it is my biggest sellers at the market. I call this the Everything Scrub because I literally use…

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