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10 Home Renovation Tips to Keep Your Sanity

By Amber Bradshaw | Jun 5, 2021 | 7 Comments
10 Tips to keep your sanity during a home renovation- and possibly save your marriage.

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 20+ years. However, our recent renovation and major construction project has been pushing us to the limit. Have some peace of mind with these 10 home renovation Tips to…

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10 Free Vacations For Homesteaders- You Can’t Afford Not To

By Amber Bradshaw | Apr 1, 2021 | 1 Comment
10 Free Vacations For Homesteaders- You Can't Afford Not To

  The title almost sounds like a bad timeshare scam, but the truth is, you can take a free vacation; we’ve been doing it for over a decade and I want to share our secret with you. Not just one- but 10 Free Vacation Ideas!

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Tips to Organize Your Homestead Kitchen

By Amber Bradshaw | Feb 10, 2021 | 0 Comments

  Homestead kitchens are a huge fad right now. All white and gray with shiny galvanized metal accents… Don’t get me wrong — they are gorgeous. But a homestead kitchen? They can be messy. On our homestead, most of our time indoors is spent in the kitchen. We bake, fry, can, dry, process, and gather.…

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Homestead Funerals- How to Save On Funeral Cost

By Amber Bradshaw | Oct 4, 2020 | 5 Comments
Homestead Funerals- How To Save On Funeral Cost

This is one of those taboo subjects that no one likes to talk about but sooner or later everyone will have to deal with it. Deaths, Funerals, and Burials. Whether you are planning for the future or have lost a loved one, you should read this article. I will share how to save on funeral…

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How To Clean Creosote From Your Stove Pipe

By Amber Bradshaw | Jan 22, 2020 | 1 Comment

Cleaning creosote from the pipes of your wood-burning stove or your fireplace chimney could mean the difference between life and death. Chimney fires happen every year from creosote buildup, learn how to clean your own chimneys with this easy step-by-step guide. 

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Firewood Near Me – and Where can I can free firewood?

By Amber Bradshaw | Sep 27, 2019 | 2 Comments
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We all love the warmth of a fire, however, finding firewood can often be challenging. You may be asking what type of wood should I use? How to find firewood near me? Where can I get free firewood? I’m here to help answer all these questions and more.

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The BEST Tips For Firewood Storage

By Amber Bradshaw | Sep 5, 2019 | 3 Comments

If you’ve used wood as your heating or cooking source for any length of time, then you know the key to heat production is in properly drying and storing firewood. We want to share what we’ve learned with you over the years about drying and firewood storage.

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10+ AMAZING Ways To Use Wood Ash!

By Amber Bradshaw | Aug 30, 2019 | 7 Comments

  Is fireplace ash good for anything? The byproduct of staying nice and toasty has many uses on your homestead, and who doesn’t love multi-functional? From helping your garden grow to cleaning your teeth, you will be amazed at all the ways you can use wood ash.

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The Story Of The Christmas Sheep

By Amber Bradshaw | Dec 24, 2017 | 0 Comments
The Story of The Christmas Sheep

Sheep are one of the most common and popular livestock in the Christmas Story. You see them in every manger scene, the Shepherd was guiding his flock by night. From the first book in the bible to the last, sheep are mentioned. The the Christmas Sheep blessed our family last year and this is our…

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Everything You Want To Know About Preparing For A Hurricane

By Amber Bradshaw | Sep 7, 2017 | 8 Comments
Everything You Want To Know About Preparing For A Hurricane

Living on the coast, in the South you can be sure of three things Southern Hospitality Humidity Hurricanes Typically Hurricane Season here is from June 1st to November 30th. Although, Mother Nature doesn’t let anyone tell her when she can and when she can’t send us a hurricane, but it’s a good rule of thumb.…

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