Homesteading Tips & Tricks

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You might not think much of the Chaga Mushroom when you first see it in the forest. Chaga Mushrooms have a lot of potential health benefits. It is a good coffee substitute and you can also make chaga mushroom tea. These chaga recipes are good antioxidant foods and health boosters. I will be showing you 3 different chaga mushroom recipes that you’ll surely love.Give it a try and choose the one you like best! #chagamushroom #coffeesubstitute #chagamushroomtea #antioxidantfoods #chagamushroomrecipe Tea, Winter, Coffee Recipes, Diy, Vegan Recipes, Smoothies, Mushroom Tea, Coffee Substitute, Homemade Drinks
Chaga Mushroom Coffee Recipe - 3 WAYS
You might not think much of the Chaga Mushroom when you first see it in the forest. Chaga Mushrooms have a lot of potential health benefits. It is a good coffee substitute and you can also make chaga mushroom tea. These chaga recipes are good antioxidant foods and health boosters. I will be showing you 3 different chaga mushroom recipes that you’ll surely love.Give it a try and choose the one you like best! #chagamushroom #coffeesubstitute #chagamushroomtea #antioxidantfoods #chagamushroomrecipe
How can you freeze sour cream without it looking like cottage cheese. Learn how in this easy guide, complete with one of our favorite recipes. Discover how to make your favorite ingredient for chicken enchiladas and baked potatoes last even longer than two short weeks. #freeze #sourcream #recipes Canning Recipes, World Cuisine, Food Storage, Freezer Cooking, Sour Cream, Homemade Sour Cream, Freezing Food Guide, Cooking And Baking, Freezing Cream Cheese
How to Freeze Sour Cream the Right Way
How can you freeze sour cream without it looking like cottage cheese. Learn how in this easy guide, complete with one of our favorite recipes. Discover how to make your favorite ingredient for chicken enchiladas and baked potatoes last even longer than two short weeks. #freeze #sourcream #recipes
Lard is a versatile ingredient that's a must-have in any homestead kitchen. Learn how to render your own lard with this step-by-step tutorial. Slow Cooker, Ideas, Cooking, Cooking Techniques, Cooker, Stock Pot, Homestead Kitchen, Homesteading Skills
How to Render Lard (Using a Slow Cooker or Stockpot)
Lard is a versatile ingredient that's a must-have in any homestead kitchen. Learn how to render your own lard with this step-by-step tutorial.
These 25 natural sore throat remedies are all made from simple ingredients you already have in your kitchen so you can whip up a DIY sore throat remedy easily as soon as symptoms hit for fast sore throat relief. #naturalsorethroatremedy #naturalsorethroatremedies #sorethroatremedy #sorethroatremedies Nutrition, Honey For Sore Throat, Soar Throat Remedy, Sore Throat Remedies, Sore Throat Relief, Diy Herbal Remedies, Throat Remedies, Remedies, Sore Throat Tea
25 Natural Sore Throat Remedies
These 25 natural sore throat remedies are all made from simple ingredients you already have in your kitchen so you can whip up a DIY sore throat remedy easily as soon as symptoms hit for fast sore throat relief. #naturalsorethroatremedy #naturalsorethroatremedies #sorethroatremedy #sorethroatremedies
It's easy to just stuff some balsam into a fabric covering, but there really is a BEST way to make a balsam fir pillow, so that the scent is maximized, and the pillow isn't prickly. Here's the best method I've found for making handmade balsam fir pillows, and it's how the professional cottage-industry fir pillow makers do it here in Maine. Let me walk you throught it! #diygifts #handmadechristmasgifts #farmhousechristmasdecor Diy Projects, Pillows, Diy Gifts, Scented Pillows, Diy Pillows, Christmas Pillows Diy, Homemade Crafts, Farmhouse Christmas Decor
How to make a BETTER BALSAM PILLOW
It's easy to just stuff some balsam into a fabric covering, but there really is a BEST way to make a balsam fir pillow, so that the scent is maximized, and the pillow isn't prickly. Here's the best method I've found for making handmade balsam fir pillows, and it's how the professional cottage-industry fir pillow makers do it here in Maine. Let me walk you throught it! #diygifts #handmadechristmasgifts #farmhousechristmasdecor
We all know that nothing can match a lard and butter pie crust for flaky, delicious pie perfection. (If you don't know what I mean, this really is the year you should find out.) And rendering your own lard for making royalty-worthy pie crusts is honestly the easiest thing. It can even be done at pretty much the last minute before all that holiday pie-making. IT'S SO MUCH EASIER THAN YOU PROBABLY THINK. All you really need is a good knife and and a crock pot. Here's How... Lard Pie Crust, Homemade Recipes, Canning, Pie Crusts, Homemade Food, Pie Crust, Butter Pie, Lard
RENDERING LARD AT HOME
We all know that nothing can match a lard and butter pie crust for flaky, delicious pie perfection. (If you don't know what I mean, this really is the year you should find out.) And rendering your own lard for making royalty-worthy pie crusts is honestly the easiest thing. It can even be done at pretty much the last minute before all that holiday pie-making. IT'S SO MUCH EASIER THAN YOU PROBABLY THINK. All you really need is a good knife and and a crock pot. Here's How...
Learn how to cook and how to back with lard. Render your own lard to save money at the grocery store during food shortages. Includes chart with substitute conversions for butter and oil. Preserving Food, Baking Secrets, Bulk Food, Lard Recipe, Baking Hacks, Different Types Of Bread
How to cook with lard
Learn how to cook and how to back with lard. Render your own lard to save money at the grocery store during food shortages. Includes chart with substitute conversions for butter and oil.
This Homemade Apricot Brandy Recipe is a winter staple in our pantry. This sweet, syrupy cordial is usually served in cute little cordial glasses at the end of a meal, or may be used in cocktails, or in baking. The alcohol-soaked dried apricots can be used as an added ingredient when cooking, baking, or delicious desserts. Homemade Apricot Cordial makes a wonderful holiday gift. Alcohol Drink Recipes, Homemade Apricot Brandy Recipe, Brandied Fruit Recipe, Apricot Brandy Recipe, Natural Sweeteners, Liqueurs Recipes, Alcohol Recipes, Flavored Vodka, Easy Drink Recipes
Easy Homemade Apricot Brandy
This Homemade Apricot Brandy Recipe is a winter staple in our pantry. This sweet, syrupy cordial is usually served in cute little cordial glasses at the end of a meal, or may be used in cocktails, or in baking. The alcohol-soaked dried apricots can be used as an added ingredient when cooking, baking, or delicious desserts. Homemade Apricot Cordial makes a wonderful holiday gift.
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Rose Hip Oil has been called “the oil of youth” for its ability to promote radiant, healthy and younger-looking skin. It has been called a natural alternative to botox for its ability to effectively reduce wrinkles, making your skin firm and supple. #naturalskincare #organic #rosehipoil #antiaging #anti-aging #beautysecrets #skinhealth #twooaksfarmstead Serum, Anti Aging Eye Cream, Anti Aging Face Serum, Anti Aging Face, Infused Oils, Natural Salve, Face Serum, Natural Skin Care, Skin Firming
Rose Hip Oil Anti-Aging Face Serum & Eye Cream
Rose Hip Oil has been called “the oil of youth” for its ability to promote radiant, healthy and younger-looking skin. It has been called a natural alternative to botox for its ability to effectively reduce wrinkles, making your skin firm and supple. #naturalskincare #organic #rosehipoil #antiaging #anti-aging #beautysecrets #skinhealth #twooaksfarmstead
Today I’m going to share with you 11 fridge and pantry organization tips.It is so important to get your fridge organized as it is optimal for your meal prepping, and for this, you can get the best fridge and pantry organizers available.. #organizationtips #kitchendecor #organization #organizedpantry #besttipsforkitchendecor #healthyliving #healthylife #family Home Organisation, Larder, Life Hacks, Pantry Organizers, Fridge Organization, Food Storage Organization, Organization Hacks, Food Storage Containers
11 Best Fridge and Pantry organization Tips - Healthy living
Today I’m going to share with you 11 fridge and pantry organization tips.It is so important to get your fridge organized as it is optimal for your meal prepping, and for this, you can get the best fridge and pantry organizers available.. #organizationtips #kitchendecor #organization #organizedpantry #besttipsforkitchendecor #healthyliving #healthylife #family
Twelve years ago, Bryce and Misty Murph'Ariens paid off all their debts and left big city life to homestead on their wetland property. Urban Homesteading, Homestead Survival, Off Grid Homestead, Homesteading, Homestead, Wetland, Farm Gardens, Hobby Farms, Property
Meet the Murph’Ariens: 12 Years Off Grid
Twelve years ago, Bryce and Misty Murph'Ariens paid off all their debts and left big city life to homestead on their wetland property.
Get Great Results making goat milk soap using our easy to follow, and forgiving homemade soap recipes. Homemade Soap Recipes, Soap Recipes, Homemade Goat Milk Soap, Homemade Goat Milk Soap Recipe, Cold Process Soap Recipes, Natural Soaps Recipes, Homemade Body Butter, Goat Milk, Milk Soap
Goat milk soap - Beginner Recipe
Get Great Results making goat milk soap using our easy to follow, and forgiving homemade soap recipes.
A simple, but beautiful wall treatment that anyone can DIY! This is a terrific #howto for your #diy project list! #homedecor #homeremodeling #doityourself #twooaksfarmstead #wainscot Rustic Bathrooms, Rustic Wainscoting, Tin And Wood Walls, Barn Tin Wall, Barn Tin, Tin Walls, Farmhouse Diy, Rustic Basement, Farmhouse Kitchen Decor
How To Wainscot a Wall with Tin
A simple, but beautiful wall treatment that anyone can DIY! This is a terrific #howto for your #diy project list! #homedecor #homeremodeling #doityourself #twooaksfarmstead #wainscot
How to Create and Maintain Pasture Land Gardening, How To Plan, Homesteading Diy, Homesteading Diy Projects, Homestead Farm, Farm Plans, Prairie Homestead
How to Create and Maintain Pasture Land
How to Create and Maintain Pasture Land
It's no secret that organic food is expensive, and not everyone has the space to grow a garden at home. But did you know there are ways to get organic food that's not just cheap, but free? Read on to learn how to get free organic food (without having to beg, steal or grow it yourself!) #getfreeorganicfood #savemoneyongroceries #savemoneyonorganicgroceries Fruit, Meal Planning, Healthy Recipes, Organic Gardening, Organic Recipes, Food Waste, Organic Produce
3 Ways to Get Free Organic Food (Without Growing It Yourself)
It's no secret that organic food is expensive, and not everyone has the space to grow a garden at home. But did you know there are ways to get organic food that's not just cheap, but free? Read on to learn how to get free organic food (without having to beg, steal or grow it yourself!) #getfreeorganicfood #savemoneyongroceries #savemoneyonorganicgroceries
60 fantastic uses and benefits of hydrogen peroxide. From uses for hair, teeth, skin or ear up to health benefits when used as mouthwash or foot soak. Includes various cleaner recipes for cleaning with peroxide and baking soda. #acne #bathroom #bleach Pop, Cleaning Tips, Cleaner Recipes, Peroxide Uses, Hydrogen Peroxide Uses, Cleaning With Peroxide, Hydrogen Peroxide, Deep Cleaning, Cleaning Solutions
60+ Amazing Uses and Benefits of Hydrogen Peroxide
60 fantastic uses and benefits of hydrogen peroxide. From uses for hair, teeth, skin or ear up to health benefits when used as mouthwash or foot soak. Includes various cleaner recipes for cleaning with peroxide and baking soda. #acne #bathroom #bleach
Is it Time for a Victory Garden? Empowerment during the pandemic Friends, Garden Help, Gardening Advice, Garden Seeds, Covent Garden, Gardening Tips, Homestead Gardens
Is it Time for a Victory Garden? Empowerment During a Pandemic - My Little Green Garden
Is it Time for a Victory Garden? Empowerment during the pandemic
The Poland China pig is one of the best breeds you can raise for meat. Learn all about why - and how to raise it - here. #polandchinapig #raisingpigs #homesteading #homesteadpigs #meatpigs #lardpigs #jrpiercefamilyfarm #pork Pork, Piglets, Raising, China, Inspiration, Pigs, Pig Breeds, Livestock
Advantages of Poland China Pigs
The Poland China pig is one of the best breeds you can raise for meat. Learn all about why - and how to raise it - here. #polandchinapig #raisingpigs #homesteading #homesteadpigs #meatpigs #lardpigs #jrpiercefamilyfarm #pork
Having specific goals in mind when breeding livestock leads to more profitable and prosperous results on your homestead. Free barn guide included! #homesteading #farming #livestockbreeding #freedownload #barnguide #homemaderevelation Sheep Farm, Farm Life
Livestock Breeding Schedule
Having specific goals in mind when breeding livestock leads to more profitable and prosperous results on your homestead. Free barn guide included! #homesteading #farming #livestockbreeding #freedownload #barnguide #homemaderevelation
How to raise pigs for meat for beginners.  Wondering about raising pigs for meat or for profit? I've written up what you need to know about raising pigs for meat on a small farm or homesteads.  You'd be surprised that you can raise pigs for meat in backyards, pasture or even in forests!  Learn how to start raising pigs for meat or profit here! Raising Cattle, Homesteading Animals, Raising Farm Animals, Pig Feeder, Pig Feed
Raising Pigs for Meat for Beginners
How to raise pigs for meat for beginners. Wondering about raising pigs for meat or for profit? I've written up what you need to know about raising pigs for meat on a small farm or homesteads. You'd be surprised that you can raise pigs for meat in backyards, pasture or even in forests! Learn how to start raising pigs for meat or profit here!
Are you interested in raising livestock such as cattle, sheep, goats, chickens, pigs or turkeys on your small farm or homestead?  Rather than breeding newer breeds that were designed for commercial breeding, try some of the hardier heritage breeds.  Heritage breeds have been developed to be productive and more self-sufficient than commercial breeds, making them an excellent choice for more sustainable farming.  Learn about the heritage breeds in this post. Camping, Amigurumi Patterns, Heritage Breeds Livestock, Livestock Farming, Heritage Breeds, Breeds Of Cows, Heritage Chickens
Guide to Heritage Livestock Breeds: Heritage Breeds of Cattle, Sheep, Goats, Pigs, Chickens, Turkeys
Are you interested in raising livestock such as cattle, sheep, goats, chickens, pigs or turkeys on your small farm or homestead? Rather than breeding newer breeds that were designed for commercial breeding, try some of the hardier heritage breeds. Heritage breeds have been developed to be productive and more self-sufficient than commercial breeds, making them an excellent choice for more sustainable farming. Learn about the heritage breeds in this post.
Meet the gang of sheep thieves (Raising sheep for beginners) via @www.pinterest.ca/theoldwalshfarm/ Goat Care, Sheep Breeds, Pet Sheep, Goat Farming, Babydoll Sheep, Breeds, Sheep And Lamb
Raising Babydoll Sheep: 5 Lessons I've Learned the Hard Way
Meet the gang of sheep thieves (Raising sheep for beginners) via @www.pinterest.ca/theoldwalshfarm/
Is there really any difference between balms, salves, & butters or lotions? With so many products on today’s market, these terms may seem convoluted and difficult to differentiate. Is there really a difference? The simple answer is…yes and no. | It's My Sustainable Life @itsmysustainablelife #balms #salves #butters #lotions #balmsvscreams #itsmysustainablelife Natural Remedies, Fitness, Cannabis, Herbal Remedies, Natural Health Remedies, Homemade Lotion, Herbal Medicine, Diy Skin Care Recipes
Balms, Salve, & Butters Knowing The Differences
Is there really any difference between balms, salves, & butters or lotions? With so many products on today’s market, these terms may seem convoluted and difficult to differentiate. Is there really a difference? The simple answer is…yes and no. | It's My Sustainable Life @itsmysustainablelife #balms #salves #butters #lotions #balmsvscreams #itsmysustainablelife
You can make your own homemade lip balm in three minutes for less than $2 a tube. It's quick, easy, cheap and 100% natural. Lip Balm, Homemade Lip Balm, How To Make Homemade, How To Apply, Homemade, Natural, Tips, Easy Cheap
Homemade Lip Balm in 3 Minutes!
You can make your own homemade lip balm in three minutes for less than $2 a tube. It's quick, easy, cheap and 100% natural.
If you're new to homesteading, you might be wondering which livestock to get first. That is the topic of this video from the Youtube channel, Homesteady. Humour, Chickens Backyard
Best and Worst Livestock for Beginners
If you're new to homesteading, you might be wondering which livestock to get first. That is the topic of this video from the Youtube channel, Homesteady.
From Dreamers to Farmers in two years! via @www.pinterest.ca/theoldwalshfarm/ Pet Care, Chickens, Ewe Sheep
How to raise sheep for milk – Dreamers to Dairy Sheep Farmers in 2 years!
From Dreamers to Farmers in two years! via @www.pinterest.ca/theoldwalshfarm/
Cooling Peppermint Homemade Deodorant via @www.pinterest.ca/theoldwalshfarm/ Lotion Bars, Homemade Skin Care, Homemade Deodorant Recipe, Homemade Deodorant, Deodorant Recipes, Homemade Acne Treatment, Natural Deodorant
DIY Peppermint Deodorant (that actually works)
Cooling Peppermint Homemade Deodorant via @www.pinterest.ca/theoldwalshfarm/
Want a natural SPF lip balm for when you spend the day in the sun? This homemade lip balm recipe is easy and inexpensive but provides enough SPF to protect your sensitive lips. I use this lip balm in the summer and winter to avoid dry, chapped lips. It's made with beeswax, essential oils, coconut oil, and other soothing, organic ingredients. #lipbalm #naturalbeauty Summer, Homemade Beauty Products, Scrubs, Coconut Oil Lip Balm, Spf Lip Balm, Lip Scrub Diy, Best Lip Balm, Homemade Beauty
SPF Lip Balm Recipe
Want a natural SPF lip balm for when you spend the day in the sun? This homemade lip balm recipe is easy and inexpensive but provides enough SPF to protect your sensitive lips. I use this lip balm in the summer and winter to avoid dry, chapped lips. It's made with beeswax, essential oils, coconut oil, and other soothing, organic ingredients. #lipbalm #naturalbeauty
Signs point to increasingly brutal winters in the Northern hemisphere. Here's how to prepare your home and stay warm. Emergency Prepardness, Cold Weather Hacks, Winter Preparedness, Survival Life Hacks, Disaster Preparedness
How to Prepare Your Home for a Brutal Winter
Signs point to increasingly brutal winters in the Northern hemisphere. Here's how to prepare your home and stay warm.