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Tuesday Get an (Eco) Peek

I had rather be on my farm than be emperor of the world. ~George Washington

So now y’all have seen our bathroom, our kitchen, and our garden and how we try to live green in all those areas of our home. 1,936 more words


Continual change

Everything not busy growing is busy decaying. In a garden, change is the constant.  The produce that you have to work with is continually changing, and your technique has to adjust to it.   195 more words

Urban Homesteading

Learning to Homestead-What You Can Do in an Apartment

Urban homesteading is a different beast than the way that my parents do it with 75 acres in the country.

It has to be, and it presents interesting and novel logistical problems not otherwise faced by people on established rural homesteads. 404 more words

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Growing Mushrooms

I love mushrooms!
To the point that I will buy mushrooms just so I can have them cooked in butter and on toast. Being in NZ though foraging for them can be quite dangerous as the majority of fungi we have in this country are poisonous. 233 more words


Homestead Diary Week Ending April 29th

On Saturday the kids and I traveled out to Homestead Buddy’s place again. They got to feed and pet bunnies, collect chicken eggs, ride on his ATV, and other cool things. 900 more words


Tuesday Get an (Eco)Peek

Hola everyone…Alright so last week we got to see our backyard garden and how we’re doing the veggies and flowers and berries and such, and this week I wanted to show you the front and side of our house looks like and how we keep it Eco :) 999 more words


Homesteading Tip-Make Your Own Coffee Bags

Sometimes I will lay down for a nap and get to thinking about things, and really obvious ideas hit me.

I have a Keurig, that I use in the winter more than anything (with reusable filters, not the cups from the store), and a French press that I love but hate taking apart to clean (and then the grounds get everywhere). 196 more words