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6 Skills Every Homestead Lady Should Learn

Skills for Self-Sufficiency The definition of being self-sufficient is not relying on others for the things you need to survive. Exactly what level of self-sufficiency a homesteader chooses is up to them and their family. It also will depend greatly on the skills of each member of the homestead. When it comes to women, many …

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Tips for Starting a Garden ~ Get Ready for Spring Planting

Starting a Garden A lot of people are intimidated by starting their first garden. What stops them is the idea of maintenance. And being uncertain of what and when to plant for their specific location. But with a little research and a really good method (BTE), it really isn’t as difficult as you think. My …

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Beginner’s Guide to Building an Emergency Food Supply

Have impending food shortages got you concerned about how you might feed your family? Or have you experienced a natural disaster that made you realize how unprepared you were? Building an emergency food supply is a no-brainer. It no longer holds the stigma it did years ago. But how do you go about doing it? …

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Food Shortages Coming: How Not to Panic and Keep Your Family Fed

Is There a Food Shortage Coming? The question is no longer whether or not food shortages are coming; it is now mainstream news that shortages are already here. Just taking a trip to your local grocery or big box store will prove it. It might not be extreme in your area but it is apparent …

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Using Your Electric Pressure Cooker to Save Time: How to Get the Most Out of Your Instant Pot

Do you ever have days where you get up early, get to your daily tasks, and before you know it it’s dinner time? Where did the day go? Wouldn’t it be nice to have a magic tool to help you make the most of your time? It’s not magic, but your electric pressure cooker can …

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10 Common Freeze-Drying Mistakes Everybody Does When They Get a Harvest Right

It happens to all of us… a freeze-drying fail. Mine was pineapple juice all over the inside of my Harvest Right. It took over an hour to get the sticky mess out of my machine. It was almost enough to make me quit and sell my freeze dryer. After all, buying a Harvest Right is …

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9 Reasons Why You Should Consider Getting a Home Freeze Dryer

If you are trying to figure out the best way to build a long-term emergency food storage, you should consider getting a freeze dryer. It’s no secret we are having problems with our food supply in the US. There have been food shortages, supply-chain issues, and the threat of rising costs. And it has many …

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7 Tips to Save Money on Groceries in 2021

How to Save Money on Groceries It’s no secret the price of food is on the rise due to inflation and food shortages. And families are spending more than ever on their grocery bill. That’s why many people are asking themselves how can I save money on groceries even with today’s skyrocketing costs? Early in …

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