Category Archives for Homesteading

26 Reasons Why Preppers Are Buying Land In Costa Rica!

Learn more about this amazing prepper paradise.

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Homemade Lemon Zest and Oatmeal Soap

A great little homesteading recipe for homemade soap.

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Potato Gnocchi Recipe – Italian Dumplings

Try this recipe that can be made with simple ingredients from your food storage.

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Why You Should Be Raising Ducks Opposed to Chickens

It isn’t uncommon for people to have a flock of chickens in their backyard or on their homestead. Chickens are super easy to raise and produce eggs that can be eaten or sold. Raising chickens for meat is quick and inexpensive as well, which makes them a favorite for those who are living the self-sustainable […]

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How to Build a Raised Garden Bed for Cheap

Learn how to build raised garden beds for cheap. These raised beds are perfect for square foot gardening.

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23 Homes Made From Shipping Containers

Over the past few years, homes made from shipping containers have made a huge splash among people from all walks of life. Whether you are interested in the self-reliance aspect or just the architecture of these simple but elegant homes, there is something about them that peaks curiosity. If you have read some of my […]

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5 Best Chicken Breeds for Laying Eggs

If you haven’t already established a flock of hens for your egg laying needs, it is time to get started. Chickens are easy to raise and will keep your family supplied with fresh eggs. Backyard chickens are becoming more popular, even in the suburbs, as people discover just how easy and convenient it is to […]

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Automatic Chicken Coop door with car antenna for $5 bucks!

Automatic Chicken Coop door with car antenna for $5 bucks! We lost several hens to predators this year unfortunately. I found this video while searching for a way to automatically open and shut our coop door at night without having to walk all the way out to the hen house. This simple and inexpensive DIY […]

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Doghouse to Chicken Coop Conversion

When my wife and I purchased our new home, not only were we strapped for extra cash but we were also pressed for time. I wanted to build a new chicken coop so that the ladies had a safe place to stay. I originally planned on building a chicken tractor from pallets but my wife […]

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