Recommended Item Of The Week: Weston Cabbage Shredder

You can only truly appreciate a kitchen utensil like this if you’ve ever made sauerkraut by chopping up cabbage with a knife. The Weston Cabbage Shredder is AWESOME!

Sturdy wood construction
Three super sharp, stainless steel blades
Shreds are approximately 7 mm strips
Disassembles for easy clean-up
Fitted handle for easy grip

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Healthy Spring Cleaning Tips For Your Homestead

Not only is Spring a time to get started with our gardens it’s also the time we think about giving our home a deep cleaning after a season of being closed up. On today’s podcast episode I will discuss how to spring clean your homestead in a safe and non-toxic way that will make your homestead a healthier place.

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First Year Building An Off-Grid Homestead

Guest Post: Given the situation I was in, I decided it was time to finally pursue the dream I had as a teenager. It may not be in Alaska but I found a 40 acre lot I could afford and start my homestead. The only thing I had was my truck, a large tent, some tools, and a small generator. Starting from the first day I arrived, I knew this was going to be a challenge.

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Frugal Homesteading

On today’s podcast episode I talk about living a frugal lifestyle on the homestead, what it means to be frugal and the benefits of frugality. I share several ideas for being more frugal in the kitchen, the garden, with raising livestock and general ideas for running a frugal household.

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Winter Preparations On The Homestead

Depending on where you live winter can be a trying time on the homestead, but with a little preparation we can weather the storm a little easier and make those long winter months safer and less stressful.

Here are a few things you may need to do before it gets too bad outside.

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