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It is always a nice idea to have emergency lighting available in your home. I have shared ideas on options such as the diy mason jar solar light or the diy hanging solar lights. There are all viable options, but you can also go old school by learning how to make candles at home. I […]

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If you have a problem with space as well as invading grass in your garden, then I may have just solved your problem. We have built other trellises and raised garden beds in the past but we never thought to combine the two. When you do that you get this diy trellis raised garden box. […]

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I decided it was time to add a little bling bling to our garden. Personally I hardly have time to enjoy arts and crafts, but once in a while I do get a little time. The last project I worked on was the diy rope ottoman, which turned out awesome. Let us try these diy […]

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Many people dream of having one of these in their backyards, mostly for their children’s enjoyment. However I know of a few who have built these as their main living quarters, instead of staying in a log cabin or just an ordinary tiny budget cedar cabin. Regardless, the question remains how do you build a […]

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Over the years, I have noticed that our chickens really enjoy the natural feed options vs the manufactured ones. That is why we make our own homemade organic chicken feed and have also built the diy chicken salad bar. Here is another option for you to consider these diy chicken grazing boxes. What are grazing […]

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I can never get tired of sharing different options for shelter on your homestead. In the past I have shared this diy cabin, this diy earthbag roundhouse & this diy plastic bottle house. Today we will be looking at this diy budget tiny cabin. This is a small but affordable solution, total cost if you […]

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Have you ever tried clipping the hooves of a goat, whilst straddling them? Or even just milking your goats whilst they are tied to either a post or a tree. You probably know then how difficult it is to hold them down. Well, in this case you just need to build yourself this diy goat […]

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Well sometimes on the homestead, you get a little extra time to enjoy your hobbies. This is the time I use to try out fun stuff such as the diy simple outdoor bench and the diy rope ottoman. I saw these on Pinterest, thought they were cool, so now I am going to figure out […]

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Oh yes indeed, another one! We have experimented a bit over the years with various cooking solutions from the diy metal barrel outdoor wood oven to the diy propane wood stove and even the diy mud wood stove. Well today we will add yet another one to the list, this diy mud stove. It is […]

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The funny thing is that I have previously shared a few different solutions as far as chicken waterers are concerned. Remember the diy PVC soda bottle chicken waterer and the diy chicken nipple waterer? Just the other day I ran into yet another great idea for making a homemade chicken drinker. Although they used an […]

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One of the activities we love doing as a family is going out in the woods and foraging for wild fruits. We actually learn a lot and take pictures of stuff we come across, that we may not be familiar with. I saw this diy berry picker idea online, which is going to make things […]

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Most people do not enjoy the cold. I know of one person only who loves the cold weather, my cousin Sam. Anywho, we have built some fire pits before like the diy washing machine drum fire pity The other day I found an even easier one, this diy fire pit built from pavers. If you […]

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When it comes to making compost for our garden, I always welcome trying different methods and systems. In the past we have used the diy milk crate composter as well as the diy compost tumbler very successfully. Just the other day I came across this diy cinder block compost bin idea. You can literally just […]

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Most of the ‘outdoor’ benches or chairs we have built in the past have been for the patio. Remember the diy wood pallet bench and the diy wood pallet sofa? Well today I thought we could take a look at this diy simple outdoor bench, which you can place in your backyard or even the […]

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I was in the mood for a simple diy project to pass the time, and remembered this diy wood pallet desk, that I had bookmarked online. The last project I did that re-used wood pallets was the diy wood pallet hose holder, which turned out to be a lot of fun too. Why is this […]

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Although we have access to a large piece of land for growing things and other farm life activies, I stil enjoy trying to grow things in different spaces. For example we have done the diy stock tank garden and the diy wine barrel garden already. I found these diy wine box garden beds intriguing and […]

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Who is ready for yet another fun creative diy project? We have successfully completed many projects that re-use old tires such as the diy old tractor tyre pond and growing potatoes in old tire. Most people who see this diy rope ottoman, instantly fall in love with it and want one for their home. I […]

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I finally decided that keeping our hose in a huge heap next to our garden was not tidy at all, so I decided to do some research online and find a solution. This project will fall in line with our diy wood pallet tool storage rack as far as storage solutions are concerned. I was […]

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Just like your chickens, the goats also need some toys to keep them occupied during the long days. We have only made the diy goat scratching post, which is not really a toy so far. I did some research and found more diy toys for goats, that you could introduce. The great thing about these […]

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Most of the time around here the projects that we take on are supposed to help improve our standard of living on the homestead. We try our best to include some projects for our kids for example the homemade bubbles and the homemade fudgesicles. Now we can add these diy PVC portable chairs, to the […]

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