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Sometimes it almost feels like my girls get the most attention on the homestead. That is however not accurate, they just allow me to experiment a lot more with a few different new ideas. After the last attempt at the diy chicken coop sanitizer, later on this week I want to have a go at […]

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There are many different structures you can build on your homestead to provide some sort of shelter from the elements. Some of the more popular ones we have discussed in the past are the diy log cabin and more recently the diy wofati log cabin. Here is yet another option for you, this diy earthbag […]

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Our garden has always been in an open area out in the back. However, our dogs have started making it their playground, so I was looking for a way to keep them out. I found someone who had a similar problem online and they built this diy all natural garden stick fence. It is a […]

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Getting some sort of stove or cooking place set up was one of the first things we did when we we starting off. We have since build various cooking stations from the diy propane tank wood stove, to the diy beer keg rocket stove and the diy tandoori oven. Today I wanted to share with […]

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Since one of the first main concerns when you move on to a new homestead is finding shelter, I like to share different ideas on this blog. In the past we have looked at the diy tiny house plans and the diy log cabin. Just the other day I ran into a new concept I […]

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Anything that saves you a lot of time and effort is always welcome on the homestead. We already have this diy pig feeder, but still have to make regular trips to ensure they still have water. The hubby discovered the perfect solution just last week, this diy automatic pig waterer. This simple but effective way […]

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Just like when building a house you have to make sure your foundation is well set before you go ahead and build the walls. It is the same when it comes to your gardening. Most gardeners tend to skip the important step of preparing their soil and have no idea how to create good growing […]

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Ok, so we woke up this morning and after some crazy winds last night, our poor dog’s house did not stand a chance. Well, since we have pretty much built every other single structure on the homestead from the chicken coop to the duck house. A quick search on Google, I discovered how to build […]

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When you decide to start raising goats no one ever tells you how much these guys like to scratch themselves. We already have the diy wood pallet goat hay feeder, so we wanted to add something else to improve their comfort. It looks like something like this diy goat scratching post, would be the perfect […]

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I was sitting outside on the porch earlier on looking out into the wooded area of our homestead, when something hit me. No it wasn’t a big ole brick or rock. It just occurred to me that we have always been concentrating on looking after our chickens, but had completely forgotten their cousins. That’s how […]

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A great way to collect water for your homestead is to use rain barrels. We built our very ‘complicated’ diy gutterless rain barrel system, a few years back and it still works well for us. However, I still thought it would be fun to share this diy garbage can rain barrel. I love this idea, […]

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Are you ready for yet another awesome wood pallet project? I do not believe we can ever make too many of these. I had so much fun with the diy wood pallet outdoor bar and the diy wood pallet bench, so I have no doubt in my mind that building this diy wood pallet sofa […]

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Grow boxes often make gardening more interesting, especially if you have limited space or want to enjoy indoor gardening. A few months back we made this diy Alaska grow box, which we have used to grow a lot of healthy veggies. You know I love to experiment, so today I decided to take on this […]

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Let us be honest, you are not really a gardener if you do not have a compost. I mean seriously who does that? LOL. We personally have a couple of them, from the diy compost tumbler to the diy 3 bin compost bin, so yes we are REAL gardeners. Today I decided to try this […]

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Often we get carried away with the grown up stuff and forget the little ones too have to endure and enjoy the homestead lifestyle. I have in past made things like homemade fudgesicles for my girls. Today, I wanted to try something super fun like how to make homemade bubbles. What I love about this […]

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I guess we are going to call this, the year of the hammock. Maybe its because once you go hammock you never go back. Earlier this year we had our hands full with this diy hammock stand. Well I decided to try make a different version, this diy crocheted hammock. Unlike the other one, this […]

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I can’t tell you who loves grilling more the hubby or yours truly, but this does not matter because when the season is upon us, we grill almost every single day. We have built the diy homemade bbq barrel and the diy portable toolbox grill for our camping trips. We wanted to take things up a […]

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This would probably be of more use to someone with a limited space for gardening, than for us. However, I should admit that just like our diy planter, this will probably look just as good on our front porch. Are you ready to look into how to build this diy vertical clay pot garden? The […]

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Many times on this blog we have talked about composting. We have even built many different bins, from the diy 3 bin compost bin to the diy $5 compost bin. One of my favorite aunts favorite type of natural fertilizer is the diy chicken poop fertilizer. Chicken poop is free, well if you have some […]

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Yeah, I love to make a lot of homemade stuff to replace everyday things around the household. Just last month we made the homemade natural air freshner and the homemade hand sanitizer. Today I am going to present a new idea to you, homemade cling wrap. Just like aluminum foil, this can end up costing you […]

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