Think you can’t have a homestead without a garden? Think again! If you don’t have a garden, don’t despair. There are a lifetime of skills to learn. Here are 80 productive skills to start your path to homesteading without a garden.
Weekly meal planning can significantly improve the nutrient density of your diet, help you manage the garden harvest, and save you money. Get my FREE weekly meal planning template with a sample weekly menu, and see how my household saved $1,000 in one year using our data from a year of meal planning records.
Growing all of your own food is a lofty goal, yet rarely achieved even by the best homesteaders. Real food is expensive and time-consuming to acquire. Here are two ways we found money in the budget for real food.
We love eating out of bowls. In fact, the pretty plates in the glass cabinet rarely get used. So I have a constant, personal challenge to find creative ways to make one-pot meals that are easily transferred to a bowl. Fortunately, wintertime is the perfect time to pull out the slow cooker and let it…
Weather is unpredictable these days. It seems every time I read the news there’s another snowmageddon, tornado, or flood. Get prepared for a three-day emergency, and you’ll have all the peace of mind you need to survive comfortably through a temporary power outage, break from municipal water, or even a serious thunderstorm. Here are a variety of ways to stock up.
Weekly meal planning can be a huge factor in helping to keep you organized, so that you can feed your family the most affordable, nutrient dense meals. Here is how I used weekly meal planning to save money while improving the quality of our home cooked meals.
We all must eat, but how do we draw the line between healthy and affordable food? Can we have both? Here’s a look at food spending in America and how to achieve eating healthy on a budget.
Do you loathe kitchen work? Is figuring out dinner for your family the last thing you feel like doing after a long and tiring day? Here are four kitchen tips for having homemade meals all week.