How to Keep Your Seed Stash Organized

Today I am sharing with you how to keep your seed stash organized. It took me many years to finally find this system that actually works! I forget who shared this idea, but I know I first saw it on Instagram. By the way, if you are a homesteader, and you are not on Instagram, you really should be! There is a huge homesteading community there, and I have learned so much from all those fine folks. If you are on there, please look me up, I’d love to have you follow me here . I post much more…

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The Easiest Way to Preserve Beans

Beans are one of the easiest vegetables to grow. There are two types of beans you can grow: fresh green beans and dry shelling beans. I find that the easy way to preserve green beans, is by freezing them. Freezing them, also maintains some of that crisp texture and fresh flavor, that gets lost when canning them. Dry Shelling Beans are even easier to preserve, just dry them! Fresh Green Beans vs Dry Shelling Beans Just to be clear, when I say green beans, I am talking about string beans vs dry beans. Varieties of string beans that I am…

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Holiday Gift Guide for Gardeners

Are you shopping for a gardener this holiday season? Than you are in the right place! You will be sure to find something on this Holiday Gift Guide for Gardeners! Amazon Deals to Gift or Use Yourself! If you have waited to the last minute to shop, might I suggest you try Amazon Prime to get your package in 2 days or less?  Try Amazon Prime 30-Day Free Trial Or, even better, gift an Amazon Prime Membership!  Give the Gift of Amazon Prime Shop thru Ebates, and Earn Cash Back on Your Holiday Shopping! If you haven’t…

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7 Reasons Why You Should Grow Blue Jarrahdale Pumpkins

One of my most favorite foods to grow, are the beautiful Jarrahdale Pumpkins. Everyone who has a vegetable garden should grow them! If you don’t, you will see them at your neighbors house and wish you had some of your own! Really! It is almost seed buying time, so definitely put these on your list! OK, here we go, these are the reasons why you need to grow blue Jarrahdale Pumpkins! And be sure to scroll to the bottom of this post for a great list of other fun pumpkins to grow! 7 Reasons Why You should Grow…

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A Big Thank You and a Question

WOW WOW WOW! Today Mavis over at OneHundredDollarsaMonth featured a story on me and I am so thankful for all the kind comments and visits over here at this tiny lil ol blog! THANK YOU MAVIS! And THANK YOU to ALL of YOU who have stopped by to check me out!!! How Can I Help YOU? But while I have so many people visiting, I thought I would take this opportunity to ask all of you, what do you need help with on your homestead or in your garden? What would you like to learn about on this lil&#8217…

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Hearty Pumpkin Spice Steel Cut Oats

Now that fall is in the air, it is Pumpkin Spice season! I am a true fan of all things with cinnamon, so I am a die hard Pumpkin Spice fan! It is getting down into the 40’s here at night and we had to pull out the down comforter last night as I just couldn’t get warm! So it’s time to start those chilly mornings off right with a nice hearty warm breakfast. Last week I shared with you how to Preserve your Pumpkin and Winter Squash by Roasting and Freezing. This week…

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