Cast iron cookware is one of the most iconic piece of kitchen equipment on a small homestead. And for good reason. Cast iron cookware is durable, and can be used on the stove top, in the oven, or over an open fire. Better yet, with correct care, it becomes as non-stick as more modern pots and pans.
Whether from a tool library or using a service that connects individuals, tool sharing makes sense economically and environmentally.
Who wants to waste food? Proper storage of dry goods prevents that. Check out these options for pantry storage containers that will keep food fresh.
These reusable snack bags are perfect for packing dry snacks for lunch or traveling. Looking for a more eco-friendly food wrap or reusable sandwich bag DIY?
Handling fall clean up chores and preparing for one last garden crop makes autumn a busy time of year. Beekeepers, gardeners, and chicken farmers all need to do a little fall clean up — or assessment — to make sure that the land that sustains them is prepared for winter months. Are these chores on your list?
Making soap at home is a fun and satisfying DIY project. Better yet, making soap is easy. How to make soap at home? It’s like making cake with safety gear.
It’s not difficult to install a tankless water heater to make an outdoor shower, making for easy clean up after gardening and other messy jobs. With some simple plumbing skills and a portable propane tank, you can create an outdoor shower in your garden area or near the pool
When you decide it’s time to cook at home, whether you live in an apartment or on a bit of a homestead, good kitchen gear can make quick work of the job. These kitchen essentials help my kitchen run smoothly!
Be prepared for when times are tough. Understand your survival needs, learn some basic life skills, and know that it’s not IF we have a recession, but when.