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  1. Homesteading and gardening
    Hi! I am moving in a couple months and am really hoping to live a more self sustaining life style. The home we are moving to is in town but on 3 large lots equaling almost a half acre. We live in a very small unincorporated town with almost no restrictions on the land. Anyway, we are planning on...
  2. Homesteading and gardening
    http://www.durgan.org/URL/?Homesteader 24 June 2009 Homesteader Peas Lincoln The pea patch is thriving. http://www.durgan.org/URL/?Hpomesteader Summary: Peas
  3. General Chat
    Hi, Everybody! I am TheMartianChick and I am so glad that I found FrugalVillage a couple of days ago. My family and I are trying to pay off debt and find ways to live a more frugal and eco-friendly lifestyle. Though we live in a city, we are planning to raise chickens, vegetables, fruit and...
  4. Homesteading and gardening
    Interesting reading: Part 1: http://www.geocities.com/aliciainelpaso/stories/1sttime.htm Part 2: http://www.geocities.com/aliciainelpaso/stories/1sttime2.htm Part 3: http://www.geocities.com/aliciainelpaso/stories/1sttime3.htm
  5. Homesteading and gardening
    While other's were probably eating a cold meal or sandwiches (power was out for almost 4 hours), we were eating hot homemade soup and homemade buns. At noon I decided to make a pot of bean soup. I had my soup simmering in the crockpot and around 2:30 the power was off and on, off and on. At...
  6. Debates, Politics and Personal Opinions
    Are you a homesteader? (It doesn't matter if you're urban or rural!) (Voting is open for 5 days)
  7. Homesteading and gardening
    I love it. Dh made it for me.
  8. Homesteading and gardening
    I am just beginning my homesteading lifestyle... What advice would you give me? Tips or tricks? Things you know now that you wish you had known then?
  9. Homesteading and gardening
    What is a homesteader? Someone who lives off the land as much as possible? Use modern conviences or do things the old fashioned way? Little of both? Different things to different people?Inquiring mind here.:)
  10. Homesteading and gardening
    On my wishlist is a meat grinder and a dehydrator. How about you?
  11. Homesteading and gardening
    I've learnt a lot over the past week in our renovating project. Just thought I'd give everyone some tips. - Always make sure you have the floor covered with more than just cardboard when taking down plaster. It goes through everything, right down to the main floor. I have white dust...
  12. Homesteading and gardening
    As a homesteader or dreaming of homesteading, what is your kitchen like? Describe it for us. Mine has a creamer in the corner, a butter churn in another corner, an old wash basin yet on another wall. NOT!! I have a pantry in one corner that is usally full but we've been living off it for...
  13. Homesteading and gardening
    I'm working on stocking up. I want to be stocked up for at least 6 months. We have terrible winters in Manitoba and I don't like travelling, so I'm trying to stock up with enough supplies that I don't need to go to the city for supplies. Here is what I have: - 100# of wheat (need to get...
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