Category Archives: Homesteading

Why Mason Jars are Awesome!!!

Very Brief History: Invented and patented in 1858 by John Landis Mason, these jars are still largely used for their original purpose: canning and preserving food. While canning and preserving fads have come in waves over the last century, mason … Continue reading

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Meat Haul May 2016

  Last year, one of my first blog posts and YouTube videos was of a meat haul my husband and I had done in our attempt at saving money on meat. We supplemented that haul with smaller purchases of chicken … Continue reading

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Indoor Drying Rack/Room

It didn’t take long after moving out of my parents’ house and in with my then-fiancé, now-husband to realize how expensive everything is. Groceries, household needs, rent, utilities, etc. The utilities were the WORST!!! Mainly because they varied from month … Continue reading

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