Have you considered it? Writing Joel Salatin a letter, inviting him and his family to pack up their bags and move to your homestead? At least for a little while, maybe? We thought it. We wished it. The training we never got: Our story is probably too familiar to all of you. My husband’s grandparents, and […]

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5 Reasons Homesteaders Should Homeschool

5 Reasons Homesteaders Should Homeschool, From The Well Fed Homestead

by brenda on February 9, 2015

photo credit I say that I’ve been homeschooling our kids ever since my oldest was 2 (I was an over-achiever back then ;)). This year, for the first time ever, we sent one child to public school–that is a long story for another time. I am still homeschooling 3 out of 4 of our kids. […]

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Maple Syrup Coconut Milk Mocha Recipe –Paleo!

Maple Syrup Coconut Milk Mocha-a Paleo recipe with very simple ingredients. Easy to make and very yummy!

by brenda on February 6, 2015

I haven’t always been a coffee drinker. You can blame my husband. Yup, it’s all his fault. I was the tea drinker, and he was the coffee drinker, and he kept begging me to come to the dark side and join him. Anyone else have the same kind of situation going on? And once you’re […]

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Did you ever hear Jeff Foxworthy’s “you might be a redneck” jokes? Well, folks, if you’re reading this post, you might be a redneck. Or cheap. Or frugal–that sounds more dignified. I get it. I’m cheap frugal too! I make elaborate spreadsheets to determine the cost of everyday things that we buy–I’m that cheap. Of course, you guessed it, […]

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I have not eaten peanuts in over 14 years, because I had (scary) negative reactions to them. We also have a daughter who has an anaphylactic allergy to peanuts. Needless to say, we haven’t ventured into any Thai restaurants. So many people seem to love Thai food, so I’ve been curious about it! I wished […]

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5 Essential Tips for Creating a Garden You Love

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photo credit This is a guest post from Anna, the editor of Green Talk. I have been gardening for nine years now, and I have made more mistakes than I can count on my hands and toes.  What do I do? I learned from my mistakes and kept growing –literally. The following year I will probably make […]

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Easy Bedwetting Remedy

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If washing sheets that are coated in urine is your favorite hobby, you may want to skip this post and move on to another. All others, keep reading–I think you’re going to be pleased by what I am about to share and how easy it was for us to help our child stop wetting the […]

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7 Things I’ve Learned from 4 Years on the GAPS Diet

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Today’s post is a guest post by Megan Stevens from Eat Beautiful. Megan and her family have been on the GAPS Diet, and she has learned some unique and really cool ways to “cook GAPS.” I recommend checking out her site for more information and recipes!  My family and I have been on the GAPS […]

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Homemade Wood Floor Cleaner-Easy!

DIY All-Natural Wood Floor Cleaner that works! Simple ingredients and makes the house smell SO nice! From The Well Fed Homestead January 26, 2015

On the farm, we had mostly laminate floors (Pergo-like), 1 large area with wood floors, and the bedrooms had carpet. It was a lot to mop, and because it was a farm house, it needed to be mopped often! In our current home, we have quite a bit of Brazilian Cherry wood flooring on the main […]

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How To Prep For The First Five Days Of GAPS Intro

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Today’s post is written by Melanie Christner, a GAPS Practitioner and a Certified Nutritional Therapy Practitioner who used to be one of my Meal Plan subscribers. She writes at Honest Body, I am so excited that Melanie was willing to share some of her GAPS knowledge with all of us! She is also offering a […]

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