7 Practical Uses for Canning Jars (besides canning)

canning jar uses

Mason jars are about the most perfect containers ever. You can pick them up cheap at yard sales and thrift stores. You can use them to feed your family nutritional food and lower your grocery budget, but that’s not all you can do with them. Check out these uses for canning jars that are nice […]

How to Dry Oregano From Your Garden

how to dry oregano

Yummmm… oregano. Don’t you just love the flavor of this herb? It’s great on pizza and in most chicken dishes. Fresh oregano snipped onto foods provides a stronger version of the oregano flavor, but drying it allows you to keep and use this member of the mint family all year long. To be technical, the perennial […]

How To Raise Pigs| Podcast 23

raising pigs

It was hard to find good,  clean meat at an affordable price for Jenna from The Flip Flop Barnyard, her husband, and 6 children so they decided to raise their own meat. They started with chickens and then got some piglets. The very first thing they learned was that you shouldn’t chase pigs and the second thing […]

Excalibur 9-tray Dehydrator Giveaway

Excalibur Dehydrator Giveaway at MomPrepares. $350 Value #Giveaway

I am so sad that I can’t enter this giveaway myself. An Excalibur dehydrator is on my wishlist for sure. I have two dehydrators, but neither are this elite! Several Homestead Bloggers Network members have come together to purchase one of these great machines and give you the opportunity to win an Excalibur 9-tray dehydrator […]