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When you want to start your own Homestead (or just started one) you can feel overwhelmed with all the things you need to learn. This is how we tackled the feeling of being overwhelmed: we took our time. There is no way you will be able to learn everything at once when you have your …

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Don’t you know what to do with an overload of fruit and vegetables in summer and fall? Do you only have little time for preserving your dear harvest? Is your pantry not big enough to store all the goodies from the land? This blogpost contains affiliate links. By using this link to buy a product …

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Plums for Steam Juicer

Do you have a lot of soft fruit at once in your Orchard? Do you find it hard to process it all at the same time? In that case using a steam juicer is a good idea. I struggled processing our fruit in the late spring. Hardest were the small plums which I had to …

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Do you want to learn easy Homesteading skills? Don’t you have a Homestead yet? No problem. You don’t need to wait, you can start right now. This is what you can learn right now: CANNING. Canning is a way of preserving food. A way us Homesteaders use a lot. Why? Because we do not want …

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Seasonal cooking

Do you want to start your own Homestead one day? Is that day still some years ahead? Here is something you can start doing right now. Why it is Important to Start Learning Homesteading Skills now? When you finally start your Homestead there are many things you will have to do. Some things you might …

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Instead of buying bottles for bottling your home made juice, syrup, wine or whatever you have, it makes sense  to reuse old ones. How to sterilize bottles is described below. There is an easy way to sterilize them in the oven. It is very important to sterilize the bottles very well so all the effort …

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