Leaf Pumpkin DIY for Fall

You’ll love this chubby little pumpkin fall craft Hey y’all, it’s that time of the year again—fall is here! The air is crisp, the leaves are changing, and pumpkins are everywhere. But what if you could bring a little bit of that autumn magic indoors? Today, I’m gonna show you how to make adorable little … Read more

A Beginner’s Guide to Organic Gardening on the Homestead

Hey there, green thumbs and aspiring gardeners! Today, we’re diving deep into the world of organic gardening with our Beginner’s Guide to Organic Gardening for homesteaders. If you’ve ever wondered what all the buzz is about, or if you’re just looking for some tips to make your garden flourish without synthetic fertilizers and pesticides, you’re … Read more

Pros and Cons of Owning a Rain Barrel on the Homestead

Rain barrels: your homestead’s new best friend Hey y’all! So you’re thinking about adding a rain barrel to your homestead, huh? Well, sit tight because we’re about to dive deep into everything you need to know about these water-saving wonders. From the good to the bad, and even the downright handy, we’re covering it all. … Read more

2023’s Best Cities for Surviving an Apocalypse

Urban homesteaders, have you ever wondered if you live in one of the best cities for surviving an apocalypse? Recently, Lawn Love ranked 2023’s Best Cities for Surviving a Zombie Apocalypse. They compared the 200 biggest U.S. cities based on five zombie survival categories, including vulnerability, hideouts, supplies, protection and mobility. They also considered population density, access … Read more

How to Make a Solar Light for Under $10

There’s a misconception that adding solar to your homestead has to be expensive. Not so. There’s an inexpensive way to add solar to a shop building, storage building or chicken coop for less than $10 using recycled materials. The concept is used in many other countries where electricity is scarce, and a similar version was … Read more

Best Places to Go Thrift Shopping 2023

Some cities are better than others when it comes to finding the best places to go thrift shopping. To mark National Thrift Shop Day on Aug. 17, Lawn Love ranked 2023’s Best Cities for Thrifting. They compared the 200 biggest U.S. cities based on five categories. Did your city make the list? Best Places to Go Thrift Shopping … Read more

How to Take Care of Goats

Out of all the homesteading animals you can choose, goats are one of the easiest to care for, in my opinion, especially if you make sure to bond with your herd. This guide will take you through how to take care of goats to keep them healthy and well-behaved. Setting up a place for your … Read more

15 Tools for Homesteading Projects: Mark These Off Your List

Whether you’re new to homesteading or looking to expand your toolkit, having the right tools can make a big difference in your efficiency and productivity. Let’s take a look at some tools for homesteading projects that I’ve found essential, covering a wide range of tasks and activities. Let’s dive in! 1. Wheelbarrow or Garden Cart … Read more

100+ Funny Names for Goats

Throughout high school, my daughter raised show goats, so we had plenty of chances to come up with some great names. Our favorite was Ricky Bobby (if you know, you know), but there were so many more. If you’re stuck for funny names for goats in your life, here are 100 goat name ideas to … Read more

100+ Funny Names for Ducks

Naming all your many animals on a homestead can be rough. I know! We’ve named some many chicks, ducklings, cats, dogs, goats, cows and more, it’s hard to stay original. We’ve rounded up 100 funny names for ducks to give you some inspiration. Don’t forget to check out our list of 100+ Funny Names for … Read more

100+ Funny Names for Cows

One of my favorite funny names for cows was the one my daughter gave one of her bovine friends. She named the heifer Moolisa. If you’re a fan of Bob’s Burgers, you’ll understand why that’s hilarious beyond just adding Moo to the name Melissa. Anywho, here are over 100 funny names for cows to help … Read more