by Texas Homesteader ~ When RancherMan & I bought this piece of NE Texas paradise we were enamored with the rich history of the property. Apparently over the decades it’s been home to several homesteads, I’m assuming one of the first was in the 1880’s when our barn was built! The most recent home was […]
by Texas Homesteader We like to listen to music at night as we fall asleep. So on our nightstand RancherMan & I had an older-model clock radio. We were pricing clock radios with digital dials but we were surprised that they were kinda pricey. So we put our heads together and came up with the […]
by Texas Homesteader ~ This easy depression-era chocolate crazy cake recipe is delicious. (some call it Wacky Cake). The recipe uses no eggs, butter, milk or even BOWLS! Oh, and I also share a crazy-good mix-n-spread chocolate frosting recipe below too!
by Texas Homesteader ~ Did you know you can make TWO birdhouses using a single 8-foot long fence plank? It’s easy, there are only a few cuts and they’re so precise there’s very little waste of the wood.
by Texas Homesteader ~ Cleaning – we’ve all gotta do it #amiright??!! My favorite cleaner is much simplified from my younger days. Back then I’d prance down the highly-scented cleaning aisle picking up whichever cleaner spray had the most eye-catching label. But I recently wrote about how cleaning has become complicated. So my cleaner of […]
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by Texas Homesteader We have two tractors, a 55 hp Mahindra for the big jobs and an older and smaller 32 hp Ford 1910 tractor for mowing, disking, etc. RancherMan usually hops on the newer big-boy tractor with the higher horsepower and front-end loader to do the rough stuff. And I happily allow him those […]
by Texas Homesteader ~ We love to watch the Purple Martin birds flying around our elevated birdhouse. See how we made a homemade predator guard for our martin house using an old chimney cap to keep the snakes away from the birds!