Category Archives: Self Sufficiency

Self-sufficiency tips to be less dependent upon others. #TexasHomesteader

Foraging Food & Eating From The Land For FREE!

by Texas Homesteader ~ 

Our homestead is located in Northeast Texas. There are lots of native things growing all by themselves here that provide for us with no effort needed except the harvesting. Gotta love foraging for free food, right??

A list of simple-to-forage food items that let you eat for FREE! #TexasHomesteader

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Top 10 Homesteading Posts of 2020

 By Texas Homesteader~ 

If there’s to be a silver lining found at all for 2020, it’s that the pandemic had many of you looking for ways to be more self sufficient. Ways to do more for yourself. To save money, to provide for your family. How empowering!

Are you wondering what the most popular posts of 2020 were? Well it was everything from easier homemade recipes, to gardening tips to making homemade dog shampoo and MUCH MORE.

Grab a cup of coffee and settle in for some good reading, y’all!

Top 10 Self-Sufficiency Homesteader post of 2020 #TexasHomesteader

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Emergency Preparedness on the Homestead: Solar Oven

by Texas Homesteader ~ 
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Emergency preparedness for any situation is a good thing in my book. I especially plan about how to keep our homestead going when we lose electricity. 

Times such as hurricane season when I see on the news all the devastation suffered by those in the storm’s path, it brings preparedness once again to the front of my thoughts. You too?

Don't wait for a natural disaster, make a solar oven part of your preparedness kit now! #TexasHomesteader

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How To Get By Without A Corporate Paycheck (part I)

by Texas Homesteader ~ 

RancherMan & I both live and work right here on our Homestead. While this lifestyle is blissful & absolutely amazing for us, it also means there’s no regularly-scheduled corporate paycheck for either of us.

We’re often asked, “How in the world do you DO IT?”

How we successfully keep our monthly income requirement LOW to be able to live w/o a corporate paycheck. Part 1 of a 2-part series! #TexasHomesteader

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How To Be Happy With ‘Enough’. The Pursuit Of… Happiness!

by Texas Homesteader ~ 

It seems in our culture there’s a constant struggle for more. A larger house, a newer cell phone, a flashier car.

Of course there’s nothing wrong with pursuing the things you truly desire. But I think many times the drive for newer/bigger/better has nothing to do with things that we ourselves want.

What is the Pursuit of Happiness? Instead Of The Pursuit of More STUFF, I'm Focusing On what I have! I don't think it's healthy to constantly measure your worth with what others have. #TexasHomesteader
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