Category Archives: Self Sufficiency

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

When The Power Goes Down: Why We Chose A Portable Dual Fuel Generator

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A power generator can help power your home in the event of an emergency electric outage. But we don’t rely on just one fuel option for emergencies. A dual fuel portable generator offers many benefits when the power goes out. We’ve researched it all for you – check it out.

Portable generator - dual fuel Westinghouse remote start emergency electric power. #TexasHomesteader

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Building A Life You LOVE With Your Own Two Hands

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Wouldn’t it be great to build a truly unique life with your own two hands?

I used to just swim with the flow of life, going where the tide carried me. But then I decided there must be much more to life.

I didn’t want to just take it as it came, I wanted to make life uniquely MINE. And you can too!

Building Life With Our Own Two Hands. Through the all the good & bad we toil for this a life we love, but we really do love this life! #TexasHomesteader

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Top 10 Self-Sufficiency Posts of 2021

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Are you wondering what our most popular posts of 2021 were? Well it was everything from easier homemade recipes to gardening tips to saving money and MUCH MORE.

Grab a cup of coffee and settle in for some good reading, y’all. I’m sharing the best of the best!

2021 Best Homesteading Posts Self sufficiency, save money, DIY #TexasHomesteader

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Living Deliberately – A Voluntary Simplicity Lifestyle

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A Voluntary Simplicity lifestyle isn’t about deprivation & sacrifice. It’s not necessarily an EASIER life, but a more simple life. Slowing down, living more deliberately. A life that begs you to stop & smell the roses!

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Foraging Food & Eating From The Land For FREE!

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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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Simple Composting Guide for A Healthy Garden

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Black gold, gardeners delight, compost – it’s all the same thing. And making your own compost is simple.

But how do you make compost? What can be composted and what cannot? What kind of container do you put it in? 

There are lots of different answers and methods to those questions. Let’s start with the container.

Building healthy soil, compost, mulch for garden planting. #TexasHomesteader

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