Category Archives: Self Sufficiency

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How To Stay Warm When The Power Goes Out

by Texas Homesteader ~ 

How do you stay warm when the power goes out? What about keeping water pipes from freezing? Protecting septic lines?

Are generators, propane grills or gas stovetops good to use for heat in the home? Here are a few tips for keeping warm in winter’s freezing temps when the power goes out. 

How do you stay warm when the power goes out? Come see tips for keeping warm even with no power. #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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Easiest Self-Sufficiency Steps You Can Take NOW!

by Texas Homesteader ~ 

Many are interested in self sufficiency these days. The good news: it’s easy, oftentimes free and comes with some powerful feelings of satisfaction.

Come see how to easily save money on groceries, necessities, and provide for yourself. 

Easiest Self-Sufficiency and preparedness Steps - Many are trying to practice self sufficiency these days. Come see how to save money on groceries, necessities, and make things yourself #TexasHomesteadery on necessities, and make things yourself #TexasHomesteader

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Top 10 Best Homesteading Posts – Yearly Roundup Edition

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Back in 2013 RancherMan suggested I begin writing about our lives here on our Homestead. So we started a website and I started writing. I love sharing about our lives and glimpses into our days!

I began doing a feature at the end of each year where I share the top 10 posts that resonated with you the most, whether recipes, simple living or projects we’ve done.

I thought it would be fun to share a recap of what you readers have deemed all the most popular posts by year.  You can see each year’s top 10 homesteading posts right here in one place!

Here are the Top 10 Homesteading Posts on our page for each year since 2013. This is the yearly roundup version - each year's top 10 in one place!

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Emergency Preparedness: Solar Oven & FREE Amazon Prime

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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. 

When natural disaster hits & electricity is out, a solar oven can help keep your family fed. What is your emergency preparedness plan?

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

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Don’t Belittle, But Support Others In Their Simple-Life Journey!

by Texas Homesteader ~ 

We all had to start the road to simplicity at the very beginning. So even if you’re a veteran eco-warrior, don’t belittle someone else’s humble beginnings. Let’s support each other in our path to living simply! Remember we’re all in different places in our lives.SUPPORT OTHERS ON THE SIMPLICITY PATH! Remember we're all in different places in our lives, let's support each other in our path to living simply! #TexasHomesteader

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Voluntary Simplicity & Self Reliance

by Texas Homesteader ~ 

Self reliance and voluntary simplicity equals power. The advertising moguls would have you believe that you need them to do things for you – that many of those convenience items are just too complicated or time consuming for you to be able to do them for yourself.

Don’t buy into it! I’ve found that when I practice Voluntary Simplicity and Self Reliance that I feel empowered. 

Empowered to do more, and to do for myself better and cheaper than they can and certainly with a greener footprint.  

What in particular brought me to this realization? Read on, dear friends.

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