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Announcing: The NEW Texas Homesteader!

 by Texas Homesteader ~ 

Hey y’all – I’ve got some exciting news! After many hours behind the scenes getting set up, RancherMan & I have made finding your favorite posts SO much better for you. Be sure to check it out!

Now the Home page is separated by categories with easier-to-find tags too! 

  • Category Listing –  Just click the category name and you’ll see all related posts. Want to see beekeeping posts? BOOM! Click the beekeeping title. You’ll be taken to all our beekeeping posts!
  • Better Navigation – Our readers have spoken! When you click to read an article we’ve set the navigation to open in a new page so you won’t have to figure out how to navigate back.
  • Easier Reading– Gardening? Beekeeping? Recipes? Raising Chickens? See all the posts that interest YOU by clicking the category.
  • Categories AND Tags – Complete and easier-to-use list of both categories and tags. (Think of Categories as chapters of a book, tags the more detailed index)
  • Narrow Down Posts – Now you can narrow down that list of recipes to see main entrees or solar cooking recipes by using the tag instead of the category!
  • Easier Search Bar – If you’re reading from your cell phone, you used to have to scroll aaaaaaall the way to the bottom to search. No more! It’s near the top on our home page! 

I know y’all are gonna love it – check it out! And feel free to comment below how you like it – especially if you have suggestions to make it even better for YOU!

(Click Here To See New & Improved Texas Homesteader Page)

Throwback Thursday

by Texas Homesteader~ 

I’ve been writing this little ole blog of mine since 2013. There are well over 1,100 published posts, y’all!

There are posts about gardening and posts about home cooking. I’ve shared helpful Homestead Hacks and posts about food preservation, beekeeping, saving money or just plain eco friendly living. It’s aaaaaaall about easy baby steps we can all take to self sufficiency!

But do you wonder which posts are actually the best of the best? The top-notch posts that are most popular with our readers?

Well today’s your lucky day! To celebrate Throwback Thursday I’m sharing with you the Yearly Roundup of 10 most popular posts for each year, Yep, the best of the best all in one place, y’all!

So grab some coffee, sit back & enjoy some good readin’. And be sure to share, pin or save your faves!

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Throwback Thursday

by Texas Homesteader~ 

Some people love to cook. They get their creative juices flowing when they’re in the kitchen creating a culinary masterpiece. It’s a source of creativity and pride for them.

Others are like me – cooking only from necessity to keep their family fed.

Personally, I don’t enjoy cooking. I want to get in, cook something delicious (and FAST) then get the heck out of the kitchen. And I have several tools in my kitchen arsenal that help me to do just that.

Whether you’re in the first or second group of cooking enthusiasts, today I’m celebrating Throwback Thursday by sharing 12 must-have tools for any home cook. Come see!

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Throwback Thursday

by Texas Homesteader~

Do you have a stack of empty coffee canisters and wonder what to do with them all? Me too! 

But they’re so handy, there just must be another way to repurpose them. Yes, yes there is! Today I’m sharing with you 12 simple ways we’ve been able to repurpose those handy containers.

To celebrate Throwback Thursday, grab a cup of coffee, sit back & enjoy!

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Throwback Thursday

by Texas Homesteader~ 

Do you sit down & have supper together as a family? Sometimes in the busyness of our days it’s hard to do. But whenever possible, there are many very important reasons why eating together as a family is important.

To celebrate Throwback Thursday I’m going back into the archives and bringing out a post that holds quite a bit of importance to me. Discussion about the importance of the family supper table.

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Throwback Thursday

by Texas Homesteader~ 

This time of year, the herbs are growing great. And I’ve found an absolutely delicious (yet no-labor-required) way to use them.  I use it on pasta, chicken, heck I’ve even topped my fresh salad with it. And to celebrate Throwback Thursday I’m sharing it with you today.

Like fresh herbs? Like garlic? Like easy & delicious recipes? Well you’re gonna LOVE this!

fresh garlic herb sauce recipe #TexasHomesteader

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