by Texas Homesteader ~ RancherMan & I love the native birds, albeit not all the bird poop they leave on the porch. All those birds were landing on (and POOPING on) our porch railings. What a mess! Come see the oh-so-simple Homestead Hack solution we came up with!
by Texas Homesteader ~ I needed an easy way of tracking rainfall. Making notes on a calendar doesn’t work for me. But this Homestead Hack assures I’ll be able to easily document and track our rainfall throughout the year.
by Texas Homesteader ~ Don’t you hate when ants invade your pet’s food bowl? But we found an easy fix. Check out this simple non-toxic Homestead Hack.
by Texas Homesteader ~ It seems vegetable-gardening planting is finally going on all over the US now. Aaaaaahhhhh the veggie garden – how I love it. Here in NE Texas (zone 8) I typically plant heirloom seeds in my ‘Indoor Greenhouse’ in February and transplant those heirloom seedlings into my garden after the danger of […]
by Texas Homesteader ~ I use cardboard in my compost to satisfy the ‘browns’ requirement of proper composting. But it takes lots of grip to tear up all that cardboard. Come see this Homestead Hack tip that makes it EASY!
by Texas Homesteader ~ I’m sharing an easy tip to keep broccoli fresh and crisp for several days during its storage in your refrigerator. It’s simple old-time wisdom I learned from my grandmother years ago. If you’re wondering how to keep that fresh broccoli crisp for days, check out this Homestead Hack.
by Texas Homesteader ~ It was gonna get into the low 20’s overnight so I brought in 6 plants I’d had outside. At least they’d be safe from the cold. But they were planted in repurposed red plastic coffee cans. I needed to put them at a southern window in our guest bedroom. But ugh, […]
by Texas Homesteader ~ We’ve all been there. You scrub & scrub your stove but that tiny little stuck-on piece is being stubborn. You scratch at it with your fingernail to dry to dislodge it. But since your hands have been in the water, those fingernails don’t have the same ooomph as when they’re dry. […]