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Our favorite articles about the environment and eco-friendly living posted on TexasHomesteader.com

Creating a Vibrant Pollinator Garden: A Guide to Transforming Your Outdoor Space

by Texas Homesteader ~ 

June is National Pollinators Month! Are you looking to add a splash of color and vibrancy to your outdoor space while also helping to support the essential work of pollinators? Look no further than creating a beautiful pollinator garden!

How to Plan and Plant a Pollinator Garden in your Own Yard. #TexasHomesteader

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Growing A Sustainable Garden: Easy Tips For Eco-Friendly Practices

by Texas Homesteader ~ 

A sustainable garden is both rewarding and beneficial. I’m showing easy steps and practices for making your own thriving yet eco-friendly garden space. You can create a harmonious balance with nature right in your own yard!

Sustainable Garden tips and tricks - better garden and save money. #TexasHomesteader

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How To Simplify Christmas To Reduce Stress & Better Suit Your Family

by Texas Homesteader ~ 

Sometimes the holidays turn into a  highly-stressful time when expectations, expenses & time demands grow more & more unattainable each year.

If the holidays have become less than joyful for you it’s time to consider making some changes.

Simplify Your Christmas, Reduce Stress #TexasHomesteader - Pexels by Aurturo Anez

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How To Make Repurposed Denim Coat-Pocket Hand Warmers

by Texas Homesteader ~ 

These repurposed denim coat-pocket-sized hand warmers are perfect for kids or adults alike! And they’re easily made using repurposed denim scraps, long-grain rice and a few drops of essential oil.

A few seconds the microwave and then tucked into coat pockets, they offer comforting warmth on a cold day. 

Pocket sized denim pocket warmers filled with long-grain rice, scented with essential oil. #TexasHomesteader

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Free Ways To Keep Food Safely COLDER When Traveling!

 by Texas Homesteader ~ 

Going on a picnic or BBQ cookout? Today I’m talking about Keeping Food Cold!

Food safety is important, especially if you’re bringing food from home when the weather turns hot. Come see my tips for keeping your cold dishes safely chilled on the cheap! 

Keeping Food Cold! Let's talk food safety when the weather turns hot. Tips for keeping your cold dishes safely chilled on the cheap! #TexasHomesteader

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Zero-Waste Cooking – The Art of Eliminating Leftover Food

by Texas Homesteader ~ 

Reducing waste in the grocery budget is a hot topic right now. Rushed parents and over-scheduled folks are doing the best they can to keep their grocery budget low in these days of high-priced groceries.

But the USDA estimates that between 30% and 40% of our food is ending up in landfills. 


The USDA estimates that between 30% and 40% of our food ends up in landfills. See our easy tips on eliminating wasted and leftover food. #TexasHomesteader

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April Garden Update: Come See What’s New In My Homestead Vegetable Garden!

By Texas Homesteader ~  

Come see what’s growing in my Homestead garden. And I’m sharing tips like my favorite garden-planning tool, two ways to get an early start on starting seeds, my favorite raised bed, the benefits of living mulch, making my own soil and MORE!

Let’s stroll through my NE Texas Homestead garden and see what’s going on…

My zone 8 vegetable garden tips, progress, etc. Come see! #TexasHomesteader

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