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Our favorite articles about simple living and self sufficiency & preparedness posted on TexasHomesteader.com

A Day In The Life Of A Texas Homesteader – Cattle, Chickens, Meal Planning & More

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Many have asked what a typical day on our Northeast Texas Homestead looks like. Of course every day is different, but come along with me and see what a day in the life of this Texas Homesteader looks like today.

Want to see what a day on a Texas Homestead is like? Come see! #TexasHomesteader

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Old-Fashioned Money-Saving Tips From Grandma That Still Apply Today!

by Texas Homesteader ~ 

Grandma lived through the great depression. So she knew a thing or two about saving money while raising her family. And those same old-fashioned tips are still saving money for families everywhere today. 

Come see a list of ways grandma saved money in her day, the same ideas you can use too! 

Grandma and grandpa with old fashioned living. #TexasHomesteader

 

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How To Make A Large Chicken Water System For CHEAP!

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Every chicken raiser knows how important clean water is for their chickens. But chickens like to scratch, sending dirt everywhere. And the water in their fount gets dirty fast.

We came up with a system that provides our chickens plenty of water and that water stays clean. We made the water system ourselves for cheap and you can too! 

How to keep Chicken's water cool and shaded using Cattle panel, shade cloth and sunflowers. #TexasHomesteader

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5 Frugal Things – Saving Money On FOOD!

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Come see the 5 Frugal things I did this week to save money on food. With the crazy prices in the grocery store, we can all use a little money-saving inspiration, right? There were lots of opportunities to save some money this week. And this 5 Frugal Things post focuses on ways we’ve saved on food. 

5 Frugal Things To Save Money This Week. #TexasHomesteader

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My Pathway Solar Light Won’t Work – Can It Be Repaired?

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You bought that solar light for your landscaped bed a few years back. But now it’s stopped working. Do you need to throw it out and buy a new one?

Not necessarily. More than likely it’s an easy repair! I’m sharing step-by-step instructions of what we did to repair our solar lights – with photos to make it easy. 

Non-working solar light - can my solar light be repaired - #TexasHomesteader

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Readers Have Spoken! Top 10 Posts of 2022!

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A list of the top 10 posts of 2022 most favored by our readers –  y’all loved everything from a delicious lemon no-bake pie to homemade jelly made with fresh grapes. There are easier homemade recipes, saving money, gardening tips 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 right here!  

Top 10 Best Homesteading Posts - Self sufficiency, preparedness, gardening, beekeeping, preservation #TexasHomesteader

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Easy Ways To Earn Cash Fast In An Emergency

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Quick Cash For When Times Get Tough. Whether it’s unexpected expenses for illness or just monthly income shortage, money is tight for many.

You may be wondering what type of side gigs you can do to get a quick little cash infusion to help bridge the gap. Here are a few ideas you may or may not have thought of to earn a little extra money fast.

Easy ways to earn extra money fast - Denim pocket purse with dollar dollars cash #TexasHomesteader

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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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