Tag Archives: winter

All our favorite articles about winter in Northeast Texas including photographs posted on TexasHomesteader.com

How To Feed Honeybees In Winter Months: Homemade Candyboards

by Texas Homesteader ~ 

How do you feed your honeybee hives during the cold winter months? It’s a different procedure than just feeding the sugar syrup like you do during warmer summer dearth months.

We easily make homemade honeybee candyboards to see them through the cold of winter.

Candyboard for winter honeybee hive feeding #TexasHomesteader

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Big Honkin’ List Of Homemade Gifts They’ll Actually Love!

by Texas Homesteader ~ 

We all know that homemade gifts are special. But how do you come up with homemade Christmas gift ideas they’ll actually LOVE?

I’m sharing various gifts we’ve made over the years that have been very well received. Come see!

I'm sharing a list of homemade gifts that we've made & gifted - they've all been very well received. Beeswax candles, jars of home-preserved goodies, repurposed denim handwarmers, hummingbird feeders & MORE! #TexasHomesteader

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Pre-Cook Your Turkey So You Can Enjoy The Holiday TOO!

by Texas Homesteader ~ 

Serve that traditional meal at your family holiday gathering including a tender, juicy roasted turkey. But don’t be shackled to the kitchen jumbling messy greasy turkey-cooking pans instead of enjoying the holiday with your family!

Can you roast turkey beforehand and freeze? How long does it take to thaw a turkey? What temperature do you use to cook it? What seasonings do you use? How do you thaw and reheat?

All of these questions and more are answered here!

Instead of being stuck in the kitchen roasting a holiday turkey and wrestling greasy pans, see how I significantly simplify the holidays! #TexasHomesteader

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5 Frugal Things – Winter Storm Edition!

by Texas Homesteader ~ 

OK, I may be cheating somewhat with this post of 5 frugal things we did to save money this week. Most money-saving steps were more necessity than anything!

You see, not only here in Texas but even most of the United States was slammed with a historic arctic blast this past week. It was bad y’all.

Thankfully we were blessed with a little time to prepare beforehand. Still there were things we did to save some money during the icy-cold hardship.

Come see this week’s winter storm version of 5 Frugal Things!

Many of this week's frugality was forced due to a winter storm. Still, come see the 5 frugal things - WINTER STORM EDITION#TexasHomesteader

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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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Our Blessings Abound. Happy Thanksgiving, Y’all!

by Texas Homesteader ~

Thank you Lord for food to nourish me, a warm bed for rest, and the love of family to warm my heart! #TexasHomesteader

Thank you Lord for food to nourish me, a warm bed for rest, and the love of family to warm my heart.  From our family to yours – Happy Thanksgiving!


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