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Practical Pantry: How To Harvest Free Apples
Canning & Preserving / General / Homesteading / Kitchen / Living Frugally / Self-Reliant Living

Practical Pantry: How To Harvest Free Apples

You wish you had fall apples, but you don’t have an orchard. Visions of canned applesauce, apple butter, and apple pies dance through your head; but no, you have no apples. The solution can be found in your nearest neighborhood or subdivision. All the apples you can pick. For free. Yes, free. People buy homes … Continue reading

Canning & Preserving / Gardening / Homesteading / Kitchen

Easy Homesteading Solutions: Storing Potatoes & Onions

We’re storing up for the winter, and my quick tip for you today is this: Your bounty of onions and potatoes will last longer if you do not store them together. The gases produced tend to increase decay in each vegetable. Good Storage Options (that you likely already have laying around) – Store potatoes in … Continue reading

Pick me! Pick me!
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Pick me! Pick me!

These beautiful berries were picked 20 minutes ago and are already sold and in someone’s kitchen! I cannot believe how great this variety is – huge, juicy berries that aren’t too seedy and taste just LOVELY. And did we write down what variety when we planted them last year? Nope. Why would we do something … Continue reading