Many homesteading, self sufficiency types ask me about honey and how to produce it at the homestead level. Unfortunately, back when I was in the honey business it was pre-JuicyMaters and I was focused on actually taking care of my 66 hives, and there are no pictures or video. The video below gives a good time line of the steps in harvesting honey, though on a much larger scale and with automated equipment. For a [read more...]
After doing my weekly new scan for several topics, including yurts, I discovered this week that the perception of us yurt-ers is changing, that we are being considered less weird, becoming more and more accepted, and looked at as being less and less…well…less and less “nuts”. We seem to have become just a bit ahead of the curve, and yurts are becoming “trendy”!
Folks, homesteading is not quick or easy. It takes hard work and a bit of time to get a successful homestead up and running, and to become as self-sufficient as you want it to be. It is not quick or easy, but it can be done frugally, if a part of your frugal planning is to educate yourself on any ideas and products before spending money on what turns out to be a scam.
Y’all have a good…and frugal…day, and remember…
Y’all come back now, ya hear?
Folks…if you are a homesteader…or are working toward that goal…you probably want your little slice of heaven to be as self-supporting as possible. One way to do that is to be able to sell agricultural products you produce. I try to keep politics off of JuicyMaters as much as posible…that is why I split politics off to it’s own blog, Common Sense Conversation…but this is important for us homestead types. Please…watch the video, and take [read more...]
Well folks…the technical difficulties have mostly been resolved and the weekly JuicyMaters Living live!” show is back.
“JuicyMaters Living live!” is a live streaming video podcast here at JuicyMaters.com at 7pm eastern time every Thursday (see the link above in the menu). The show is recorded and available for viewing as a post in case you miss the live show.
The show is about different JuicyMaters topics each week, with this week’s show being about Homestead Livestock. Enjoy!
Viewing time approximately 31 minutes