How to get Started Canning Your Own Food

Having a bounty of wonderful foods stored up in your pantry for the winter months can feel so amazing. For a newbie to canning knowing where to start is the hardest part. Join me as you learn how to can your own food. A Basic History of Canning Food Canning food is...
How to Start an Herb Garden for Beginner’s

How to Start an Herb Garden for Beginner’s

This year I started a beginner’s herb garden so I can craft my own wonderful tea creations. What better way to fall in love with tea even more than to make your own blends? I’m kind of a tea freak. I often buy my favorite go to kinds like the black tea...

Two Steps to Restore Your Quality of Sleep

I’m a busy mom.  A busy, sleep deprived mom.  Somewhere along the road six years ago I seem to have pulled off on the way side of sleep and never returned to the road. About three months ago I realized that living in this sleep deprived state was not good for...

Why Raising Show Pigs Is The Latest Sport

Our homestead is not your typical farm set up.  While we try to keep things as simple as possible there is always the issue of show pigs. Have you ever heard of the sport of showing livestock? No! Let me tell you a bit about it. It’s important for you to...
How to Use Gardening to Get Kids Into Nature

How to Use Gardening to Get Kids Into Nature

As a parent my number one goal every summer is to get my boys outside as much as possible.  Those first few weeks of summer the new found freedom makes them excited to be outdoors. Once the July and August heat set in though it’s a whole different story. If...

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Making sure that your journey to homesteading, gardening and self-sufficiency is right for you is the key to what I work for here at Mom, Wife, Homestead Life. As always feel free to grab any of the freebies that I have scattered around the site here or in my emails....
How to Herb Garden in the Midwest

How to Herb Garden in the Midwest

As a wife and mother here in Minnesota I’m always looking for great ways to make things stretch farther. I do a lot of cooking from scratch so keeping my herbs and spices full is a must. Knowing how to herb garden in the midwest can be a bit tricky but I have...
Kids On the Farm Harvest Corn

Kids On the Farm Harvest Corn

Welcome back to the section of the blog where the kids take over. Today we are sharing our recent video of a ride to harvest corn with our Uncle Mac of Born2Farm101. Harvesting Corn A yearly tradition that has started since Mac joined our family is a day where our...