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Why We Homestead,…

For those who are new, this 'Why We Homestead' series is being written by my delicious husband Stuart. To catch part one of the series, read Why We Homestead, Part One.  Why We Homestead, … [Read More...]

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How To Roast Coffee…

I don't know when it happened. But it happened. And as much as I hate to admit it - well, here I am. Admitting it. Lettin' it loose. Slippin' the lips. Confessing to the world... ...friends, I'm a … [Read More...]

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Why We Homestead,…

A quick note: Most of you know about my insanely handsome and wonderful husband, Stuart. He may not make an appearance on the blog as often as beard-loving-women would hope, but know he's always … [Read More...]

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Homemade Bacon (dry…

Back in the day, people knew how to do cool things.  Well, I think they're cool. Well, really, I can't be the only one in the world that thinks it's exceptionally cool to cure pork … [Read More...]

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Homestead Barn Hop…

  SOME SIMPLE GUIDELINES: 1. Please remember that the Homestead Barn Hop is meant to be a place to share homesteading related encouragement and inspiring ideas specifically related to … [Read More...]

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God still loves us.…

As I type these words, I am completely exhausted by this motherhood-business. I've spent the last 45 minutes trying to convince my 4 and (almost) 2 year old that bed really is where they need to … [Read More...]

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Pork Rillette Recipe…

Pork. Porky, pork, pork. It's on my mind. And it's in my belly. And in my freezer. And in my refrigerator. And hanging in my kitchen.  After butchering the pigs last week, well, pork became … [Read More...]

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How To Butcher Pigs…

WARNING: GRAPHIC IMAGES OF ANIMAL BUTCHERING. YOU'VE BEEN WARNED. Truthfully, I thought it would be harder to say goodbye to our pastured pigs - Wallace and Chester. And as Brandon Sheard (aka: … [Read More...]

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10 Most Important…

This month marks the year anniversary of something very great, my friends. Something so great that it's benefit to our homestead is truly immeasurable. That is, the year anniversary of owning our … [Read More...]

Homestead Barn Hop | The Elliott Homestead

Homestead Barn Hop…

This is a big week for us on the homestead. We're getting ready to host a seminar on butchering pigs! Wallace and Chester have been wonderful companions on the farm, but this week, they're getting … [Read More...]

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