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5 MORE Things to Start Making at Home

I recently posted the article 5 Things to Start Making at Home (which included resources to help you make handsoap, compost, brooms, butter and cheese). Here are even more ideas to help you get closer…

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Learn 3 New Homesteading Skills

The word "homesteading" has made its way back into modern parlance—but a homestead certainly doesn't have to be 5 acres in the country. Homesteading is more of an attitude than anything else. It's abo…

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Tomato Jam

I first made tomato jam a few years ago as an accompaniment to a decadent Middle Eastern-inspired meal in honor of my friend Nadia and her then-boyfriend, Martin who'd made the long trek out from …

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Can You Can It? A New Contest With Great Prizes!

'Tis the season for canning! Raspberries, blueberries, cucumbers, tomatoes, corn, peppers, peaches and more are bursting off the vine/stalk/cane/tree in massive amounts, begging to be preserved for th…

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Home Canning is Hot

Home canning is getting its close-up, a revival that was bound to happen eventually. It's funny how trends sneak up. I began to think about canning as I gravitated more and more toward a local diet. I…

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