How to make a quick and easy reversible baby blanket

First buy 1 1/4 yard each of soft and cozy flannel. Start by adding any embellishments you want. I like to embroider mine. My grandma actually has a fancy machine that will sew words right into the hemline. She's cool like that. 😎 Here is a link to the machine I use. If you are … Continue reading How to make a quick and easy reversible baby blanket


American Hoes Turkey Brine

Okay, let's talk turkey. What the heck is turkey brine anyhow? Well, let me fill you in. It's something that is going to make you the ultimate Thanksgiving hero. That's right, I said hero (or heroine, if you have lady bits.) Basically, brine is what you find in your normal run of the mill Butterball … Continue reading American Hoes Turkey Brine

10 Great Homesteader Gift Ideas for 2017

1. A Star Chart of a Special Day Okay, this one could be for a non-homesteader too, but pretty cool regardless. The day you met your spouse,the day your first child was born (or slept all the way through the night), or the first time you ate tofu. Whatever your special day, you can capture … Continue reading 10 Great Homesteader Gift Ideas for 2017

Zucchini Bread – Insanely Good!

This bread is almost cake like and it is amazing. You just have to try it. Ingredients: 3 Tbsp Butter 3 Eggs 1¼ cups Oil 1½ cups granulated sugar 1 tsp Vanilla Extract 2 cups unpeeled grated zucchini 2 cups flour 2 tsp Baking Soda 1 tsp Baking Powder 1 tsp Salt 1 tsp Cinnamon 1 … Continue reading Zucchini Bread – Insanely Good!

Planting Garlic

When you select garlic to replant, remember this rhyme: EAT the worst, PLANT the best, SELL the rest. Garlic is planted in mid-autumn.  The first step in getting your field ready is to plow. Choose a location that is sunny with rich, well-drained soil. Pick rocks (this is a never ending job). Next … Continue reading Planting Garlic

Cannng Pears 🍐

Wash and peel pears. Cut lengthwise into halves and remove cores. A melon baller or metal spoon is suitable for coring pears. To prevent browning, keep the pears in a cold water solution, you can add some ball fruit fresh or some lemon juice. Make a light syrup. 5 quarts of water … Continue reading Cannng Pears 🍐

Hot Banana Pepper Rings

We absolutely love Hot Banana Peppers. They are hot, but not as hot as jalapeños. They leave a nice slow burn in the mouth as opposed to feeling like you have a five alarm fire going off! They are great on hot dogs, hamburgers, hoagies/sandwiches, omelets, pizza and our favorite, steak! Oh, I forgot, soup … Continue reading Hot Banana Pepper Rings

Low carb breaded boneless mesquite pork chops

Whaaaaat? This is some crazy good food right here. And ONLY 3 ingredients! AND low carb! It's got it all! Ingredients: 1 package of dry mesquite marinade 1 bag of pork rinds, crushed into crumbs Half a pork loin Directions: First cut the pork loin into pork chop sized slices. Next, crush … Continue reading Low carb breaded boneless mesquite pork chops

OMGoodness Banana Bread

OMGoodness is an understatement. Drool! Ingredients: 1 stick of melted butter ½ cup granulated sugar ½ cup brown sugar 2 eggs 2 tsp vanilla 1½ cups flour 1 tsp baking soda ½ tsp salt ½ cup sour cream 3 over the hill (for eating) bananas Add a handful of crushed nuts in you are into … Continue reading OMGoodness Banana Bread