Seasonings: Stepping Up Your Culinary Preps

Seasonings: Stepping Up Your Culinary Preps

We’re going to talk about seasonings today in our second cooking-related Project TWH post.  In case you missed it earlier, our first cooking-related post in Project TWH was about Nutrition For The Suburban Homesteader. Why Seasoning Is Essential To Homesteaders Let’s get this fact out-of-the-way right off the bat – bland food sucks!  Monotony does too.  Picture this very

How To Build A Worm Bin

How To Build A Worm Bin

How would you describe the typical suburban homesteader family?  More than likely you’re looking at two parents, a few kids, maybe a dog or a cat, two full-time jobs, soccer practice, ballet recitals…the works!  With that kind of schedule, how are you going to fit in managing livestock on your suburban homestead?  I’ve got the

Baby Back Ribs On The Smokenator

Baby Back Ribs On The Smokenator

For some reason, smoking meat seems like a very ‘homesteady’ thing to do. I’m not sure if it’s the presence of fire, the smoke, large cuts of meat or the ‘art’ of it all. In the end, there’s a certain primal instinct that comes out when you smoke meat and I think a lot of

How To Make Scratch Pancakes

How To Make Scratch Pancakes

When you think of rustic, homestead-style cooking what is the first kind of breakfast you think of? If you’re like me, the first things that pop into your head are eggs, bacon and scratch pancakes. Yes, I know I talked about how I try to eat as Paleo-centric as possible in this post.  That being

ALTAI MF Tactical Boots Product Review

ALTAI MF Tactical Boots Product Review

Boots are a key component to any suburban homesteaders closet. Whether you’re working in the yard, shoveling the driveway, hiking, hunting, fishing or just hanging around, keeping your feet warm and dry is essential to being comfortable. In today’s post, we see if the ALTAI FM Tactical Boots meet the demands of today’s suburban homesteader.

Guest Post: Prepping for The Now – Debt Reduction

Guest Post: Prepping for The Now – Debt Reduction

Whether you’re a suburban homesteader, ranch owner or a city dweller, being a prepper is about possessing a particular mindset that governs each of your decisions. It means utilizing each resource to the max, never discarding a resource that can provide some value someday, and staying in the moment while also preparing for the future.

Compost On Your Suburban Homestead

Compost On Your Suburban Homestead

What comes to mind when you hear the word compost? Do you think of some stinky pile where food scraps get thrown and flies live? If that’s what comes to mind then you need to know something – you’re doing it wrong! Compost is a decidedly simple yet effective process that anyone on a small

June Preview – Project TWH

June Preview – Project TWH

First, let me apologize. The end of May and June were a crazy time around the Suburban Steader Homestead. I don’t really feel like going into detail, but a lot of family issues came up. Long story short, everyone is happy and healthy(er) now, so we’re moving on. And, while it’s early June, we’re going

Teamwork On The Suburban Homestead

Teamwork On The Suburban Homestead

When you hear the word homesteading, even suburban homesteading, I’m sure one of the your first thoughts is of complete self-sufficiency. You dream of being able to completely provide for your family in all aspects of life, right? Unfortunately, that’s just not realistic. You can’t do everything yourself, whether you’re on 40-acres or a little

Mulch and Your Suburban Homestead

Mulch and Your Suburban Homestead

If you’ve been following Project TWH and implementing the suggestions on your own homestead, you most likely have a nice summer garden planted. And, if you have your summer garden planted, you’ve probably experienced weeding which is one of the downsides of a garden. Fortunately, we have the solution to your weed problems – mulch!