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
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
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.
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.
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
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
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
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!
I know what you’re thinking. Nutrition? This is a blog about suburban homesteading! What does nutrition have to do with that? The short answer is: a lot! Think about it this way: you are the engine that gets work done around your suburban homestead and the food you eat is your fuel. Remember how the gas
If you’ve been following Project TWH, you’ve learned how to find room to homestead, performed a suburban homestead site survey, planned your summer garden and maybe even used the kill mulch technique to get your garden area ready. Now it’s time to really get your suburban homestead moving in the right direction – we’re going