Easy Mason Jar Ring Storage :: Faulk Farmstead

Easy Mason Jar Ring Storage

Here on our homestead, canning season is in full-swing.  Wondering if you’ve hit that point yet?  Does your kitchen look like mine?  Mason jar lids and rings strewn all over the counters, a water bath canner that never gets put away, and a never-ending supply of jars cooling on the counter – Yup.  Full-swing.  Read more

Treating Seasonal Allergies Naturally :: Faulk Farmstead

Treating Seasonal Allergies – NATURALLY!

Let’s be honest:  There is nothing sexier than a woman with red, itchy, weepy eyes, am I right?   Ok, so you may not agree (and to be honest, either do I), but this is exactly the look I had been dealing with for weeks lately.  Now seasonal allergies are NOT a new problem forRead more

Goat Udder Balm - A Homestead DIY :: Faulk Farmstead

Goat Udder Balm – A Homestead DIY!

  Our goats work hard for us.  They put up with rough baby goats tugging and sucking and hitting their teats and udders.   Those girls deal with me trapping their heads in the milking stanchion and then milking them too.   I’m thinking their lady bits (no, not THOSE lady bits…) might deserve aRead more

Wall Bottle Opener - A Homestead DIY :: Faulk Farmstead

Wall Bottle Opener – A Homestead DIY!

    Tired of rummaging through drawers looking for a bottle opener?  Frustrated because you need to open a bottle and only have one hand available because you are a) juggling a drippy scoby, b) carrying a basketful of eggs, or c) only have one clean hand?   Yes, I know.  Homesteader troubles.    Read more

Stovetop Coffee - A Homestead DIY :: Faulk Farmstead

Stovetop Coffee – A Homestead DIY!

There aren’t many things that I physically cannot function without. Coffee, however, IS one of those things.     We still have an electric coffee maker that gets used religiously to brew our coffee every single morning.  This last week, though, the unthinkable happened.  The coffee maker was on the fritz.     A tragedy,Read more

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Homesteading Blog Love #6

I don’t know about you, but this past week or so REALLY kicked me in the tush.  Big time. Do you turn to sweets when you get stressed?  I usually don’t – However, after seeing the latest recipe from Five Little Homesteaders, I feel that this sweet is exactly what I need:  Homemade Peanut ButterRead more