EGGS AND MORE EGGS-What To Do With All Those Eggs!


Oh, the problems we Homesteaders face.....too many eggs is a Wonderful problem for any Frugal Homesteader to have.  We have 16 hens that produce more eggs than 3 people can use up. So, we have some regular customers who take 5-7 dozen a week off our hands and this goes into the 'Girls'  food and necessities fund! After our customers get their eggs, we look for ways to enjoy them ourselves, besides the usual breakfasts! Here are a few Egg-cellent ways to use up those eggs. Sell them to others Cooking and baking Egg Salad (for … [Read more...]

How To Wash Those Dirty Eggs-Tips That Help

    When it comes to cleaning those beautiful eggs you collect from your 'Girls', there can be some differing opinions about whether you should wash them or not. We know that the eggs shells have several natural protective membranes that help keep bacteria and contaminants from getting inside the egg. However......if your 'Girls' are like mine...they love to get out and run around through whatever is out there....mud holes and 'poo' just happens.  And our 'Girls' can't help but track that stuff back to the nest when … [Read more...]

Reviving Old Time Skills by Raising Your Own Plants From Seeds

starting your own seeds is frugal

After the hustle and bustle of fall cleanup on the yard and garden and all your harvest is in the pantry, freezer or cellar. You have all the farm animals tucked in the barn and all is ready for the first snowfall and freeze...We take a brief rest!  But if you are a serious gardener you cannot just sit through winter and NOT think about next years garden.  This is when our big 'Winter Garden' begins to grow!  If you are like us you pull out the grid paper and plan out every inch of ground you have, making sure to rotate those crops.  And as … [Read more...]

Hello There Frugal Homesteaders!

We have 2 very good reasons to be excited today...First, SPRING arrived yesterday afternoon and today was the first FULL day of Spring. And for us that means we are busy around the farm.  Second and most exciting reason....This is our very FIRST Post on our new Blog 'HOMESTEADING FRUGALLY- Reviving Old-Time Skills.   Through this Blog we want to INSPIRE, MOTIVATE and HELP YOU become a self sufficient and Frugal Homesteader.  We have many years of experience homesteading and have helped many of our friends and family to master the art of … [Read more...]