24 Canning Recipes for Strawberries You’ll Love This Spring

24 Canning Recipes for Strawberries You’ll Love This Spring

Don’t let your strawberries go to waste! Try a few different canning recipes for strawberries to use up your delicious harvest. One of my favorite seasons is strawberry season. We have a small strawberry patch, and our kids often go pick strawberries at local farms as well. We love finding different canning recipes for strawberries…

Canning Cranberry Juice: An Easy Homemade Recipe

Canning Cranberry Juice: An Easy Homemade Recipe

Preserve cranberries this holiday season by canning cranberry juice, a great canning recipe for beginners! I thoroughly enjoy cranberries, and they go on sale in November and December during the holiday months. Take advantage of the sales and try canning cranberry juice yourself. There are two ways to can cranberry juice. You can use a…

13 Benefits of Raising Quail That May Surprise You

Before you dive into quail, make sure you know the benefits of raising quail and what you can expect from these birds. You may have noticed more and more people talking about adding quail to their homestead. There are several benefits of raising quail you should consider, making them an appealing option. Quail are small…

Fingertip Tight for Canning: What Does It Even Mean?

Fingertip Tight for Canning: What Does It Even Mean?

When you’re canning, make sure you know how tightly to put on the bands – it’s fingertip tight! Did you read a few canning recipes and see the words “fingertip tight” and wonder what they mean? Nearly every directions for any canning recipe tells you that you need to put the canning rings on fingertip…

10 Best Fertilizer for Cucumbers for Bigger Yields & Better Growth

10 Best Fertilizer for Cucumbers for Bigger Yields & Better Growth

If you want optimal growth this year, make sure you get a good cucumber plant fertilizer! Cucumbers are a quintessential fruit for your vegetable garden, and the plants often produce large harvests. If you want to ensure your plants produce plenty of cucumbers – who doesn’t? – you’ll need to make sure you use the…

12 Best Inspirational Homesteading Podcasts for Your Playlist

12 Best Inspirational Homesteading Podcasts for Your Playlist

Listening to homesteading podcasts is one of the best ways to learn more while you’re busy! I love podcasts, and I don’t hide that love. Nearly every day, you’ll catch me listening to one or two, ranging in topics from gardening and crime to homeschooling and news. I also have plenty of homesteading podcasts on…

Dehydrating Strawberries with a Dehydrator: A Simple Guide
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Dehydrating Strawberries with a Dehydrator: A Simple Guide

If you’re looking for other ways to preserve your fresh strawberries, making dehydrated strawberries is a delicious and easy snack to make for your family. Having a dehydrator is a fantastic investment for your family; you can dehydrate almost any type of food. I love dehydrating strawberries when they’re in season – you’ll find that…