How to Protect Your Home with a Homestead Declaration

what is a homestead declaration

It is the little things we do which can make a huge difference during emergencies.  Like making sure to have enough bottled water available or an emergency heater in case the heating goes out in winter.

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Homestead Layout Plans on 1 Acre or Less

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You want to start homesteading but don’t have a lot of land?  Lack of land is one of the biggest excuses that I hear from people who’d like to become more self-sufficient but just don’t get started.

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11 Backyard Chicken Coop Ideas for Aspiring Homesteaders  

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Raising backyard chickens is one of the best ways to get on the path towards homesteading.

13 Survival Skills All 18 Year Olds Should Have: A Checklist for Parents

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It is no secret that kids today are becoming increasingly less self-reliant, more timid, and incredibly coddled.  The situation is so bad that trying to teach your kids self-reliance could put parents under investigation by Child Services – as is what happened to two parents who let their 6 and 10 year old kids go on a planned walk alone!

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How to Take Your First Aid Skills to the Next Level

I remember the first time I took a first aid course.  I had just started taking my daughter (then 3) backpacking in the wilderness and I was very aware of the many things which could go wrong…

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