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Hi, I’m Kristi…My original goal when I first began Homestead Wishing was to help others struggling to get started in their homesteading journey… Often people just don’t know where to start. Be assured you can start just about anywhere…

Some people start with gardening, others cooking, and some jump head first and start with livestock! No matter how you decide to begin I have many resources to share with you.

That’s why I’m here, to share all of the knowledge that I’ve gained over the last several years. To have it all in one convenient place for people to consume!

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DIY Garden Markers

Make your very own beautiful DIY Garden Markers with my tutorial. I’ve made an awesome printable to help make marking your seeds extra special!

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5 Mistakes New Chicken Keepers Make

Here are 5 Mistakes New Chicken Keepers Make. These are simple mistakes anyone can make. Read this before you get chickens!

Meals in a jar

Meals in Jars – Using only Dry ingredients

When I think of meals in jars I don’t think of salads! That’s what plastic food containers are for…These meals are for a rainy day or perhaps even a busy day. Great for emergencies or busy days!

Ripening pinecone ginger

Pinecone Ginger – The shampoo Plant

One of the most beautiful plants you’ll ever see! This plant can be used as shampoo and so much more! Come learn about the beautiful Pinecone Ginger and its many uses!

Beautyberry Jelly Recipe | Foraging For Jelly

Beautyberry – Yummy Jelly & Bug Repellent?

Oh yes, beautyberry is not only beautiful but useful. It’s bright purple berries can be easily harvested and made into a delicious jelly…The leaves can be rubbed on the skin to use a bug repellent…See what kind of bugs it may repel in the full post…

How Do You Take a Vacation When You Have Chickens

How To Take a Vacation When You Have Chickens

Getting away can be a little difficult when you’re homesteading. Check out this post for tips and tricks on taking a vacation when you have chickens.

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What Are Sex Link Chickens? | What Breeds Make A Sex Link Chicken?

Have you ever wondered what Sex Link chickens are? Or maybe you just want to know what breeds are used to create them? On our homestead, we have some Red Sex Links. They are great layers and the rooster is intelligent and protective. Since we’ve enjoyed this breed for many years now…I thought I would write a…

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Online Writing Courses For Homeschoolers | Review Of Night Zookeeper

Are you looking for some amazing online writing courses for homeschoolers? Well, I’ve found just the one! Night Zookeeper is an award-winning online writing curriculum full of online learning games like interactive writing games, spelling games, grammar lessons, and much more! This program is great for homeschoolers, public schoolers, and for virtual or remote learning alike… This…

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