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Bring the joy of homesteading into your life with encouraging stories and tutorials from my family as we pioneer the homestead life, learn to grow our own food and live more simply.

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Easy Homemade Pasta With Fresh Milled Flour

Easy Homemade Pasta With Fresh Milled Flour

Homemade noodles, especially when made with fresh milled flour is a delicious and nutrient dense alternative to a box of pasta. Learn how to make noodles at home to use in soup recipes or served as a flavorful side dish. Grandma’s Homemade Noodles Come Christmas time...

Pull-Apart Garlic Bread

Pull-Apart Garlic Bread

Soft, garlicky and made with plenty of butter, this pull-apart garlic bread recipe, baked with fresh milled flour is a great addition to weeknight meals or gatherings. Pair with a bowl of soup, roasted chicken or your favorite Italian dish. There are some days that...

How to Grind Flour at Home

How to Grind Flour at Home

Start adding more nutrition into your diet by milling flour right at home. Learn the benefits of grinding grains, how to make flour in less than a minute, where and which grains to buy and so much more. With very little hands on time, you can easily mill flour and...

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Whole Grain Cinnamon Rolls

Whole Grain Cinnamon Rolls

Soft, fluffy and delicious, these whole grain cinnamon rolls, made with freshly milled wheat flour are a great dessert to make for guests or family alike. Once you bite into these flavorful rolls, topped with a cream cheese glaze, you won’t be able to eat just one....

Vanilla Coffee Kefir Frappe

Vanilla Coffee Kefir Frappe

Gut-friendly kefir and coffee come together in this probiotic rich vanilla coffee kefir frappe. Big on flavor and nourishment, this coffee drink is anything but vanilla! Enjoy a tall, ice cold glass this summer!  The age old saying, “you are what you eat” has...

Chicken and Dumpling Casserole

Chicken and Dumpling Casserole

Delicious and filling, this chicken and dumpling casserole is a great comfort food recipe to make for your family on those brisk fall and winter days. As I am writing this blog post, we are just over 10 days away from Christmas. The tree has been decorated, the gifts...

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Hi, I’m Alisha! Welcome to WholeMade Homestead, an encouraging place where my family and I love to share our favorite homemade recipes, the simple ways we live a slower, more natural lifestyle and our experiences and advice for running a small-scale, self sufficient homestead.

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How to Make an Herbal Tea

How to Make an Herbal Tea

Support your health and wellbeing by sipping on a mug of homemade herbal tea. With just a few ingredients you can make flavorful, delicious teas at home to energize or relax your body or to treat ailments. In this simple guide, you’ll learn the ins and outs of herbal...

How to Start a Homestead in a Small Space

How to Start a Homestead in a Small Space

To be a homesteader, you don’t need to live in a farmhouse, own a large property or have lots of money and time. You can start living a simpler, more self sufficient lifestyle right where you are at. Here are 14 ways to homestead in a small space or an urban...

How to Care for Chickens in the Winter

How to Care for Chickens in the Winter

Keeping your chickens healthy throughout the winter doesn’t have to be complicated. Learn how to care for your flock during the cold weather with these 6 useful tips and tricks. No one wants to be cooped up all winter. That age old saying doesn’t just apply to you...

10 Ways to Save Money on Your Homestead

10 Ways to Save Money on Your Homestead

Looking to reduce costs on your homestead? Discover our top 10 favorite ways to save money with our old fashioned frugal living tips.  “Cut your living costs in half!”. We’ve all heard those words before. Maybe on a tv commercial or on an ad. Or even on one of...

Do It Yourself

DIY Chest Rub

DIY Chest Rub

Naturally soothe an irritated throat and relieve congestion with a jar of DIY vapor rub. Quick to whip up in a pinch and made with only natural ingredients, this chest rub is a great alternative to petroleum based commercial products. Last month I came down with a...

DIY Door Draft Stopper

DIY Door Draft Stopper

Keep your heating and cooling costs down while blocking out unwanted noise and light with a do-it-yourself door draft stopper. Get step by step instructions on how to make a simple draft blocker using just 3 materials. Great project for seamstresses or crafters of all...

Sugar Free Elderberry Gummies

Sugar Free Elderberry Gummies

Stay healthy this cold and flu season with homemade sugar free elderberry gummies. Made with absolutely no sugar, flavorful spices and powerful dried elderberries, these gummies are a great way to boost your immune system and your kids too! Mary Poppins seemed to know...

How to Make Beeswax Candles

How to Make Beeswax Candles

Illuminate your home with the beautiful ambience and soothing glow of a homemade beeswax candle. Discover how easy it is to make candles at home using just a pound of wax, a wick and a jar in this step by step candle making tutorial. Warm and cozy. There is nothing...

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