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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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Cranberry Orange Spice Whey Soda

Cranberry Orange Spice Whey Soda

Create a refreshing, gut-healthy holiday drink packed full of nutrients and probiotics in this cranberry orange spice whey soda recipe. This lacto-fermented beverage is not only incredibly simple to make but is also a great way to provide kids with a serving of...

Orange Spice Body Butter

Orange Spice Body Butter

Enjoy the moisturizing and soothing properties of this DIY orange spice body butter. Designed to restore and nourish skin while also invigorating your senses with the sweet scent of orange and warm, spicy notes of clove. Scooped into a glass jar or tin, it makes a...

Crescent Rolls

Crescent Rolls

Fill your breadbasket with soft and buttery crescent rolls. Each layer is packed with flavor and uses only wholesome ingredients. Serve them at your next meal, pair with a bowl of soup or bring a basket of fresh baked rolls to your next holiday get together. Whole...

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Homestead Chili

Homestead Chili

On cold nights, dish up a bowl of this hearty homestead chili. Made with plenty of ground beef, a few peppers, tomatoes and lots of warm seasonings, this chili recipe will keep your family full and satisfied! Cook up a large pot of this delicious chili tonight! Brisk...

No-Knead Whole Grain Bread

No-Knead Whole Grain Bread

Homemade artisan style bread baked with freshly milled flour is achievable with this no-knead whole grain bread recipe! Crispy, crunchy and satisfying, this simple loaf of bread is made with only a handful of ingredients. Get baking this wholesome recipe today! The...

White Chocolate Peppermint Ice Cream

White Chocolate Peppermint Ice Cream

Serve up the flavors of Christmas with this homemade white chocolate peppermint ice cream recipe. Made with real milk, creamy chocolate and crunchy peppermint pieces. Everyone needs a little sweet treat during the holidays. Something that is only made at Christmas...

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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 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...

How to Make Dryer Balls

How to Make Dryer Balls

Skip the chemical laden dryer sheets. Instead, learn how to make a set of long lasting, natural wool dryer balls to soften your laundry and reduce drying time. Money-saving. All natural. Those are two phrases I like to abide by on our homestead. This past spring our...

How to Build a Cold Frame

How to Build a Cold Frame

Learn how to increase your growing season during the spring and winter months with a cold frame. It’s that time of year again. Cooler temperatures are starting to set in. The leaves on the trees are getting ready to change color. And the harvest is just about complete...

Do It Yourself

Cinnamon Spice Applesauce Ornaments

Cinnamon Spice Applesauce Ornaments

Fill your home with the scents of the holiday — cinnamon, clove and nutmeg — by making these old fashioned cinnamon spice applesauce ornaments. No baking required! Cinnamon, spice and everything nice. That is what these homemade Christmas ornaments are made of. And...

Easy DIY Christmas Stocking From Shirts

Easy DIY Christmas Stocking From Shirts

In a matter of minutes, turn an old shirt into a Christmas stocking. Makes a great, cozy addition to your holiday decor. Learn how in this simple tutorial. “The stockings were hung by the chimney with care …”. That is if you have a chimney, a fireplace or a mantle in...

How to Make a Wooden Star for Christmas

How to Make a Wooden Star for Christmas

Decorate your home this Christmas with a DIY wooden star. Using just 5 materials, this easy-to-build Christmas decoration will look great sitting on your mantle or hanging as a wreath on your door. It’s finally that time of year where you can say tis’ the season for...

Vanilla Mint DIY Lip Balm With Free Printable Labels

Vanilla Mint DIY Lip Balm With Free Printable Labels

Soften and soothe your lips, using only simple ingredients, with this homemade vanilla mint lip balm recipe. Make sure you scroll to the bottom of this post to grab your FREE printable lip balm labels. 30 mile an hour winds. Falling temperatures. Chance for rain. That...

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