October 9, 2017 Community News from My Homestead Life

Published: Mon, 10/09/17

My Homestead Life Community News

We're happier than a frog in a forest full of flies that you're here.
Thank you kindly for being a loyal email subscriber and Community Member.

Our Story- If you are new to My Homestead Life Community and would like to follow our journey, you can read past MHL Newsletters by clicking here.  

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It looks like most of the gardening rule books are out the window here this season. But if you are experiencing 'normal' weather, then now is the time to plant garlic and your winter greens. 
Since we still have Summer weather, I'm going to wait a bit. 

In other news, we have some pretty exciting irons in the fire that involve You!!!

#1- My Homestead Life Community Cookbook. 

We invite You to be a part of My Homestead Life Community Cookbook!
Recipes from all over the world, from all different kitchens and homesteads, collected in this Community Cookbook by You and for You. 

If you would like to be a part of this amazing project and submit a recipe, please click on this link to read the guidelines.

All recipes must be submitted by November 12, 2017 so we can publish the book in time for the holidays.

#2- Community Group

We have started two amazing Community Groups on Facebook. 
The main group is Old Paths To New Homesteading & Self-Reliant Living. 

And the NEW Sub-Group is Old Paths To New Homesteading & Self-Reliant Living: Fiber & Thread. 

At Fiber & Thread we share ideas, information, questions and more about:

-Old Fashioned & Traditional Clothing
- Sewing
- Knitting
- Crocheting
- Raising Fiber Animals
- Dying Fibers
- Weaving
- Spinning

Come and be a part of our community, we would love to have you!

If you would like to purchase some of our homemade treasures and artisan gifts, please visit our store MHL
We greatly appreciate your patronage. 

View our Artisan gifts by clicking here http://myhomesteadlife.com/shop/

Southern' Sayin' Of The Week:

" Don't ya know ya can't have a steak on a bologna budget? "

Do you have a Southern Sayin to share?

Our goal is to invite you to join us from conception to completion and form a Community of like-minded people to share this adventure with.  
Amber B
May your gardens be green and your land be fertile 

From Our Homestead to Yours,
Amber B
Old Fashioned Cold Processed Lard Soap
This recipe is from a friend of mine, Sam Crandall. Sam and his family are good, salt-of-the-earth people and like to do things the old way.
Sam shares his family recipe of Old Fashioned Cold Processed Lard Soap- Like Grandma Used To Make. No frills- just good soap.
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How to Plant Garlic In 3 Easy Steps

Do you love garlic? Learn how to plant garlic in 3 easy steps.  You can grow your own garlic with little to no effort in a very small space or in a couple of acres.

See the post here
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This is one of those taboo subjects that no one likes to talk about but sooner or later everyone will have to deal with it. Deaths, Funerals, and Burials.
Whether you are planning for the future or have lost a loved one, you should read this article.
I will share how to save on funeral cost with a Homestead Funeral.

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