Wood Heat with our Outdoor Central Boiler CL6048

This video is all about our Central Boiler Classic (outdoor wood burner) Series CL6048. This unit heats our homestead, water heater and workshop… all with hot water, heated by wood! This video Includes how it works, tips and things we would have done differently.
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DIY – Chicken Coop Gravity PVC Feeder

There are many PVC chicken feeders out there.. what is unique about ours? It is simple and inexpensive and it works great! Initially we built a feeder with a Y at the bottom that feed both left and right- but it kept getting clogged. We found this design to work the best.   Step 1:...
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We got Baby Chicks Today!

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A Crazy Week on Our Homestead- FEB 2017, HomeStead Happenings

We had a crazy week on our homestead! Crazy weather which was in the 60s one day and melted all the snow and flooded our driveway and back to freezing and a snow day from school the day after. Jen starts building signs for our homestead store and much more !
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Amazing Night & Star TimeLapse Video!

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Google Sketchup to 3D design

In this episode we teach you how to use Google Sketchup to 3D design projects around your home or homestead. Google Sketchup is an amazing (and free) tool that can be used to help visualize and design. You can design homestead fencing a chicken coop, goat house and anything you can imagine. This tool helps...
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FIND a GREAT TOWN for your HOMESTEAD- Our Town, Montello WI

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Dollar Store Dumpster Diving HUGE HAUL! You won’t believe what they threw away!

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Valentines Day Homestead Style

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5 EASY Tips for Tree Cutting & Chainsaw-ery

We cut down a lot of trees to heat our homestead. We have a few processes, tips and insights that make cutting down trees and processing fire word easier. HomesteadHow is about a family of six who left the city to live and grow on 20 acres. We are rookies sharing our journey with you....
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Help Us Pick a HomeStead LOGO!

We are having a LOGO designed for our HomeStead, please let us know which logo you like best!
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DOLLAR STORE- DUMPSTER DIVING – JACKPOT!!

In this video Jen tries Dumpster Diving for the first time and gets a HUGE score in the first five minutes. See what she finds and how we use it to support our HomeStead…
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