Top 100 Homestead Posts | HomeAcre Hop 4/9

There were 93 post submissions last week! Let's get that back over 100 next week! Each host features a different post each week (there are six of us) so you have a good chance at getting a feature. Please read through the rules before you link up! I post them just above the linky.

How to Make Thousand Island Dressing. Hop Feature found at www.PintSizeFarm.com

How to Make Thousand Island Dressing

The giveaway for a Laura Ingalls Wilder prize package is still going so make sure you enter if you have not already (ends April 24th). I also just added a giveaway for seeds and a book from Powerful Plants (ends April 14th). This week on Pint Size Farm I talked about…

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Powerful Plants Review: Interactive Seeds

It's time for a Powerful Plants review and a giveaway. I was sent a book, The Carrot Napping and four packages of kid friendly garden seeds by Powerful Plants. They have offered two reader giveaways! Both winners will receive the book, The Carrot Napping. One person will also win 36 packages of seeds and the other will win 12 packages of seeds.

Powerful Plants review. They strive to "edutain" children. Plus, enter a giveaway at www.PintSizeFarm.com

Powerful Plants review and a giveaway!

These seeds can be used by anybody (of course), but they are geared towards making gardening fun and educational for kids. Read on for the Powerful Plants review and giveaway! Powerful Plants, I want to win!

GMO vs Heirloom Seeds

GMO vs Heirloom seeds is one of the biggest controversies in farming right now. How much do you know about GMO vs heirloom seeds?

GMO vs Heirloom Seeds, does it matter to you? Find the facts at www.PintSizeFarm.com

GMO vs Heirloom Seeds, does it matter to you?

So for our look at GMO vs heirloom seeds, let's start out with the difference between open pollinated, heirloom and GMO (genetically modified organism). With all the garden terms out there right now (heirloom, hybrid, GMO, open pollinated, etc), it can sometimes seem like it is hard to keep up!

Find out about GMO vs Heirloom seeds

Clean a Mealworm Colony the Easiest Way

This weeks reader question is What is the easiest way to clean a mealworm colony? If you don't have a mealworm colony yet then click over to this post on how to start a mealworm colony. It goes into detail about the worms and how you can get started.

Learn to clean a mealworm colony - it is simple with these steps! Found at www.PintSizeFarm.com

Learn to clean a mealworm colony – it is simple with these steps!

When it comes to mealworm colony care, learning to clean a mealworm colony is one of the best things you can do. This method is really simple and will keep your mealworms healthy and happy. I have never gotten mealworm colony mites in my mealworm bins, so doing this regularly will keep you from having to deal with that. If you have mealworm colony mites then use these steps to get rid of them.

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Yard Sale Tips for Sellers

It's time to go over some yard sale tips for sellers. If you have been decluttering your house in the declutter challenge this year then you might be accumulating a large amount of… well, clutter that you need to get rid of! Each year I declutter and I am left with piles of stuff to get rid of. You can sell it on craigslist, ebay, or a consignment store, but ultimately many people choose to get rid of it by having a yard sale.

Great yard sale tips for sellers to declutter and make some extra cash. Found at www.PintSizeFarm.com

Use these yard sale tips for sellers to declutter and make some extra cash.

Yard sale season is coming up fast for most of the country. Yard sales are work, but if you have a lot to get rid of then it is a great way to declutter lots of things at one time. These yard sale tips for sellers will make sure you earn as much money as possible from your unwanted items.

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Homesteading Blog Hop | HomeAcre 4/2

There were 105 post submissions last week! I love when we make it over 100. Lots of great options for this weeks feature. Each host features a different post each week (there are six of us) so you have a good chance at getting a feature.

HomeAcre Hop Feature: Letting Go of Perfect, found at www.PintSizeFarm.com

HomeAcre Hop Feature: Letting Go of Perfect from Hip Homesteading

The giveaway for a Laura Ingalls Wilder prize package is still going so make sure you enter if you have not already (ends April 24th). I have two more giveaways going up this week so stay tuned. This week on Pint Size Farm I talked about…

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Homemade Laundry Detergent Recipe

As promised in the saving energy with a clothesline post, here is my homemade laundry detergent recipe.

The BEST homemade laundry detergent recipe plus tips, found at www.PintSizeFarm.com

The BEST homemade laundry detergent recipe.

There are lots of ideas out there for a great homemade laundry detergent recipe (and I have tried what seems like all of them). I wasn't thrilled with liquid, many powders were hard to make (not the one I use now) and I never felt like you really put enough soap in the load. I was cloth diapers and hubby works at a zoo so I needed CLEAN clothes. After much trial and error I found my perfect homemade laundry detergent recipe.

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