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Successful Homesteading, Issue # 16, Summer is Coming. Are You Ready?
May 17, 2009

Issue #016, May 17, 2009. In This Issue...

--Strut Your Stuff on Organic Gardening and Homestead and win the chance for a free ebook!

--A reader asks about raising layers in the winter.

--An urban homesteading success story!

--Simple living savings tips.

--My favorite mixer.

--How to stop "killer bees".

Lots of great information and inspiration here, so read on!

Yes! You Can Build a Chicken Tractor

If you’ve ever thought of keeping free range chickens in a chicken tractor, this book is for you! In addition to providing full plans and giving you step by step instructions on how to build your own chicken tractor, this handy guide gives tons of great tips, including great sources of free wood, how to recover your costs by selling chicks, chicken care and egg recipes. All for the great low price of $12.95.

Or save money and the environment by purchasing the e-book at the ridiculously low price of $7.95! Click here to learn more.

What's New at Organic Gardening and Homesteading!

Here's Your Chance to Strut Your Homesteading Stuff!

I've just come out with a new section on Organic Gardening and Homesteading that will give you the chance to shine as well as earn a chance to win a free e-book!

Are you keeping chickens successfully? Growing a fantastic organic garden? Have an awesome casserole recipe you'd love to share? Don't be shy about telling others; other aspiring self reliant souls will be inspired by your success. Tell us about it on My Homesteading Story and help others as they work toward self sufficiency!

Plus, if I feel your story is beneficial to others, I'll put your name in a hat (my gardener's straw hat, natch) for a chance to win You Can Build a Chicken Tractor. Just imagine! The satisfaction of knowing you helped others and a great book for free! Click here to learn more.

Raising Layers in the Winter

A reader asks; can you keep chickens in a tractor during the harsh Minnesota winters? The answer is a resounding yes! Read on.

Urban Homesteading Success in Baton Rouge, Louisiana!

David, who lives near Baton Rouge, Louisiana provides us with proof positive that homesteading can be done virtually anywhere. His story is inspiring because it shows how doable homesteading truly is. Read David's urban homesteading success story here.

Simple Living Savings

Simple living savings is the only way you will ever save enough money for that acreage or get out of debt. Why? Because unless you can get your spending under control, you will always spend more than you make.

There are famous celebrities making millions who file for bankruptcy. So don't wait for that ship to come in to get out of debt. Start Now. Here are some tips.

My Favorite Mixer

A good mixer is essential to the homestead kitchen. Want to know what my favorite is? I've listed it here. Learn more.

How to Stop Killer Bees

The spread of Africanized honey bees or "killer bees" has some people alarmed, but homesteaders - even urban homesteaders - can be an important part of the solution to these "killer bees". Learn how.

And as always, happy homesteading!

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