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Welcome to Lil’ Suburban Homestead where innovation and homesteading meet!  Every week we will bring to you the newest and most helpful articles to help you with creative D.I.Y. ideas, the best recipes using fresh organic food to what extent you can, ideas to help you live a more frugal lifestyle and so much more! Come join us on our journey with our beekeeping articles, chicken mama ramblings, and our fun loving lifestyle in Coastal, NC!

“If you have a home you’re a homesteader!”

 

moringa seed giveaway

Have you heard of the Moringa Seed? & Moringa Seed Giveaway!

  Good Morning everyone!  Today I am going to tell you about our Moringa Seed Giveaway!  Have you heard of the Moringa herb?  I hadn’t either but have I got a giveaway for all of you!  I am so glad I have heard of this seed now and you better believe I am getting some …

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Kat at Simply Living Simply

Interview with Kat at Simply Living Simply

Recently I had the opportunity to interview fellow Simple Saturdays Blog Hop Co-host and the Blog Owner of Simply Living Simply on my show as a guest and we had a fabulous time! It’s so nice when you have a guest and it’s truly like two friends chatting over a cup of coffee or tea! …

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Karen Lynn Goes To London

Karen Lynn Goes To London

Hello Readers! I am back from my trip to London and my brief hiatus and while I have missed all of you I had a fabulous time! I went on this trip with my Mother and since I have not traveled abroad before it did not disappoint. If anything I did not know what to …

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Simple Saturdays Blog Hop #33

Good Morning Everyone! So sorry I missed all of you last week but I am back from my hiatus and ready to see all of the great information and posts all of you will link up! Have a great Saturday everyone!   Welcome to Simple Saturdays Blog Hop This blog hop is brought to you by …

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From The Farm Blog Hop & 100 Items Pantry Challenge

It’s that time again…time to link up to the From The Farm Blog Hop! I have been busy canning, blogging, spending time with friends, and trying to get this suburban homestead a little bit more organized. Maybe that is why this weeks fave called out to me…..maybe…;)  Loading InLinkz … I can’t wait to share …

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Even Farm Girls Need Rest

Hi everyone!   I have had so much fun this summer participating in blog hops, giveaways, book reviews, podcasts and so much more! However I will be taking a brief hiatus this farm girl is tired from so much going on and as you know I believe rest is so important for our souls. I …

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interview with annie dodds coming up soon on the survival mom radio network

The Winner Of The Book Giveaway: A Widow’s Walk Off-Grid To Self Reliance by Author Annie Dodds

Good Morning everyone! I am so excited to announce the winner of this book giveaway and here is my interview on The Survival Mom Radio Network with Author Annie Dodds who wrote the book “A Widows Walk Off-Grid To Self Reliance: An inspiring, true story, of courage and determination” I know you will all love …

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from the farm cookbook

Garden Goodness Recipes – Join In Our From The Farm Cook Book!

Garden Goodness! It’s time for garden harvesting! So excited to share with all of you about our wonderful cook book! Let’s get cooking, shall we? We would love to see how YOU are using those garden goodies in your recipes! The From the Farm hosts are compiling a recipe ebook of our favorites, and you …

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Simple Saturdays Blog Hop #31

  Welcome to Simple Saturdays Blog Hop This blog hop is brought to you by a group of wonderful co-hosts committed to the Simple way of Life and learning to be Self Reliant in all they do.  Simple Saturdays Blog Hop is a way for each of us to share the various ways we are learning to …

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From The Farm Blog Hop & Garlic, Mustard Pesto with Baby Spinach

Wow this week flew by way too fast and welcome to the From The Farm Blog Hop! Where did it go already? I think it’s all the canning we have been doing at our homestead! Well as always I am so excited to see what all of you are going to be linking up this …

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pickles

Secrets To Making Your Very Own Prized Pickles

We have been making pickles all week and my husband The Viking in my life have canning fever!  This week we have made Dill Pickles, Dill Sandwich slices, Relish, and Bread and Butter Pickles and today I begin my salsa and canned tomato adventures….I love the summer canning season it is so exciting and tiring …

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interview with annie dodds coming up soon on the survival mom radio network

Book Giveaway: A Widow’s Walk Off-Grid To Self Reliance by Author Annie Dodds

Good Morning everyone! I am so excited about this book giveaway and my interview that will be airing tomorrow on The Survival Mom Radio Network with Author Annie Dodds who wrote the book “A Widows Walk Off-Grid To Self Reliance: An inspiring, true story, of courage and determination”…not only that but Annie has offered to …

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all about the bees

All About The Bees

Hope everyone is having a wonderful summer! Last week my podcast was as my title on this blog post suggests “All About The Bees” to make it even better my husband The Viking in my life joined me and it was all Bee Talk for the entire podcast.  We had so much fun and he …

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Simple Saturdays #30

So glad you joined me this Saturday for the Simple Saturdays Blog Hop and I also hope you all had a wonderful 4th of July Holiday this week!   Welcome to Simple Saturdays Blog Hop This blog hop is brought to you by a group of wonderful co-hosts committed to the Simple way of Life and …

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karelian stew

From The Farm Blog Hop & Karelian Stew

Happy 4th of July and Happy Friday everyone! Thanks for stopping in to link up to the from the Farm Blog Hop! One of my favorite things about our From The Farm Blog Hop is that each week one of us hosts get to pick a favorite however it is also the most challenging part …

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so you wanna be a homesteader Lil' Suburban Homestead

So You Wanna’ Be A Homesteader? Advice & Inspiration From The Experts

Homesteading is not for the faint of heart whether you are an “Urban Farmer”, a “Suburban Homesteader” like me, on “Some Acreage” or completely “off-grid” it is a 24/7 way of life that is by no means glamorous but extremely rewarding.   It is a lifestyle that as I have researched and connected with fellow like-minded …

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Home Canning & Preserving Giveaway!

Home Canning And Preserving Giveaway We as a group decided to have another All American Pressure Canner Giveaway but we wanted to add one more item this time! You guessed it, we want some lucky winner to have both, one All American Presssure Canner AND one Ball Water Bath Canner! Who wouldn’t like to win …

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cabin donated to Mars Hill College in Mars Hill, North Carolina

Barn Love

Recently The Viking and I took a road trip and we spied lots of beautiful old barns and old structures and I think they resonate with my farm girl lovin’ lifestyle and I am sure they do for lots of us! It was so much fun and truthfully I’m not sure why we like old …

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