Category Archive: Homesteading

Karen Lynn and The Viking are Suburban Homesteaders and they love sharing their posts about beekeeping, canning, prepared pantry, and even making their own kombucha with all of you!

Apr 17

Local Focal Farm Feature: Lizzy Lou’s Farm

  Local Focal Farm Feature: Lizzy Lou’s Farm     I want people to know that we are a sustainable healthy farm.  We grow healthy food and part of our mission is to promote a healthy lifestyle.  Our farm works as a circle. You want to come visit a farm with us?  Our small farms …

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Mar 27

We Don’t Just Grow Vegetables & Spring Musings

We Don’t Just Grow Vegetables & Spring Musings Just a note: All of these flowers photographed are flowers that are on our Lil’ Suburban Homestead I so hope you enjoy them! Good Morning Everyone! Happy Easter and Happy Spring to all of my friends…I am so excited to spend time in the garden today and …

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Jul 06

Blue Crabs, Watermelon, Grilled Corn & Fireworks

blue crabs, watermelon, grilled corn & fireworks

Blue Crabs, Watermelon, Grilled Corn & Fireworks I want to wish all of you a wonderful Independence Day….well at least those of you who live in the USA. I know this will be after the fact since I took time to enjoy the weekend with family and friends. I want to share with all of …

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Jun 29

Summertime Dog Bath with Oatmeal, Rosemary and Coconut Oil

Summertime Dog Bath with Oatmeal, Rosemary and Coconut Oil Summertime is here and it’s that time when man or woman’s best friend gets covered in allergens and bug bites or whatever else they can pick up outside in the weeds or woods. Our dog is an indoor dog; he is always itchy in the summer. …

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Jun 21

10 Really Last Minute Fathers Day Gift Ideas

10 Really Last Minute Fathers Day Gift Ideas Happy Fathers Day to all you Dad’s out there! I wish you all a fabulous and awesome Sunday! We all have that man in our lives that we love and we want to honor but we don’t always know what to get…..either the huge toys like big …

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Jun 19

How To Throw A Hoedown On A Budget

How To Throw A Hoedown On A Budget Definiton of a hoedown by Google is “a social gathering at which lively folk dancing takes place.” We did not dance it was way too hot! We did however have amazing music! The moment we decided to throw our son’s graduation party the Viking  and I knew we …

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May 23

So Why Do I Call Him The Viking?

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So Why Do I Call Him The Viking? Yesterday in our Lil’ Suburban Homestead Facebook Group one of our friends on the journey with us asked me why I called my husband The Viking. I decided not to answer her directly in the group because there is kind of a story behind this and it’s …

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May 06

A Day at The Farm

A Day at The Farm I love all the images that the classic image of the American farm conjures up for me….red barns, John Deere Tractors, and lots of other country images like you find in Grit Magazine or From Scratch Magazine two of my faves! Many of you know that I work in education …

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Apr 01

Why We Love Small Space Homesteading In Suburbia

I am so excited to share that this post is part of the 30 Days of Homesteading Round Robin and I am so glad ya’ll are here for a visit! Why We Love Small Space Homesteading In Suburbia Hi I am Karen Lynn and if you are new to Lil’ Suburban Homestead well first of …

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Mar 09

Spring Cleaning On The Homestead

Spring Cleaning On The Homestead I wanted to get to planting this past weekend…….I’m seriously pining away for the smell of the earth and getting the seeds into the ground but it just wasn’t going to happen because The Viking was convinced we had to wait one more week and well he’s not usually wrong …

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