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Hello and Welcome to Experimental Homesteader!

I’m so glad you’re here!


My name is Sheri Ann Richerson – welcome to my blog, Experimental Homesteader where we talk about homesteading, prepping, livestock, dogs, cats, cooking, food preservation and crafting.

I also post the occasional  product review.

I am a multipotentialite so I have a wide range of interests – and this blog is a reflection of that.

Many of my posts tie into living on a small acreage farm.

I am avid gardener who also loves to cook and craft.

My focus is on natural and organic living.

Experimental Homesteader is the combination of 6 different blog topics –

I have come up with several recommended posts I think you will like.

They are the most popular posts in each category, so feel free to explore.

1.) Lifestyle

This topic covers what is happening on our homestead .

The slant is on an organic lifestyle.

Other topics include home remodeling, decorating, cleaning, fashion, beauty and toy reviews.

Popular Lifestyle Posts

HomeServe Repair Plans Are A Must For Emergency Home Electrical Repair

Living The Homestead Lifestyle

Live A Greener Life By Reducing Household Waste

The Ultimate Collection Of Green And Organic Living Tips

Rural And Urban Gardening Ideas For Homesteaders

The Essential Guide To A Completely Self-Sufficient Homestead

2.) Prepping

This topic is related to survival and emergency preparedness .

Popular Prepping Posts

7 Ways To Start On The Path To A Self Sustaining Homestead

Top Survival Tips And Strategies When Facing An Armed Shooter

Top 10 Survival Tips For Disasters

The Ultimate Guide To Emergency Survival And Preparedness

Tips For Prepping For Survival On A Budget

3.) Animal Husbandry

Here you learn about the different types of animals that live on our homestead which includes

Beauty the horse, fiber and dairy goats, Leicester Longwool sheep, poultry, dogs and cats.

I also cover topics related to animal care.

Popular Animal Husbandry Posts

Easy! Five Steps To Natural Dog Tooth Dental Care

Homestead Chicken Coop Tips

6 Things You Need To Know Before Raising Backyard Chickens

The Ultimate Guide To Keeping Chickens At Home

How To Care For Goats

4.) Crafty Creations

This is a unique crafting blog that covers natural crafting, essential oil distillation, natural perfume making, herbal preparations, homemade cleaners, spinning yarn and weaving.

You will also find paper crafting, Cricut and sewing/embroidery topics plus free printables, mostly Disney.

Popular Crafty Creations Posts

How To Make A Mini-Book Cricut Card

Easy Handmade Birthday Cards For Moms

How To Make Bath Bombs

Goat Milk Soap Recipes

Bar Soap Recipe

Handmade Gift Ideas For Year-Round Gift Giving

Creative Handmade Greeting Cards For All Occassions

5.) Elegant Cooking

This is the place to go if you love gourmet meals but need to learn how to cook them on a small budget.

Learn about edible flowers, cheese making, cooking with a solar oven, cast iron, wood stove cooking and more.

Popular Elegant Cooking Posts

What Can You Cook In A Cast Iron Dutch Oven?

Best Cast Iron Skillet Recipes

Delicious Cast Iron Pot Recipes Your Family Will Love

Instant Pot Recipes

The Ultimate Collection Of Sous Vide Recipes

The Ultimate Collection Of Best Ever Chicken Recipes

Delicious Strawberry Recipes

The Ultimate Guide To Goat Milk For The Modern Family

Delicious Dinner Ideas Your Family Is Sure To Love

Vegetarian Dinner Ideas

Tips For Cooking On A Wood Stove

6.) Food Preservation

Here are tips for stocking up, canning, freezing, dehydrating and root cellaring.

Popular Food Preservation Posts

Home Food Storage Guidelines

How To Start Freezing Goat Milk

Freezing Goats Meat

Strawberry Freezer Jam

How To Make Homemade Maraschino Cherries

10 Home Food Storage Solutions That Will Inspire You

Home Food Storage Solutions

The Ultimate List Of Home Canning Recipes

What Is The Best Method For Preserving Eggs? Find Out Now


All The Recipes From Elegant Cooking And Food Preservation

Free Downloads And Printables:

There is a mixture of items on the free downloads and printables page.

You are required to sign up for my email list, but if you are already on it, you will not get duplicate emails.

The free downloads include eBooks, eCourses, PDF’s, printables such as recipe cards and chalkboard mason jar labels as well as Disney Activity Sheets.

Learn More –

You can learn more about me (Sheri Ann Richerson) here as well as read my advice on blogging, making money online and find tech related product reviews.

For those of you who – like me – are avid gardeners, be sure to check out my gardening blog Exotic Gardening Thoughts.


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