Want to see what a homesteader’s Christmas looks like? Well, I’ve rounded up all my best work from Christmas this year so you can have a quick guide and some ideas for your own holiday.
The Ultimate Homesteader’s Christmas Roundup of 2015
Christmas, oh Christmas! The time of giving, decorating, baking, sharing, and so much more. I just love the holiday cheer and good vibes all around. That’s why when it’s this time of the year, I’m really as busy as a bee. I’ve done our home decorations, the holiday food, gifts and merry-making. If you want to see what kept me busy this year, then continue scrolling on.
Potpourri, candles and many more. Make your home smell like the holidays with these DIY ideas. Read more about them here.
Decorate your tree the natural way with some DIY garlands and ornaments. See them here.
Ever considered decorating your homestead with pine tree sprig? If your Christmas tree isn’t enough, then these pine tree sprig decorations may just do the trick.
If you’re not into pine tree sprigs, why not pine cones instead.
Your tree still lacking some ornaments, here are some you can DIY.
Take a trip to the Dollar Tree and save some money with these cool ideas.
Don’t have a White Christmas? Whether you do or don’t these adorable snowmen will be perfect for your homestead.
If you don’t want to buy stockings, then make your own. Get some choices here.
Since you made some homemade stockings, match them with these DIY stuffers.
It’s not Christmas if you’re not wearing an ugly Christmas sweater you made yourself.
Now that you’ve got your decorations up and the house homey, let’s talk food!
If you’ve seen what the Pioneer Woman can do, I’m sure you’d love to try out some of her Christmas recipes.
Warm up your Christmas evening with these hearty soup recipes.
13. Christmas Turkey
Remember, turkey isn’t just for Thanksgiving, you can also serve it for your Christmas dinner. See how you can cook it here.
Take your yule log to the next level with these recipes and ideas.
Take your pick and bake a batch or choose as many as you want. Even Santa will love it. Choose here.
And while you’re at it, make some gingerbread houses too.
Oh! Bring us some figgy pudding!
18. Candy Cane Ideas
What can you possibly do with candy cane? Loads!
Make Christmas even more delightful by serving the family delicious to slightly naughty drinks. Get them here.
If you want to take your hot coco to the next level, just consult this infographic!
And with all the cooking you’ll be making, better stock up with these 11 pantry items!
I’m sure you have some fellow homesteader friends. Share the love by giving them these nifty gifts.
Make something special for your man this Christmas. I’m sure he’ll love any choice you make. Get them here.
And if he loves the outdoors, he’ll surely appreciate any one of these.
With all the gifts you’re giving, it will be hard to keep track which went to who. So this will be a great idea to start.
26. And while we’re on the idea of gift giving, take the pledge!
You’re almost ready for Christmas! Catch up on some light reading and find out the History of Santa’s Reindeer. It will be a great thing to share on your Christmas dinner!
28. Christmas Quiz
And since we’re having fun, why not take it a notch higher and find out what snack you should leave out for Santa?
And to expand your Christmas knowledge, here are 7 weird facts you may not know about from Good Mythical Morning:
And that’s how a homesteader celebrates Christmas! What do you think? Share your thoughts below in the comments! 🙂