Homesteading is hard work! Add a blog to that work and it can be extremely overwhelming. Without an amazing support system I don’t think I could do it. Read about my support system and tell me about yours! We all need a village to help us along!
When our pullets go rogue and decide that the neighborhood has better nesting spots than the cozy boxes we built them, we take 2 simple steps to bring them back home! Take a look at how we retrain our free range chickens to lay in the nesting boxes.
I have yet to find a better chocolate chip cookie! This has been our cookie for years. I promise your family will thank you for them!
The secret to this sweet applesauce is adding honey, rather than refined sugar. Try as a might, no matter how much I can there is never enough to last through the winter!
It’s always sad when our chickens slow down eggs production in the fall. If you run out, and might actually have to buy eggs from the store you can feel a bit defeated. But there are cons to adding lights to keep production up. Take a look if you’re on the fence about lights, and […]
When we started with chickens, we knew we wanted them for meat and eggs. We wanted them to breed and chose the heritage breed Buff Orpingtons, who are notoriously broody. But when my first lady decided she wanted chicks I was a nervous wreck! Ream more to find my pros and cons of broody hens […]