My husband and I have raised chickens for a few years now. Most people are curious about chickens and how difficult it is to raise them. Here’s 5 common chicken questions we’ve been asked over the years.
If you are a homesteader like me, you look at the ingredients on the back of the store bought fly sprays and wonder what you are spraying on your animal. I tried recipe after recipe until I settled on this homemade fly spray. It can be used on cows, goats or horses. Maybe other livestock […]
Bone broth is incredibly healthy, easy and inexpensive to make at home. Bone broth is made by boiling healthy animal bones with vegetables, herbs and spices. Bone broth is a powerful healthy tonic that our grandmother’s made to keep the family well.
Would you like to repel insects naturally? Peppermint essential oil can naturally repel bugs from your garden plants. Why? The scent is a turn off to bugs. This is a great way to keep your plants healthy without the use of pesticides or herbicides.
Here on the homestead, we like to bring the outside inside. Why? Because there are so many great benefits to nature. As I sit here and inhale the aroma of Arbortivae it reminds me of a fresh cut tree. Known as the “tree of life”, the Arborvitae tree is strong and disease resistant. Arborvitae essential […]
So, what’s all the egg hoopla? Is there really much difference in farm vs. store eggs? It seems so.