…and then there was that time we brought home our feeder pigs and they got scared and ran right out the barn door that we’d forgotten to close. Oh, sure. It’s funny now. Read the story of how we finally caught up with them.
When folks find out that we raise (and process) our own meat here at the farm, there’s one thing they want to know more than the “how-to” or the “why”—it’s the “how can you do it? Doesn’t it make you sad?” There are many things to be learned on a farm. One of the things […]
Looking for a simple cake that’s easy to make and has a light taste? Try fruit cocktail cake – one of my favorite recipes passed down from my grandma. Mmmm, memories. Best served with cream poured over the top…but that can be our secret. 😉
Let’s be honest—homesteading is a ton of work. Right? And when you’re trying to homestead AND do a million other real life things….whew! How does one get it all done? I’m a homesteader, a homeschooling mom, and an author. My plate is pretty full. We’ve been on our farm for five years, and I’ve figured […]
The year 1918 is proudly displayed on the front of our big red barn, because that is the year the barn was built. But our big red barn was not actually *on* our farm until 1949. Confused? If you can believe it, the barn was moved here in one piece on the back of a […]
There are several reasons that might cause you to fence your garden; reasons like chickens, rabbits, deer, or kids. Or maybe you just like the way a fenced garden looks. Regardless of the reason for the fencing, if you want to get into that fenced garden, you’re going to need a gate. Gates are not […]