In this homesteading, natural living, real food life, we are all about growing our own food. We choose to pasture raise livestock for our meats and dairy. Like many others, we believe that this is the healthiest option for our family. This is part of why we started farming in the first place.
I grew up making homemade pecan pie with my mom every Thanksgiving and Christmas. It was by far my favorite holiday treat. When we started eating healthier and avoiding things like corn syrup, I sadly gave up my beloved pecan pie. Don’t worry about me too much, I still had apple pie, pumpkin pie, all […]
I’m fascinated with growing unique and unusual things in my garden. I love it even more if they happen to be beautiful. The first time I saw a picture of Glass gem Corn, I knew it had to go in my garden asap. The picture intrigued me so much that I immediately began to research […]
We’ve been homesteading for about 6 years now and boy, there’s a lot of lessons we have learned from homesteading. It is a continual process of learning through trial and error. You never stop learning or improving on what you’re doing. That’s part of the beauty of it all. The homesteading lifestyle is easy to […]
The desire to start homesteading is so wonderful. At the same time it can be completely overwhelming. It can be hard to know when to start or even how to start. I have compiled a list of my top 9 tips for getting started homesteading. I hope they will help and encourage you on your […]
I love cooking in cast iron. I also love bacon. Put them together and….. perfection! Using a cast iron skillet to cook bacon seems to make the bacon just right. It also serves to season the cast iron pan. Its a win-win situation. A lot of people seem to be a little intimidated by cast […]