Ducks are waterfowl birds. By the very name, you would understand that they NEED water. They crave water. They love water. Keeping a flock of ducks happy with swimming is fairly easy. Some put out a plastic kiddie pool, and some have special ponds for their ducks. But, do ducks really need a pool or […]
Are you wondering how to get started with goats on your homestead? Well, you’re not the only one – after chickens, goats are the fastest growing livestock animal in the US today. They’re becoming very popular on homesteads because they’re easy to care for and useful. They don’t require pastures, are easily handled and housed, […]
Mmmmmm….over ice cream, drizzled on pancakes or waffles, mixed in milk for a special treat…who can resist chocolate syrup?
Adding ducks to our homestead was a natural step after chickens. Well, at least to us it was. We wanted some personality, some different meat and a variety of eggs in case we decided to sell them. It was mind boggling to us how different they were in the beginning, and how fun they are […]
Learning to live a less trash or even a trash free lifestyle isn’t hard. It just requires a different approach to your thinking. You may have to step out of your comfort zone at times to rebuild those relationships that our current disposal lives have torn down. For example, I used to to the big […]
We were wonderfully created, and we have sweat glands for a reason. Our bodies get rid of toxins through our sweat as well as regulate core temperature. So, why do we add products that block this from happening? Add to this the fact that we absorb whatever is put on our skin, and the idea […]