Keeping chickens during the winter time can be tricky business. Do they need lights and extra heat? Some people do supplement their chickens with these things. We choose not to because we like to keep things as natural around our homestead as possible. I just like to look at it like this, if the pioneers […]
One of my favorite things about fall are all of the soups, stews, foods associated with cooler weather. I think they call them comfort foods. So today for lunch I made one of my favorite lentil soup recipes. Its quick, its easy, its healthy and its hearty. Oh, and its delicious too!
Our journey into the world of healthy eating began with my first pregnancy a few years ago. The moment that I needed to be responsible with the health of someone other than myself, I started to realize how unhealthy I was actually eating. This really changed the way that I looked at food. Over time […]
Homesteading is a big job and I’m a go big or go home kind of gal, but taking on too many things often leads to burn out or becoming overwhelmed. I’m a busy mama already, I don’t need anything which will lead to chaos. So, today I’m sharing a few of my lessons learned since […]
Why is it when we think about taking breaks or rest or relaxation, some of us feel guilty? Or some don’t find it necessary. In order to be productive we must take time to recharge and recoup. During a recent photo challenge that I put together on our Instagram page, one of the word prompts […]
There are several benefits of keeping a variety of fowl on the homestead. Aside from the obvious – receiving farm fresh eggs daily. As we have been growing our homestead a little over time, we have discovered many benefits with the animals that we have around here. Some are new to us of as this […]