Earlier this week, I made a big change to our home. I woke up feeling inspired or maybe had a revelation of some sort. Whatever it was, I felt the call to act on it right away. We have been working towards this for a little while but are now fully transitioning to Montessori learning […]
I recently stumbled across the Abundant Permaculture website and watched a couple of Justin’s videos. That’s when I had my aha moment. Why am I working so hard to fight nature? I struggle with trying to get my morning chores completed while trying to improve our coop to accommodate our recent additions to the homestead, […]
Predators are a real problem around our homestead. Until recently, we allowed our flock to free range, but can no longer do so safely. Here’s what our current plans are for protecting our flock.
It’s that time of year again. The time when it seems like many people are getting sick. We try to maintain health year round with healthy eating, supplementing, sipping on bone broth or using various essential oils, but viruses can still make their way into the most prepared homes. When this happens, we like to […]
Nearly every week, I have a batch of bone broth simmering so that I can sip on it throughout the week ahead. (I plan to make this my new weekend routine because it just works so well to have it simmering over the weekend.) In the past, this was a regular routine for many households […]
Goats are different from other types of livestock. They are browsers while cattle are grazers. Goats naturally love to eat and clear up weeds and brush before they eat grass. This makes a huge difference in saving time and money when it comes to running things around our homestead. The goats clear up brush that […]