It’s been a battle of the wills! Me and my 22 against the sneaky underhanded skill and agility of a pack of coyotes that have been stocking and feasting on our farm animals. Poultry-Net-Electric-Fence come to my rescue! We have been homesteading for seven years now and in that time a wild pack of coyotes […]
You know it’s the weekend at our house when you smell bacon and hear the sizzle of homemade pancakes hitting the griddle. I’ve made more pancakes than any other breakfast food and have picked up a few tips along the way to make the perfect homestyle pancake just like Grandma made. Here are some of […]
On a cold winter day nothing hits the spot better than a cup of tea and a couple melt in your mouth Amish sugar cookies. Made with simple ingredients that you should have in your pantry these are one of my family’s favorite cookies.
Have you ever wondered what your purpose in life is, or what your life as a homesteader should look like? I remember when I first left my full-time corporate job I wandered aimlessly around our farm trying to find where I fit in. It took me a long time to realize God had a purpose […]
On a chilly winter day there is nothing as comforting as a simmering pot of ham and bean soup on the stove. A ham hock, dried beans, chopped vegetables, and a few seasonings make this homestyle comfort food one of my families favorites. As I visited our local Wingard’s Produce Market yesterday, I was drawn […]
When life makes a complete circle here on the farm …it’s time to make beef bone broth. Our freezer is once again full of grass-fed beef and with it always comes plenty of beef bones for beef broth. It’s one of the many staples I always like to have on hand. It’s easy to make […]