Is it just me,or is Pumpkin Spice EVERYTHING especially crazy this year? It seems that everywhere I look, there are products vying for my dollars with promises of that particular seasonal flavor. But I don’t need to wait for fall to enjoy that spicy-sweet blend…I can make it myself! Read on for some ideas of […]
Let’s be honest: finding things to be frustrated about on the homestead is NOT a hard task. It can be easy to focus on the sick chicken, broken fence, busted tractor, failing garden, or really, really headstrong goat and feel overwhelmed by the negative. However, there are just as many things that are beautiful as […]
Our first season with livestock has been full of learning, and our ducks have been some of our favorite bumbling, awkward, and endearing “teachers” to watch! The adventure with our Indian Runner Ducks and Cayuga Ducks is just beginning, but I hope that our “newbie homesteader” realizations about ducks can be a help to the […]
Let’s get these rabbits in a good home! In these two videos, Andrew shows you how to complete the build we began in part 1 (http://www.simplelifehomestead.com/blog/diy-mobile-rabbit-tractor-part-1-video ). We’re interested in raising our animals as close to nature as we can, and getting them in these tractors allows our rabbits 24/7 access to fresh greens, herbs, […]
In part three of our outdoor kitchen build, Andrew adds the base to what will eventually be the brick oven. Can you taste the wood-fired pizza yet? Or hear the crackling of the sourdough crust as it cools? Come along with this process and we can learn together!
We want our rabbits to grow up as naturally and healthy as possible, while still protecting them from predators. This rabbit tractor is our solution for giving them the best life we can, while benefiting from their wonderful manure! This video is part 1 of 2.