As Christmas is fast approaching we are busy preparing gifts for our loved ones. This year we are making quite a few gifts to share with our children and family. One quick and easy gift we like to share around the holidays are hard lotion bars. These hard lotion bars can be made quickly in […]
To prevent predator loss we no longer let our birds free range, and we have been looking for new ideas to get our birds some fresh greens. It was the perfect time to try this feeding experiment. Using leftover materials from around the homestead we have set up this simple ‘salad bar’ for our ducks […]
Do you want to learn how to turn old rusted wire into beautiful garden art? If you have access to fields that use to contain cattle then you may have an abundance of barbed wire. Our fields are all lined with rows of it, long since fallen into disrepair and taken over by the ground […]
If you’ve ever been curious about what happens on a homestead, know that today’s homesteaders aren’t all about cows and large acreages. Today more and more people from all walks of life are looking for a more self-sufficient life, these are your modern homesteaders. Check out this article to start your homesteading journey, whether you […]
Ever thought about adding ducks to your backyard homestead? This article goes over the benefits of having ducks in your backyard. Whether you want to raise your own meat, need pest control or are looking for an alternative to chicken eggs, ducks can do it all.
Homesteaders know how busy a day can get, for a homesteader with an infant a quick job can easily double in time. In this post we discuss the benefits of babywearing to get things done around the homestead.