I’ve been searching for some all natural ways to get rid of ants for a while now. We have a lot of fire ants down here in Georgia as well as many other kinds of ants. These buggers keep showing up in our home, in the chicken pen, in the dog’s food, and in our […]
Most homesteaders are awesome project managers – but even then, sometimes there are more chores and plans than there are hours in a day. We learned this as we were setting up our own homestead… And that’s also when we heard of an amazing way to get help: work exchange volunteers. Many websites allow you […]
As homesteaders and homemakers, we face difficulties every day of our lives. It’s absolutely normal to get discouraged and want to walk away. If we didn’t, we wouldn’t be human. But we can use that discouragement we feel to grow closer to the Lord and allow Him to be glorified through our struggles.
As a medium scale farming family, it has been a privilege to take a small bit of acreage and grow produce just for the purpose of having local, organic food available to the locals and tourists. The marketing and selling of this set-aside portion has been completely different than how we sell our other goods, […]
There is nothing worse than adding an egg to a bowl of ingredients only to found out that the egg was bad. Try these 3 ways to check those eggs for freshness before you add them to a recipe.
While lots of hot weather is wonderful for our food gardens, sometimes it’s just a little much for us personally to bear! We try and get our outside work done in the early mornings or the late evenings, when it’s much cooler outside. High daytime temperatures can leave us (and our kids) tired and cranky. […]