We’ve made great strides in turning our new home into a farm in recent weeks. While we won’t be moving up until May, the stalls and coops for the animals all have to be complete before we can transition.
Learn how easy it is to build an old fashioned fence and wire stretcher! This functional and essential homestead task does not have to be complicated or break the bank!
Before we start I’d like to thank The Rain Barrel Depot for sending me two of these kits! Gene has been so helpful and has answered every question I had and even tried to help me find some free barrels!
It’s springtime here in the Midwest and I can hear the chirping of frogs from dusk to dawn. I can hear high-pitched chirps and deeper tweets like a bunch of invisible birds. My parents have a nice little pond a group of frogs has made a home in. I don’t live near much water at […]
Our adventures in tiny house building continue, as we (finally!) installed a mudroom tile floor for only $20.
As our family builds a 350 square foot off-grid home, we have to make many decisions about building materials. Out of the many ways to insulate one’s home, we decided to go with a green material, blown cellulose. Get an inside view of the process!