This farming thing isn’t always glamorous. As I’ve mentioned before, our focus right now is on fixing and setting up the barn, so that we can bring our chickens and geese with us when we move in April or May. Tent living is fine with us, but these animals need a good shelter.
We purchased and moved to five acres of land in Idaho in September of 2015 and needed to do something to protect ourselves for our first winter. Instead of running down to Home Depot to buy the materials necessary to building a cabin, we got creative and were able to build our cabin for just […]
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 […]