Even little projects can make life easier or better on the homestead. A couple of recent projects included putting in quick pedestrian bridges over some drainage ditches we have to cross regularly. Using recycled, repurposed, and (mostly) free wooden pallets, we were able to meet a lot of needs at once. Better access for walking […]
This is part one in a series on “Hewing”. In the video, he shows you all the basics of hewing. Very informative and easy to follow!
If you have any pets or farm animals, you’ve probably thrown away a ton of feed bags. Each time you’ve done this, maybe you’ve wondered: Is there something better I could do with this? Well in fact, there is! Feed sacks are made from wonderfully durable material and with just a little imagination, you can […]
We’re well into our homestead barn conversion, and have been learning so much as we go! We’re novice builders, but are doing this whole thing ourselves–the good, the bad, and the ugly. Check out some of the lessons we’ve learned about pinching pennies, thinking creatively, and maintaining sanity.
You know that awkward moment when you’re decorating for Christmas and you realize… Your 2 year-old’s stocking says “Baby’s First Christmas” and you don’t have one for your infant? No, eh…. Just me. Well it happened, and what’s a girl to do on short notice? Make quick and easy no-sew stockings! Here is a great […]
We live on a farm/homestead and my husband and teenage son do all the feeding and watering of all our farm animals; tend the garden; and take care of the property. They track in things all day and all night long. I can vacuum a few times a day but the carpets still smell. As […]