We’ve been homesteading for about 6 years now and boy, there’s a lot of lessons we have learned from homesteading. It is a continual process of learning through trial and error. You never stop learning or improving on what you’re doing. That’s part of the beauty of it all. The homesteading lifestyle is easy to […]
An article I wrote about how to protect your chickens from predators using an electric fence.
It is a great idea to feed your chickens and other farm animals pumpkins. The animals love them and pumpkins are a natural wormer.
Honestly, there a simply some moments that are more stunning than others here at HiBar Ranch, located at the base of the Smoky Mountains in East Tennessee. Sometimes, sitting on the rocking chair on the porch with a camera is all that is needed. This was one of those eves, as we watched the sun […]
Aromatherapy is very common and has been practiced for a very long time. Using aromatherapy goes much farther than simply making your bathroom smell like lavender. In this post I share some of the basics of aromatherapy and its practical applications on the homestead.
There comes a time when you need to help an animal give birth. Are you prepared for the mental tole that it can take to handle a complicated birth? It is stressful, and having faith is the only way to get by.