Many farmers, ranchers and homesteaders are getting a surprise in their mail at this time of year. The United States Department of Agriculture has started sending out the 2017 Census of Agriculture. Sadly, in a world filled with so many scams attempting to gain your information for nefarious reasons and a distrust of the government, […]
We all do our best to make our homesteads safe and secure spaces for ourselves and our families, but despite our best efforts there are some hidden dangers that lurk in our homes beneath our notice and we’re often not aware of them until it’s too late.
Who doesn’t like giving their dogs treats, amIright? I can feel the gratitude from my dogs when they receive a treat – but all three of our dogs have struggled with weight gain after spay and neuter, and controlling what they eat is important to me. These guys are part of the family and we […]
Wow, I can hardly believe 2017 is just about over. Is it just me or is time going like, super fast? I hear that happens as you grow older, but it’s a little surreal when you start experiencing it. 2017 was kind of a crazy year for our family. We started the year with no […]
Some ideas for gifts to give to homesteaders and beekeepers.
Have you ever found yourself in a homesteading slump? Maybe it seems as though everything you go to do is an epic fail, maybe you’ve lost your favorite animal, maybe you’re frustrated with your current situation or location, maybe life has kicked your tail and you just can’t find any motivation, maybe you are dreaming […]