You know you want animals on your homestead, but what do you need to know and where is the right place to start from. Here are the lessons we’ve learned so you can have the pet or livestock of your dreams.
Summer is a season for watermelon, swimming, outdoor fun, and fireworks. Fireworks are part of many summertime celebrations, but if precautions are not taken, fireworks can be a dangerous activity. One of my aunts was seriously injured by an errant firework blast when she was a little girl. To this day, she still carries a […]
Flea season is upon us and for many pet owners, the very thought of this is enough to make us itch. The milder winters that we have experienced several years prior to this winter past, has helped the flea and insect population in general to grow, so battling fleas, sometimes even year ’round, has become […]
I have been using Apple Cider Vinegar for years. It is truly one of the most amazing liquids I know. Let me share with you the top 30 uses for Apple Cider Vinegar on your backyard homestead. Let’s be clear before we get started. Not all Apple Cider Vinegar (ACV) is created equal. If you’re […]
Coconut Oil. It’s like heaven in a jar. I use coconut oil for everything, not only for it’s healing properties, moisturizing abilities and healthy fats, but you have got to love that smell. I thought it would be fun to make a list of all of the uses for coconut oil. Some you may have […]
“Owners of dogs will have noticed that, if you provide them with food and water and shelter and affection, they will think you are God. Whereas owners of cats are compelled to realize that, if you provide them with food and water and shelter and affection, they draw the conclusion that they are gods.” ― […]