Category Archives: Homesteading

Happens Today…

What’s happening around your neck of the woods today? (Ignore the dates on the pics…apparently there is an issue ~’oh Oak Tree, fitz the camera pweease.)¬† Here we are having working/resting day….that’s sounds strange. ūüôā A nasty, sicko child resting … Continue reading

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Do you see what I see?

I walk around this little piece of property that I call my homestead and this is what I see: My Bleeding Heart.¬† I think it gets larger and larger each year.¬† It has been here since we purchased the property … Continue reading

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Wool Dryer Balls

I have thought about these, researched these (including how to make them), and have dreamed about (I know, I am weird ~ I own it) the money saving aspect of these.¬† What exactly are these: Wool Dryer Balls! Can I … Continue reading

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Baseboard vents…a cleaning nightmare?

Since we bought our house nearly eight years ago, I have battled with how to clean those itty, bitty, teeny, tiny fins of the baseboard heater.¬† They collect So. Much. Dust! Now, don’t get me wrong, I love how well … Continue reading

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Chicken Run…

and not the movie! Last weekend (okay, so it started last Friday) the kiddos and I went to the store and bought the fixens for building a chicken run.¬† Yes, that glorious outdoors arena that the chickens in all their … Continue reading

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Chicken update…

It’s a broody world here.¬† I think I have “advanced” chickens.¬† LOL¬† My babies (read that as my first two chickens are only 9 months old and already my charming snarky rooster, Atticus, has started molting.¬† It is my understanding … Continue reading

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The “Village Idiot” strikes again…

Sometimes I think my son’s dog’s mission is to increase my patience level. Look ~ doesn’t he just look all sweet and cuddly there in my son’s lap?¬† I see the mischievousness in his eyes because I know it’s there, … Continue reading

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Is this Molt, that I’m seeing…

Okay, for some strange reason I have an old 80’s song in my head with this post.¬† Remember the song, “Is this love” by Whitesnake?¬† Yah, that is the tune that pops in my head when I think about molting…I … Continue reading

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I agree completely…

I am not the #1 fan of technology, not by any stretch of the imagination.¬† I prefer a paper, bound book over an electronic one any day.¬† Yet, I understand why electronic is becoming a necessary “evil”.¬† In my case, … Continue reading

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Chicken Management Binder…

I am so excited to share this with all of you!¬† It is the completion of my Chicken Management Binder!¬† I know, lame right?¬† Wait, ducks are lame…or are they?¬† They are kinda cute…and tasty.¬† But hold on one cluck, … Continue reading

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