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GMO or Hybrid: What’s the difference?

GMO or Hybrid: What’s the difference?

Let's talk seeds! Do you know the difference between a GMO and a hybrid? Lately, I've seen a lot of discussion about seeds, especially pertaining to what a GMO is and if it's the same thing as a hybrid. Frankly, I'm glad to see this discussion happening!  It's...

Be Prepared! What to Stock in a Chicken First Aid Kit

Be Prepared! What to Stock in a Chicken First Aid Kit

Assembling a chicken first aid kit will allow you to be more prepared and take better care of your flock when an accident or injury happens. ** I may receive a commission at no additional cost to you from purchases made through links in this article. Full Disclosure...

Be Prepared! How to Assemble a Goat Kidding Supply Kit

Be Prepared! How to Assemble a Goat Kidding Supply Kit

Goat kids on the way? Get ready for kidding season by stocking a goat kidding kit! ** I may receive a commission at no additional cost to you from purchases made through links in this article. Full Disclosure Link ** Kidding season is one of the most exciting and...

My Top Three Picks for High-Quality, Non-GMO Heirloom Seeds

My Top Three Picks for High-Quality, Non-GMO Heirloom Seeds

Wondering where to order seeds for your garden? Get the scoop on my three favorite companies for high-quality, non-GMO heirloom seeds! ** I may receive a commission at no additional cost to you from purchases made through links in this article. Full Disclosure Link **...

Four Tips for Planning Your Best Garden Yet!

Four Tips for Planning Your Best Garden Yet!

I've been guilty (a time or two!) of racing head-first into the nursery and buying every plant in sight, only to get home and wonder what the heck I just did.  Gardening can be so exciting that it's easy to lose focus! Have you ever ended up at the end of gardening...

Six Things You Need to Know Before Planting Your First Garden

Six Things You Need to Know Before Planting Your First Garden

You’ve decided to start growing your own food — congratulations! Planting a garden is a huge step towards improving your health and lifestyle. Before you start digging in, there are a couple things you need to know that will help your first garden be a successful...

How to Make Fire Cider: A Super-Tonic for Cold & Flu Season!

How to Make Fire Cider: A Super-Tonic for Cold & Flu Season!

Fire cider is a powerful immune-boosting super tonic that can be easily made by infusing apple cider vinegar! Keep it on hand for colds, flus and other times when your immune system needs extra support! When I tell people about fire cider, I’m pretty sure they think...

How to Make Dried Herb Soap with Mint, Chamomile & Rosemary

How to Make Dried Herb Soap with Mint, Chamomile & Rosemary

I’m working up my courage to make lye-based goat milk soaps.  In the meantime, while my freezer overflows with bags and jars of frozen goat milk, I decided to try my hand at melt-n-pour soaps instead. You know, playin’ it safe! 😉  The melt-n-pour soap was soooo...

How to Make Apple Cider Vinegar

How to Make Apple Cider Vinegar

Apple season is just starting to come to a close here in the Northwest. It's one of my favorite times of year - there is something so magical and exciting about harvesting basketfuls of beautiful apples.  I’m very happy that our new home has a mature apple tree that...

How to Stock and Store First Aid Kits for Homestead Animals

How to Stock and Store First Aid Kits for Homestead Animals

Having a well-stocked first aid kit is a vital part of owning animals on a homestead. Learn how we stock our kits and why we use buckets to store our supplies! Why it’s important to stock your animal first aid kits before you need them: An essential part of caring for...

Valentines for Gardeners & Homesteaders

Valentines for Gardeners & Homesteaders

These free, printable Valentine's Day cards are a perfect way to show your love for that special homesteader or gardener in your life! Sometimes, between all the chores and craziness of homesteading and gardening, you’ve just gotta have a little fun! And Valentine's...

How to Prepare your Homestead for Winter

How to Prepare your Homestead for Winter

Ready or not, fall is here and winter isn't too far behind! It's the perfect time to prepare your homestead for the upcoming winter and changing weather. Here's the deal: winter is cold. I hate being cold. Like, I really hate it. But, winter does mean that I get a...

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