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...
How to Make Easy-Peel Hard Boiled Eggs

How to Make Easy-Peel Hard Boiled Eggs

Sometimes I wonder if I have magic chickens…. I see a lot of people who struggle with peeling their farm fresh hard boiled eggs. The first several times I heard from people struggling, I though that it was just a fluke.  Then I realized that there is apparently a...
Ten Reasons Why Weeds Are Not the Enemy

Ten Reasons Why Weeds Are Not the Enemy

I feel like I have become a weed evangelist lately!  No, it’s not like that… 😉  “Weeds” as in the all-natural, annoying-as-heck plants that you just can’t seem to get rid of. Yep, those weeds! I grew up in a home where every weed that dared to poke it’s head through...
How to Make a DIY Farmhouse Style Chick Brooder

How to Make a DIY Farmhouse Style Chick Brooder

Do you ever wonder if you have become a crazy chicken person? A great test is to ask yourself “Am I creating custom furniture for my chickens based on their needs and comfort?”.  If the answer is “yes”, then congratulations and welcome to the club!  We don’t have a...
Free, Printable To Do Lists for the Homesteader

Free, Printable To Do Lists for the Homesteader

I’m always working on about 72,456 projects at once. Sometimes, I’ll even finish one of them! There’s no denying that building a homestead is a big job, whether you have a 1/4 acre or 200 acres! There are always a million things to get done. I sometimes even...