The (mis)Adventures of a Homesteadin' Mama

The knowledge, skills, and encouragement to homestead where you live. Down to earth and full of humor!

12 Skills That All Homesteaders Should Know

12 Skills That All Homesteaders Should Know

Homesteading is all about doing more for yourself and your family, and there are certain skills every homesteader should know. These basic but important skills will help you save money and give you peace of mind to tackle even more ideas and projects in the…

Take A Peek At Our Week Dec 31 – Jan 6

Take a peek at our week

New year, new (mis)adventures! Welcome to our new website. It’s all the great stuff you have come to love, but with more! As a family we agreed it was time to take this grand adventure to the next level with our very own site, so…

Mary’s Heirloom Seeds Giveaway

We have partnered with Mary’s Heirloom Seeds, which is a “mom and pop” small business created out of a desire to help people become more sustainable and self-sufficient. Their customers know that they are always a simple phone call or email away. Mary’s Heirloom Seeds currently offer…

Take a Peek at Our Week December 24 – 30

Week two of having everyone in the family home on vacation and school break is thankfully coming to an end. We have had SO much snow and the temps have been in the negative digits, so we have all been cooped up together and it…

Keep Eggs From Freezing (And what to do with them if they do!)

how to keep eggs from freezing

Eggs become more valuable in the winter as production slows down due to shorter days. With fewer eggs in your nest box, you don’t want any to go to waste. But with many of us leading busy lives, frozen eggs can happen by the time…

Take a Peek at Our Week December 10 – 16

The cold weather and snow have finally hit the homestead this week. In fact the country kids got their first snow day too! I am trying really hard to get into the Christmas spirit, because, well, I’m running out of time till Christmas! While the…

Buy Tasty Worms!

Because your flock deserves the best!

Join The Seeds of the Month Club

Fermentation Made Easy!!

Homemade From Timber Creek Farm

PROUD participent in the Wonder Mill Gain Mill Wagon Challenge

I rode the Grain Mill Wagon

Have you read the latest…..


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On a 1/4 acre in a small town lives a slightly deranged woman who never thought she would be a Farm Girl again, then her son asked for a chicken! Welcome to my (mis)Adventures! My name is Mindie and I'm glad you're here!

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