What a week! Mother Nature is back to her bipolar ways. We started the week pushing into the 90’s and ended with temps in the
I will be the first to admit that like other kids in his generation, the oldest country kid has a desire to be a screen
Today is your chance to get up close and personal with one of the biggest characters that lives on our homestead, Mr. Bill. He has
The weather finally broke! I was dying in those 90+ degree days last week. It is amazing what a 10 – 15 degree difference makes!
Summer is here and the heat is on. Chickens do not do well in heat! In fact, heat can be downright dangerous for your chickens.
This week’s Critter Spotlight goes to our oldest homestead kitty, Nate. At the time we got him, we were not thinking about his role in
It was the first official full week of summer vacation around here and the country kids have been having a blast! My goal this summer
When you are a homesteader, you learn to roll with the punches. Oh sure, you try your best to plan, but nature has a way
Part of the fun of homesteading is getting to spend time with the critters we care for. This week on our first ever Critter Spotlight,
We have wrapped up homeschooling for the year!!! The oldest country kid is happy, but the words “I’m bored” are already starting. Ugh. Time to
First time chicken keepers may be a little startled the first time they see one of their birds in the act of dust bathing. Why?
Whenever we have bananas that get too ripe, everyone at our house starts begging for banana bread. Now, don’t get me wrong, I love banana
Our garden is in and growing like gangbusters! The potatoes are going wild. I am so excited to see what kind of harvest we will
I know a few of you are thinking “why would you want to build a bee condo!?!?” Well, because if you garden, plants need to
We had a battle for our porch this week as some raccoons decided we were their new hang out spot. While slightly cute, they got