The (mis)Adventures of a Homesteadin' Mama

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

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…

Henny & Roo Subscription Box Review (and Giveaway!)

You might have seen those boxes you can subscribe to for your dog, meals or beauty products. Well now there is a box just for use crazy chicken (poultry) people! It’s called Henny & Roo and I was recently asked to take a look at…

“Christmas in November” Giveaway

I am so excited to team up with Mary from Mary’s Heirloom Seeds to celebrate her reaching 7,000 likes on Facebook! In honor of this milestone, she is THRILLED to sponsor another Giveaway for Mary’s Heirloom Seeds. This is their largest giveaway opportunity yet. You…

Five Uses for an Invisible Fence on the Homestead

If you have pet dogs, you may be faced with a variety of extra challenges on your homestead. Perhaps your dogs enjoy “helping” you garden by digging up everything in sight, or maybe they enjoy “exercising” your chickens by chasing them around the coop. Whatever…

Organic, Heirloom, Non-GMO Seed Giveaway From Mary’s Heirloom Seeds

One of the great things about blogging, it the amazing folks you meet…. Like Mary over at Mary’s Heirloom Seeds. I am so excited she asked me to be a part of this giveaway! She wants to start your 2015 garden right!!!   How does your…

Chickens! Illustrated Chicken Breeds A to Z (Book Review and Giveaway)

I was delighted recently to receive a copy of Chickens! Illustrated Chicken Breeds A to Z from the author, Sarah Rosedahl. As soon as I took it out of the package, the oldest country kid was all over me. Why? Because the art work on…

Mary’s Birthday Celebration Giveaway! 9/12

Welcome to Mary’s Birthday Celebration Giveaway!   I’m participating in a HUGE bash to celebrate Mary’s Birthday and YOU  get a chance to win one of 3 prizes from Mary’s Heirloom Seeds. That’s “Auntie Mary” on the right! 2 Winners will receive an assortment of…

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Homemade From Timber Creek Farm

PROUD participent in the Wonder Mill Gain Mill Wagon Challenge

I rode the Grain Mill Wagon

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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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