Essential Supplies Needed to Raise Baby Chicks

Essential Supplies Needed to Raise Baby Chicks

You've decided to bring some baby chicks home! Congratulations, you will love the experience! It doesn't matter if you're in year one or year thirty of chicken keeping, collecting fresh eggs and watching your chickens roam will never get old. We're here to help you every step of the way. Here's all the essential supplies [...]

Tips For Storing Water in 55-Gallon Plastic Water Barrels

Tips For Storing Water in 55-Gallon Plastic Water Barrels

This post may contain affiliate links, read my full disclosure here. Subscribe and join our growing community! Tips For Storing Water in 55-Gallon Plastic Water Barrels Long term water storage is a critical part of your emergency preparedness! Please, please do not put off your emergency water storage. You and your family would only survive [...]

Should I Bring Home Baby Chicks This Year?

Should I Bring Home Baby Chicks This Year?

This post may contain affiliate links. Read my full disclosure here. Deciding Whether to Bring Baby Chicks Home? Here's Why You Should (or Should Not) Make It Happen. Ah, so the chicken bug has bitten you and you're either seriously considering becoming a first time chicken owner, or you're already well on your way, searching for [...]

Water Purifying Methods for Your Peace of Mind

Water Purifying Methods for Your Peace of Mind

This post may contain affiliate links, read my full disclosure here. Water: The Thing We Cannot Live Long Without Start with your water storage first. Have you ever experienced the humbling feeling of being severely dehydrated? Not fun, and certainly dangerous to your health. Our recommendation when starting out with emergency preparedness is to simply [...]

Firewood on the Homestead: How to Maintain Your Storage & 5 Alternative Uses

Firewood on the Homestead: How to Maintain Your Storage & 5 Alternative Uses

This post may contain affiliate links, read my full disclosure here. Winter comes every year and faster than most of us would like. Each year we face the brutal cold and (most of us) are to be reminded of the blessing of a warm place to live or stay. As this happens, I can't help [...]

Crock-Pot Cobbler Recipe For Whatever Fruit You’re Craving

Crock-Pot Cobbler Recipe For Whatever Fruit You’re Craving

This post may contain affiliate links, read my full disclosure here. The Crock-Pot Cobbler Oh, the crock-pot. I am all about simplicity in life and that does not exclude the kitchen. Food is delicious on it's own and our job is to create the right simple conditions and combinations for flavors to come to life. [...]

Composting: The Simple, No Stress Way

Composting: The Simple, No Stress Way

This post may contain affiliate links, read my full disclosure here.Compost. The Simple, No Stress Way.You have either never used it before, bought it in bags or you hear the word and can instantly smell earthy, rich goodness along with feeling the satisfaction knowing it came from your own property.Compost brings new life and richness [...]

Lentil Sprouts for Chickens (and Your Family) – A Protein Packed Winter Treat

Lentil Sprouts for Chickens (and Your Family) – A Protein Packed Winter Treat

This post may contain affiliate links, read my full disclosure here. Winter, with it’s dropping temperatures, snow, wind, rain and ice can bring up a lot of concerns for new chicken owners. It’s easy to feel sorry for them from our nice cozy homes while they’re out in the cold. The reality is that chickens […]

Utilizing the Power of Fall Leaves in the Garden

Utilizing the Power of Fall Leaves in the Garden

This post may contain affiliate links, read my full disclosure here. Fall is a beautiful time of year and a favorite of many. As with any season, it brings a certain type of outdoor work along with it. Depending on your preferences and season of life- the fall leaves that drop or blow onto your […]

Grandma’s Beautiful Fall and Winter Potpourri

Grandma’s Beautiful Fall and Winter Potpourri

This post may contain affiliate links, read my full disclosure here. A Family Recipe The potpourri was our ancestor’s “Glade PlugIn”. Except… better. Much, much better. It is a great way to make the house smell delicious without the calories of cookies and the chemicals from those candles you used to love before finding out […]