Ever since we bought this place I’ve fantasized about putting a cabin in the wood… And here it is! It’s so exciting to see it happen! I’m going to be very busy finishing the inside, and I’ll be sure to share those pictures when… Continue Reading “A Cabin in the Woods…”
The mask thing wasn’t something I was eager to participate in. We are, after all quite isolated as it is. What use would we have for such a thing? But my grandparents asked if we could find them a few on Amazon and order… Continue Reading “Fitted Face Mask with Wool Filter”
What is Homesteading?
When it comes to equal rights, neither man nor woman gets a day off on the homestead. A wife on the homestead is to be valued beyond measure as, I can attest, all things would come to a screeching halt without my wonderful wife… Continue Reading “Top ten gifts for the homestead wife”
There are many changes people face when transitioning to the homestead lifestyle. One of these changes is a shift in social interaction, especially for those moving form a more urban setting to a new rural life. For some people this is one of those… Continue Reading “Homesteading 101 – Social Changes”
Our barn was the very first structure we built as we knew there was a need to store tools and equipment long before we called the land our home. (You can read a little more about our barn adventure here, here, and here). When… Continue Reading “This post will floor you! Part One”
Since we began raising our sheep, most of our lambs have been born in January. Such was the case in 2018 as well and some of them came during a horribly cold period for our area. We were seeing temperatures in the teens and… Continue Reading “The 2019 Lambing Season Has Begun”
I can’t tell you how excited I am that I finally got a harness on Ruth! When we received her as a free gift over a year ago and she was w-i-l-d… but she has also amazed us constantly! I have been working with… Continue Reading “A Mule and a Harness”
We’re not ready…not for this kind of storm. Since moving to the farm we’ve identified several areas on our property prone to flooding. Thankfully our house isn’t in one of these areas. Unfortunately though, our animal barn is. Our property has a gentle slope… Continue Reading “Hurricane Harvey Cometh”
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