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When you feel like a Failure as a Homesteader

When you feel like a Failure as a Homesteader

Failure is such a harsh word, isn’t it? But, sometimes it feels like we are failures at this whole homesteading thing. Just this past year we have struggled with: A garden that was, shall we say, severely lacking in real vegetable growth. Losing most of […]

Introducing Lovino – the new(ish) kitty on our homestead.

Introducing Lovino – the new(ish) kitty on our homestead.

If you’ve been around here very long, you may be wondering, “is this a cat homestead?” Honestly, sometimes I wonder that myself! Just last week I told you about our cat Izzy having kittens and now I’m sharing another “new” cat? Here, let me explain a […]

Izzy had kittens!

Izzy had kittens!

I can not believe summer is already half over! Can you? Time sure does fly, and on that note, I have to share with you the latest addition to our homestead, four sweet little kittens! Last year, you may remember, we got our cat Isabelle […]

5 Ways to Get to know the Animals that Share our World

5 Ways to Get to know the Animals that Share our World

  Kids of all ages – and quite a few grownups – enjoy meeting the local wildlife, and summer is a fantastic opportunity to get up close and personal with some furry four-legged friends. An afternoon at the zoo or a walk through a nearby […]

What are Essential Oils and how can I use them around the homestead?

What are Essential Oils and how can I use them around the homestead?

This post contains affiliate links. What Are Essential Oils? Maybe you have heard the term “essential oils” but didn’t know what was meant by it. Perhaps you had a vague idea that it was connected in some way with aromatherapy, but didn’t know how. Now […]

Life around the Homestead: A Winter Homestead Tour

Life around the Homestead: A Winter Homestead Tour

Life around our little homestead has been busy, to say the least! I had planned to share this updated video tour of our homestead awhile ago, but then Christmas and New Years chaos ensued, so the sharing of this tour just didn’t happen until now. I […]

A Sad Week on the Homestead

A Sad Week on the Homestead

This past week and weekend were a bit sad around here as we unfortunately lost our ducks. We believe it was a bobcat who found a semi easy food source and decided to go on a killing spree. One of the males got attacked last […]

Our “Farm Dog” Stella

Our “Farm Dog” Stella

As I was going through my archives the other day and I was adding stuff to our Farm/Animals page, I realized that a very important someone was missing. I decided to remedy that by sharing with you today a little about our girl, Stella.

Our Newest Addition to the Homestead

Our Newest Addition to the Homestead

This is Isabelle, or Izzy for short. She is the newest member of the family. Isn’t she cute?!! We are all enjoying watching her cute kitten antics like playing with the shoes, coming in close for snuggles, planning her attack on our feet as we […]

February on the homestead

February on the homestead

Hi there! It has been awhile since I’ve done a homestead update and since I took some pictures around the place this morning I figured I may as well share with all you. I love our ducks, they are so cute! Unfortunately we lost one […]