Tag: Chickens

Overload of homestead happenings!

Over the long weekend and all week long, we have been working all around this place! The Mr. has been putting up better fencing around the garden that also connects the chicken area to the garden. This is the new walkway in the big… Continue Reading “Overload of homestead happenings!”

Kid composting service!

My kiddo is growing up fast and I would love to instill some work ethic into him. Don’t get me wrong, he will help out with whatever you ask him to, but I would love for him to understand what it’s like to keep… Continue Reading “Kid composting service!”

No Spend Year (April Update!)

So far we have still been doing relatively well with this whole trying not to spend money on frivolous things journey! I was so proud of the Mr. for finding a used pair of boots that he really wanted for when we go hiking.… Continue Reading “No Spend Year (April Update!)”

Earth Day 2018

As you all know, I love the Earth every single day! But this year I stepped it up and helped to organize a town clean up! Only 9 people showed up, but we cleaned up a lot of trash! (Probably close to 20 bags!)… Continue Reading “Earth Day 2018”

Snow days in March?!

Between Tuesday and Wednesday, Mother Nature decides to spice up life and throw around 7 inches of snow our way! Just look at the difference between the pollinator area from Sunday to Wednesday! The chickens are not big fans of snowy days, so they… Continue Reading “Snow days in March?!”

No Spend February

We made 3. major achievements this month! 1. We paid off the truck! So, we are officially vehicle payment free! Of course last month, instead of putting more money towards the house or the solar panels, I needed new tires for my car. They… Continue Reading “No Spend February”

Beautiful February?!

Last weekend left me tired, but so looking forward to Spring! Here in western Maryland, we should be having temperatures around freezing. Today, it was around 80 degrees. It was very interesting to see the bees flying around like crazy! I was thrilled that… Continue Reading “Beautiful February?!”

Who we are!

Hello all! We have had a nice influx of new people to our little blog since Mavis over at onehundreddollarsamonth.com featured my husband’s Blacksmithing hobby! 1. So obviously, my husband is a backyard blacksmith! He’s pretty awesome and makes all kinds of metal creations,… Continue Reading “Who we are!”

Growing Popcorn

Last summer one new thing that we tried our green thumb on was popcorn. We grew 2 varieties: strawberry popcorn, on the right and a mixed color variety on the left. We noticed right away the height difference between the 2 varieties! The strawberry… Continue Reading “Growing Popcorn”

A sad day at the homestead

Today was one of those days that made me feel like maybe I should have just stayed in bed. I felt some sort of illness coming on last night and woke up with a fever, rash and cough. Weird, right? But, the day continued… Continue Reading “A sad day at the homestead”