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4 plants you can REGROW in your kitchen

4 plants you can REGROW in your kitchen

The plant world is pretty amazing.  Things that you thought would never grow in the climate you are in…actually can.  And plants that are taken out of the ground, cut up for food, and then put back in water can grow again too.  We regrow 4 different […]

Why FROGS and TOADS are GOOD for your farm!

Why FROGS and TOADS are GOOD for your farm!

Why FROGS and TOADS are good for your farm! Frogs and toads are a wonderful to have around. They are fun to look at, kids love catching them, and they make funny noises. But there are more important reasons to have these guys on your farm. […]

Why we didn’t have a honeymoon

Why we didn’t have a honeymoon

Yesterday my husband and I were sitting on the back porch like we do every evening around dusk.  He was reading an article about a new honey beer from the brewery Unibroue called Lune de Miel and I was watching a duck chase a chicken around drinking […]

Not Eric’s Amazing Pizza Recipe

Not Eric’s Amazing Pizza Recipe

You guys this pizza dough is the BEST!  I mean the BEST!!!! We have literally tried ALL different types of flour, yeast, cooking styles, etc…because we are pizza people you know…and let me tell ya’…THIS IS IT!!!! It’s not Eric’s recipe…he snatched it from the […]

Harvesting Chickens

Harvesting Chickens

Harvesting chicken is both an exciting and emotional time.  It is exciting because when you harvest anything, whether it be vegetables, fruit, or an animal there is great joy in knowing you helped it grow and that it will feed your family.  The emotional part […]

I Got Worms

I Got Worms

I beg your pardon? No really, I got worms and a BUNCH of them!  Mealworms that is.  We began raising them after we got our chickens.  They’re a great source of protein for our hens.  Most of the chickens’ protein comes from their layer feed and foraging around […]

Nothing goes to waste!  Eggshells included…

Nothing goes to waste! Eggshells included…

We eat a lot of eggs…A LOT!  Fried, scrambled, pickled, you name it. We used to just throw the eggshells in our compost bin but when our chickens started rummaging through it we thought…hmmm, if they begin eating what looks like eggs…then they might start […]

Soap Nuts

Soap Nuts

Soap Nuts!!!!  I love these little nuts, actually berry shells, that come from a tree.  Our wonderful neighbors, Bev and Jim, introduced them to us about a year ago and I have been a user ever since. They contain saponin, a natural detergent, which is […]

Eric’s Healthy Cracker Recipe

Eric’s Healthy Cracker Recipe

Many people have been asking us how we make our healthy crackers. It’s simple and easy and has extreme health benefits. Enjoy and share with those you love!   Ingredients Baking & Spices 2 tbsp Nutritional yeast powder 1 tbsp Psyllium Husk Powder 1 tsp Himalayan […]