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Natural Or Frustrated… “Common Sense” Homesteading

I have sucked at blogging in 2015. Now its 2016 and I was cleaning the barn thinking about why. You know why I have been so bad at it? It is because I want to help people and I was … Continue reading

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Who Works Harder?

We are cleaning up from supper tonight, or at least I am, and my husband bemoaning the fact that I am going to put some hours in at my job answering emails and I still have to do the evening … Continue reading

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The Reluctant Chickenista

Chickens on our farm have always been the lowly, replaceable stock. That sounds bad in a way, but truly it isn’t meant that way, its just that in the scheme of things, where I struggle to have enough food for … Continue reading

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Swamp Rats

I went out to milk this evening, though it felt a lot like a chore. It was dark, damp and cold. Even my light hardly penetrated the night. I get to the barn and start the chores. Even the goats … Continue reading

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Why I Make Stock

Good morning friends! Welcome to my homestead kitchen on this winter morning! A cold front is moving across the country and here in eastern North Carolina we are expecting rain and chilly temps. The barn is full of hay, the … Continue reading

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Prioritizing for the New Year

It is January 1st. today! Can you believe we have entered 2014?! I mean, we made it through 2012, which was pretty amazing since the world was supposed to end, but then some thought it was just on a delayed … Continue reading

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Natural, Conventional, or Both?

Hello again, my friends! Welcome back to my kitchen! *Yes, I sit and type my blogs in the kitchen*  Today I wanted to talk with you about some thoughts I have on caring for our livestock, pets, and …… US! … Continue reading

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Planning for 2014!

Oh, the planning! 2014 is almost here and I am working on garden and pasture plantings in my mind. Yes, it is December, I am well aware of that, haha!  However, as I sit inside and look out the window … Continue reading

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Spring 2013 is Coming!

Ahh…. Spring is in the air, mixed with cold spells. The warmer days have flowers starting to open around our farm. I have been very busy trying to get things ready and still keep up with the basic chores. We … Continue reading

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