Category Archives: Homesteading

Back to Basics Living Summit ~ Watch Free 10-16

Each day there are new presentations on a wide variety of topics. Love what you are learning? You can buy a lifetime membership. This is only day 2 and already I have learned a lot! I hope you will join … Continue reading

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Our Trip to the Fair

Recently, we were able to travel down to the Missouri State Fair (MSF) to watch part of the dairy goat show. The goat enthusiasts in our house really enjoyed it. Rebekah decided that she really, really wanted to get a … Continue reading

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August Bounty

Although our garden isn’t so great, we’ve been blessed to be busy canning lots of produce the past few weeks. We purchased 2 bushel of locally grown peaches and canned 27 quart. Of course, we had to eat lots of … Continue reading

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Installing a Solar Water Pump – Update

Rented pastures can be a blessing and a curse all at once. Many times the infrastructure is limited and as renters we hate to sink money into a permanent system. On the other hand, it is cheaper to rent pasture … Continue reading

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Bees, Bees, Beautiful Bees

A few weeks ago a friend split one of his hives and gave us 5 frames of bees. He made sure to give us some comb that included some queen cells. Aren’t they beeeeutiful? Here I am installing them into … Continue reading

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