How to Dye Brown Eggs

Farm fresh eggs are completely different from store bought eggs.  Why?  Because they are fresh and oh so delicious!  The main difference is that farm fresh eggs are usually brown, not white.  That makes farm eggs a little bit difficult to dye, but definitely not impossible.  I’ll show you how to dye brown eggs here. […] Read more…

What Should You Feed Your Geese?

Geese are very fun, loving creatures that can make great pets, not just great farm animals.  When raised from hatchlings, geese love their owners and follow them around the yard like a little dog.  But perhaps you are like me and got your goose when it was already an adult and had absolutely no idea […] Read more…

10 Free Farm Saying SVG Files

My quest for farm and chicken related crafts have led me down a dangerous path…I’ve discovered a passion for creating SVG files.  What with raising chickens and living on a homestead, I figure I should have more farm-related saying and quotes hanging around the home.  If you are crafty with either a Cricut or Silhouette, […] Read more…

Introducing Geese to Chickens

One of the first questions I had about purchasing a goose was “will it get along with my chickens?”  You may have noticed that chickens are territorial and do not like to share nicely with newcomers.  I was nervous about getting a goose so late in the game with 18 grown chickens and 3 roosters.  […] Read more…

Homemade Wood Floor Cleaner

When I first purchased my home, I was happy to discover that the original owner had purchased natural hardwood floors for the entire first floor.  The floors were even hand-stained by the owner.  That’s proud craftsmanship there!  But as with anything in a home, even floors eventually need to be cleaned.  So I created my […] Read more…

10 Ways to Save Money on Chicken Feed

How to Save Money on Chicken Feed

I love my dear little chickens, I really do.  But they cost an arm and a leg to feed!  Shouldn’t the cost of raising chickens be less than what it takes to feed them?  Isn’t that why we homesteaders got the little cutie-pies in the first place? Okay, okay, I really wanted eggs that were […] Read more…

How to Make a Chicken Saddle

How to Make a Chicken Saddle

The day finally came.  My chickens need chicken saddles.  Why I thought for sure I would be exempt from this, I don’t know.  But I just recently noticed that FOUR of my chickens needed saddles, stat!  Oh, Fernando, my beloved rooster, why do you have to love the ladies so much?!  So I had to […] Read more…

Natural Lemon Household Cleaner Recipe

I love using natural products over manufactured products any day.  Why?  Well, for one, it’s cheaper.  For two, I know what ingredients I am putting into my products.  Isn’t it better to know that you are not using harsh chemicals inside your home?  That’s why I prefer to make my own natural cleaners, including this Natural […] Read more…

Best Egg Laying Chickens

Best Egg Laying Chickens When I first started looking to raise chickens, I knew that I wanted chicken breeds that laid a lot of eggs all-year round.  I didn’t want fancy chickens for show.  I wanted eggs, lots of them.  So, if that is what you are also looking for, here are some of the […] Read more…

Best Laundry Booster Scents

Best Laundry Booster Scents

Now that I’ve made the move to make my household green and chemical-free, I decided to make my own laundry scent booster.  The laundry scent booster is a quick and easy way to get that long-lasting smell in your clean clothes without any fake perfumes or dyes.  Here, I’ve gathered the best essential oil laundry […] Read more…

11 Cheap Date Night Ideas

11 Cheap Date Night Ideas at Home

11 Cheap Date Night Ideas Dating your spouse is a very important part of marriage and is something that should not be neglected.  Yes, you may need to get a babysitter for the kids.  But I never said that date night had to be expensive…or that you had to even leave the house…In fact, date […] Read more…

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