Monthly Archives: July 2016

Getting Ready for the Fair!

Fair time is an exciting but busy time around our house. We have a lot of stuff to do like last minute procrastinated projects to finish up, animal prep, project judging and lots more. Unfortunately, Miley got sick in the … Continue reading

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I Lost My Rooster Card!

Everyone has those days… you know, the ones where as soon as you wake up nothing goes right.  I think animals can even sometimes have those days.  In fact, one day Neville was having a horrible start to his day … Continue reading

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Our Turkeys and How We Sex Them

We finally got our turkeys ordered for this year. I think this is the latest we’ve ever gotten them. I guess it’s better late than never, right? In past years we’ve always raised broad breasted bronze turkeys. Up until last … Continue reading

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My Cat Chubbles

Well fair week has officially begun. Unfortunately for us it’s not gotten off to a very good start. Yesterday was hand pet judging day and Miley woke up sick so we weren’t able to make it. She was very disappointed … Continue reading

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Healthy Homemade Frozen Pizza

My kids love pizza. I love pizza, especially the quick and easy kind that the kids can pull out of the freezer and make themselves. Unfortunately I don’t get that kind of pizza too often because it’s not very healthy, … Continue reading

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Unhappy Goat and A Lost Flip Flop

Got up early to get garden work done, and help Miley break the goats to lead for the fair, so we could get it all done before it turned hot. Later in the afternoon I watered the corn and had … Continue reading

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How We Use Raw Milk in the Garden

              In this video I show you how we use raw milk in the garden. From what I’ve read, raw milk can help with blossom end rot which is caused by low calcium. It’s … Continue reading

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Just Hanging Out on the Homestead

Some times ya just gotta do nothing much but hang out and enjoy life…

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How I Use Neem Oil in the Garden

I like to spray my garden with neem oil on a regular basis to prevent fungus and insect problems. In this video I show how I use it.

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Afternoon of Making Bierocks and Sewing

After making sauerkraut we still had a lot of cabbage to use up so I made some bierocks. The kids decided to get the sewing machine out. It had been a while since Brooke did any sewing so she made … Continue reading

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