Author Archives: Humble Little Homestead

Celebrating 6 Years On the Homestead, New Rabbit Kits and More! Week 45

We’re fixing a pot of chili to celebrate our 6th year of homesteading. Join me as I make chili and talk about how this last year has been. If you’re interested in reading about our move, click here. Our last … Continue reading

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Halloween Fun, Preparing for Winter, and Winter Chores Are Short and Easy Now! Week 44

Since we down sized and rearranged our animals for winter, our chores are short and easy now. We made a few more preparations for winter and now have all the animals tucked in where they need to be. Fences are … Continue reading

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Canning With My New Carey Smart Canner, Our Growing Season Ends and More! Week 43

After our big freeze the other day we decided it was time to get the rabbits’ water set up for winter. Brooke found some heated water bottles and decided to try them out and see how well they work. We … Continue reading

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Why We Don’t Keep Many Animals In the Winter, How To Make Fermented Green Beans & More! Week 42

We had so many things we needed done but kept putting off… but today is the day we’re getting them DONE. One of you asked me to do a video on why we don’t like to keep a lot of … Continue reading

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How To Give Goats Copper Bolus, An Afternoon of Painting and More! Week 41

An unexpected storm almost hindered our plans to get our pool put away but we managed to get it done anyway, even though we really would have loved to put it off for another day. Giving my goats copper bolus … Continue reading

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Making Fermented Vegetables, Breeding Goats, Breeding Rabbits and More! Week 40

We’re questioning whether the rabbits got bred the other day when we put them with the buck. So we’re breeding them again to see how it goes. We’re making banana chips, breeding the rabbits, draining the pool and making sauerkraut… … Continue reading

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Going To A Poultry Auction, How To Make Dilly Beans, How Much It Cost To Grow Our Own Meat & More! Week 39

Winter is fast approaching so I’m planning out how we’ll arrange the animals to make chores easier during the cold months. We picked our pork up from the processor today and got our freezer stocked. So, how much meat did … Continue reading

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Finally, We Got Rain! We’re Harvesting Beans and More! Week 38

The hard work of planting our fall beans has paid off and we have lots of beans to pick! Finally! We have rain headed our way, which is awesome because we really need it. Our mission is to get chores … Continue reading

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Getting Bunnies Settled, A Debt Free Car, Last Day with Our Pigs, and More! Week 37

It was a busy day! We did our chores and then spent a good part of the day doing a much needed deep cleaning on the house. Everyone worked together so well and we got it done in record time … Continue reading

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We Go to the State Fair, Get New Rabbits, Can Dry Beans and More! Week 36

Brooke chooses the rabbits she wants and we spend the rest of the day walking around the Kansas state fair. We quickly get our chores done and update you on a few things. Next we head to the Kansas State … Continue reading

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