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Flooded Barn, A day At the Kansas State Fair, Never A Dull Moment and More! Week 38 2018

What a day on the homestead…nothing went as planned but as we always say… “There’s never a dull moment on the homestead!” Ollie got out AGAIN and we moved the turkeys around. Is Bumbleston pregnant? Will we take her to … Continue reading

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A Day In the Life, When It Rains It Pours and When It Pours It Floods and More! Week 37 2018

Oh my, got a ton of rain and more flooding than we’ve ever seen! It poured rain, our tents got wet, so we came up with a new plan… and now we kinda question our sanity! We had a large … Continue reading

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Why Does Our Turkey Hen Act Like A Tom? And A Spooky Camp Out! Week 36 2018

String Bean, Sugar Pea, Phoebe… so how did we come up with those names? Whoa…. we had to do a double take! Thought we had a new tom running around here but no… it was just Chance.

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Preserving Eggs For Winter, Growing Potatoes In Laundry Baskets, I Feel Like I Won the Lottery & More! Week 31

We’ve been busy all week at the fair, so I decided I’d give you a little update about what’s been going on. We’re going to be going out of town for one more night then we’ll be back on the … Continue reading

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Family Fun, More Surprises From Our Chicks and More! Week 30 2018

We were surprised when we found our hen with chicks under her, then we were even more surprised when we found another hen hatching more chicks. Now that these chicks are growing, they surprised us once again… The best memories … Continue reading

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We Have Hay In the Barn, Lots Of Goodies From the Garden and More! Week 29

It’s my favorite time of the year when it comes to fixing meals because the garden is starting to kick in so more and more goodies become available from the garden. The rain we’ve been having has been great for … Continue reading

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Changed Up the Chicken Coop, Squash bug Invasion, A New Turkey Tractor and More! Week 28 2018

We made a turkey tractor and built it similar to the chicken tractor we made last year… just made it a little taller for the turkeys. Today we’re moving the poults into it and then moving the mama hen and … Continue reading

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Don’t Get This Chicken For the Homestead, Picking Mulberries and More! Week 27 2018

When life gets busy, its important to slow down and take a moment to pause and look around… you’ll be surprised by all the little things you’ve overlooked. The kids take over the vlog today and take you along while … Continue reading

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Garden Tour, MORE Chicks Hatch, A Surprise In the Garden and More! Week 25 2018

We have an awesome surprise in the garden… it’s something Miley has been waiting for for a long time. More chicks have hatched… where do we keep them? Who should do the chores… should they be considered rabbit chores or … Continue reading

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Surprise Chicks, Fishing At the Lake, Garden Update and More! Week 24 2018

One of our hens appeared out from under a bush with chicks!! Never a dull moment on the homestead! It’s free fishing weekend and we decided to take a break from all the work at the homestead and enjoy a … Continue reading

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